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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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Sabre joins fight against child exploitation

Global travel technology company, Sabre Holdings, has joined members of the travel and tourism industry to fight sexual exploitation of children by signing the tourism Code of Conduct (The Code).  A tourism-driven initiative to preve

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Bahrain backs global war on human trafficking

Bahrain has urged the business community to take the lead in fighting the global scourge of human trafficking. Human trafficking, particularly of women and children, is a horrible example of servitude in our modern era, Her Royal Highness

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DJI joins fight against human trafficking

The UAE National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking (NCCHT) and  Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI) have signed a MoU specifying higher levels of co-ordination in the fight against human trafficking. Dr Anwar Mohammed Ga

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