combating human trafficking

US worst human trafficker: Russia

June 26th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has accused the US of being the world's biggest importer of trafficked humansThe Russian foreign ministry said Monday that the US which ... Read more...

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UAE praised for anti-human trafficking efforts

April 20th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 19 (IANS/WAM) A senior UN official has praised the UAE for its efforts in combating human trafficking.The UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons Joy Ngozi Ezeilo ... Read more...

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UAE, ILO discuss human trafficking

February 2nd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 1 (IANS/WAM) Representatives of the UAE and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) have discussed ways to boost cooperation to fight human trafficking.Brigadier Ahmed Mohamed Nakhira, director of ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin defends gay rights

October 16th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Managua (Nicaragua), Oct 16 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin defended gay rights in Managua, slammed child slavery and pornography, and promised that his only concert in Nicaragua will be ... Read more...

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Forum seeks help of media to fight human trafficking

April 13th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 12 (IANS/WAM) The participants at the second annual forum here for combating human trafficking have underscored the role of the media in fighting such crimes.The meeting was organised ... Read more...

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UAE, EU to cooperate against human trafficking

June 21st, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 21 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is keen to boost cooperation with the European Union (EU) to fight human trafficking, an official said Monday. "The UAE is among the ... Read more...

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Indian activist Ruchira Gupta wins Clinton Global Citizen Award

September 25th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) An Indian journalist and activist Ruchira Gupta has been awarded the Third Annual Clinton Global Citizen Award for her work against human trafficking in four Indian states. Former ... Read more...

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UAE asserts commitment to fighting human trafficking

May 19th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by admin
Abu Dhabi, May 19 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is committed to fighting human trafficking wherever it occurs and would aggressively interdict those involved in it, says the first annual report ... Read more...

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No organised human trafficking in UAE, say police

April 10th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, April 10 (IANS) There is no organised trafficking in human beings in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to the Dubai Police, WAM news agency reported Thursday. Major General Khamis Matar ... Read more...

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India not to commercialise sex work: Renuka Chowdhury

March 7th, 2008 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
(For Women's Day March 8) By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) India will not consider legalising commercial sex or giving licences to brothels, Minister for Women and Child Development Renuka Chowdhury has ... Read more...

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