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Indonesia's maid ban raises risk of human trafficking

Indonesia's proposed ban on sending domestic workers to the Middle East will force women seeking an escape from poverty to migrate illegally, and put them at greater risk of human trafficking, a rights campaigner said on Wednesday.

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Bid to spot human trafficking in the air

A global association of flight attendants is calling on US government to step up action against human trafficking by funding mandatory training to help them spot victims in the air. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA),

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Bid to spot human trafficking in the air

A global association of flight attendants is calling on US government to step up action against human trafficking by funding mandatory training to help them spot victims in the air. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA),

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Bahrain plans new unit to fight human trafficking

Bahrain is stepping up efforts to tackle human trafficking by creating a dedicated new unit to help victims, a report said. It will be overseen by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and include participation of social w

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Human beings 'not for trafficking'

A key seminar was held in Bahrain to raise awareness on the issues related to human trafficking including forced labour, organ trafficking and sexual exploitation of women and children. Human Beings are not for Trafficking' wa

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Drop seen in Bahrain’s trafficking probe

Bahrain reportedly investigated only seven trafficking cases from the 18 carried out last year, according to the latest US State Department Trafficking in persons (TIP) report. Bahrain has allegedly made few "discernible effo

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Drop seen in Bahrain’s trafficking probe

Bahrain reportedly investigated only seven trafficking cases from the 18 carried out last year, according to the latest US State Department Trafficking in persons (TIP) report. Bahrain has allegedly made few "discernible effo

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Anti-trafficking forum ends in Bahrain

A two-day workshop on National Capacities in Controlling Trafficking in Persons, Crimes and Criminal Investigations concluded in Bahrain yesterday. It was jointly organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International

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ME human trafficking figures hit 600,000

Around 600,000 men, women and children are trafficked in the region annually - most of them in the Gulf, said a United Nations expert. The massive number of expatriates seeking work in the region made foreign jobseekers vulnerable

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Bahrain beefs up border security

Bahrain is beefing up its border security with the introduction of two new offshore checkpoints, which are in addition to three existing checkpoints designed to combat illegal activities at sea, including drug smuggling and human trafficking.

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