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NBI nabs British woman on suspicion of trafficking

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Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Friday afternoon arrested a 65-year-old British woman who was suspected of illegally detaining five children in her house in Barangay (village) Aningway in Subic town in Zambales province.

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

We’re going after sex offenders, says Palace

The Interagency Commission Against Trafficking—composed of scores of government and law enforcement agencies—has been tasked to rid the country of a pedophile ring victimizing minors, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma said on Thursday.

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Indian maid, 11, tortured with chillies—police

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Indian police have arrested a trader for allegedly torturing an 11-year-old maid who was forced to eat chillies which were also rubbed on her body, an official said Monday, in the latest abuse of domestic servants.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Poe seeks probe of unregistered births

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At least 7.5 million Filipinos, including children, are vulnerable to trafficking and may also find it difficult to enrol in schools, find jobs, travel or run for office—all because their births were not registered.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Women, kids in danger in evacuation centers–Gabriela

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In the crowded condition of evacuation centers, women and children become vulnerable to rape, trafficking, prostitution and other forms of exploitation, the party-list group Gabriela warned on Monday. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

In the crowded condition of evacuation centers, women and children become vulnerable to rape, trafficking, prostitution and other forms of exploitation, the party-list group Gabriela warned on Monday, as it urged the government to speed up the provision of basic social services to counter these risks, especially in areas battered by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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