Activists Networking Against Exploitation of Children - South Africa
Description of services: Anex is a children’s rights organisation advocating for the end of all forms of exploitation and abuse of children. The scope of Anex’ work involves counter-trafficking, anti-child labour and youth development. Although all three programmes are diverse in nature they are all linked in that they actively attempt to extricate all forms or situations which result in the enslavement of children
Human trafficking a $7bn business
October 6, 2014
Vienna - Smugglers rake in €5.6bn every year from human trafficking between Africa and Europe and between Latin and North America, even as thousands continue to die in search of a better life, a new UN estimate showed on Monday.
Background on Human Trafficking
Human trafficking is the modern equivalent of slavery. It’s an incredibly lucrative crime, bringing quick, high profits with few start-up costs. Because of this, it has expanded into a huge network, second to only the drug trade.
by Amy Joy Hess
September 8, 2014
On par with murder itself, the sexual assault of a child is one of the most horrendous crimes known to man. Yet, between 1997 and 2013, at least 1400 girls in the South Yorkshire of Rotherham were groomed, drawn into the company of packs of Pakistani men, and exploited without mercy. The reign of terror involved beatings and threats of death and torture of the girls’ family members, and local law enforcement did close to nothing.
Religious orders allowed over 2000 Irish children to be used in medical experiments
by Patrick Counihan
June 07, 2014
More than 2000 Irish children in religious run homes were subjected to drugs trials in the 1930s according to a shocking new report.
Boys Town founder Fr. Flanagan warned Irish Church about abuse
by John Fay
Father Edward Flanagan, founder of “Boys Town” made famous by the Spencer Tracy movie, was a lone voice in condemning Ireland’s industrial schools back in the 1940s – and he was viciously castigated by church and government for doing so.
Body Snatchers: Organ Harvesting For Profit
by Dale Archer
November 13, 2013
Kidneys and other organs are selling to the highest bidder on the black market.
Human Trafficking - Understand The Problem
Human Trafficking is the acquisition of people using force, deception, or coercion with the intent to exploit. Men, women, and children are sold into a $150 billion annual market for sex and labor. This is happening globally, and domestically; in urban and suburban areas; in hotels, restaurants, and on street corners. Slavery is wrapped up in almost every industry’s supply chain, tainting the food we eat, the clothes we buy, and the electronics we love.
Irish government launches formal inquiry into child abuse at Catholic homes
by Kate Hickey
The Irish government has announced a statutory inquiry into the State sanctioned, Catholic Church-run institutions used as homes for pregnant, unmarried mothers and their children.
What’s So Wrong with Sex Before Marriage?
By Nestor A. Toro
July 2, 2013
Something vital is missing from the prevailing mindset toward sexual relations outside of marriage.
UK: Imams promote sex slavery rings
May 16, 2013
UK Muslim leader says that imams promote sex slavery rings. He says it is because they preach contempt for women and the concept of women as chattel, which is certainly found in Islam, with its polygamy.
What does the Bible say about Pornography
By far, the most searched for terms on the internet are related to pornography. Pornography is rampant in the world today.
How Can I Keep My Child Safe from Internet Pornography
by Internet Safety Wiki
Pornography is defined as "printed or visual material containing the explicit description or display of sexual organs or activity, intended to stimulate erotic rather than aesthetic of emotional feelings."
What's wrong with Pornography?
by Ross S. Olson MD
Why do some people get so hot and bothered about sexy pictures? Is it because they are repressed or something? Why not just let everybody look at what they like? It doesn't hurt anybody, does it?
Not Just Urban Legend
by Jeneen Interlandi
Jan 10, 2009
Organ trafficking was long considered a myth. But now mounting evidence suggests it is a real and growing problem, even in America.
by Damon Beard
19 March 2010
Human Trafficking is modern day slavery, where people are sold into sexual exploitation, forced labor and marriage, production of pornography, and harvesting of body parts and organs.
Child prostitution crisis surges worldwide
by Rudabeh Shahbazi
October 23, 2003
Every day, 2,000 children are forced into prostitution, a transnational enterprise that is growing in both size and scope. The International Labor Organization estimates that more than 2 million children under age 18 are involved in prostitution.
Bangladeshi Child Sex Slaves Force-Fed Bovine Steroids to Look Older
by Amanda Kloer
Life is getting even more dangerous for the young girls enslaved in the many, massive brothels across Bangladesh, thanks to a disturbing and growing trend: force-feeding child trafficking victims a steroid used to fatten cattle. The long-term side affects of such drugs on humans are largely unknown, but the short-term effects range from dangerous to deadly.
Babies for sale: no warranty
by Mark Baker
In Cambodia, corruption and lax regulations mean it's easy to get a child quickly. The problem is, many of them aren't abandoned - they're sold.