AIRES Argentina (AP) - Judges found all defendants innocent Tuesday in a
high-profile case of an Argentine woman who was allegedly kidnapped and forced
into prostitution a decade ago. The 13 people on trial in the province of
Tucuman had Full...
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is a four-hour PBS primetime documentary film and national broadcast event inspired by the widely acclaimed book of the same name by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.
Brazil (AP) - Human rights advocates in Brazil have slammed a recent appeals court
ruling that found that having sex with a minor does not necessarily constitute
statutory rape. The Superior Court of Justice ruled earlier this week that a...
Earlier this week, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI),
in conjunction with the National
Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC),
state and local law enforcement, rescued 79 teenage prostitutes and arrested
104 alleged child...
Without context, the term "dancing boys" might appear to be
innocent in nature, such as a reference to a youth dance troupe. Even the Afghani
term "bacha bazi," which roughly translates as "boy play," doesn't fully...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Local, state and federal law enforcement
officers in Nashville, Tenn., Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., on Monday began
arresting 29 individuals who were listed in a federal indictment which was
unsealed listing various charges,...
by Dawn Conway, Esq., Senior Vice President,
LexisNexis Corporate Responsibility
On June 30 2010, the LexisNexis Community listened as Ambassador Mark Lagon
discussed Human Trafficking in his webinar "Why Human Trafficking Matters to
you are a young woman living in Nigeria. Living in poverty without an education
or vocational skills, your choices are limited.
How will you
If you're a
single mother, a popular option is to work as a prostitute. Don't...