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USA: Judge denies Facebook's efforts to dismiss lawsuit for allegedly permitting sex traffickers to recruit through its platforms
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Author: Middle East Monitor
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Kenya: Police rescue 29 suspected victims of human trafficking abandoned by recruitment agents after Covid-19-related travel restrictions
Author: Judie Kaberia, Capital News (Kenya)
"Agony of human trafficking victims trapped in countries over coronavirus"...
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The Anti-Trafficking Review: Call for Papers on "Trafficking in Minors" special issue (Deadline: 1 Jun)
Author: Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (Thailand)
"The Anti-Trafficking Review calls for papers for a special issue themed ‘Trafficking in Minors’." ...