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Poverty forcing Solomons girls into prostitution (Solomon Islands)

August 1, 2012

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Source A national forum on violence against women in Solomon Islands has heard poverty is forcing girls as young as 13 into prostitution. Police say it is an increasing problem around logging camps in Makira, Malaita and Isabel islands. Sister Doreen, who runs Honiara’s only women’s shelter, the Christian Care Centre, told Radio Australia’s Pacific […]

Wanted Pineville Man Now in Jail

July 28, 2012

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 Source PINEVILLE, La. – A man who was wanted for trafficking children for sexual purposes, has been arrested. Officers with the Pineville Police Department say 38-year-old Lavelle Davis forced two juveniles to have “inappropriate sexual relations” with him. Davis had a warrant put out for his arrest, and Monday afternoon, police say they found the […]

6-year-old kidnap victim was scolded for soiling self

July 12, 2012

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Jul 12, 2012 COIMBATORE: There is more to the story of a six-year-old girl who was recently kidnapped by two persons but eventually recovered by the police. The child was reprimanded by school authorities for soiling herself and she was asked to clean herself up at the toilet near the main entrance of the school, […]

U.S. Midwest in crosshairs of child sex trafficking fight

June 20, 2012

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By Deborah Feyerick & Sheila Steffen, CNN Tamara Vandermoon is barely recognizable in the photo she holds up; her face is swollen and bruised, her eyes nearly battered shut. She was 19 at the time. “My pimp had beaten me and stomped my face,” she says. “I was black and blue.” The Minnesota woman has […]

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: The girl, 15, handed to her abusers on a plate to be raped by a sex gang after care home staff let her run away 19 times (U.K.)

May 11, 2012

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Nothing can excuse the nine men found guilty this week of grooming young white girls for sex, in a case that has shocked the nation and raised troubling questions about race. But in truth, the abusers are not the only guilty party. In the dock with them should have been our whole system of care […]