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UN report: 2014 saw extremists use of rape, sexual slavery

Apr 14, 2015

UN report: 2014 saw extremists use of rape, sexual slavery

A new UN report says 2014 was marked by harrowing accounts of rape, sexual slavery and forced marriage being used by extremists including the Islamic State group and Boko Haram. #NewsTracker #Marriage #UN #Rape #Secretary-General #Report #Sexual Slavery
More than 2,000 people sue Japan paper over 'comfort women' reports

Feb 19, 2015

More than 2,000 people sue Japan paper over 'comfort women' reports

More than 2,000 people are suing the liberal Asahi newspaper to demand that it place international advertisements apologising for its coverage of wartime sex slavery, saying it has stained Japan's reputation, #Japan #NewsTracker #Comfort women #Asahi #Japanese NewsPaper #Japan sexual slavery #Japan War crimes
At 14.3 mn, India has the highest number of people trapped in slavery: survey

Nov 18, 2014

At 14.3 mn, India has the highest number of people trapped in slavery: survey

India has nearly 14.3 million people, including children, "trapped" in modern-day slavery, ranking fifth in a list of countries brought out by the Global Slavery Index 2014. #India #didyouknow #NewsTracker #Slavery #Bonded labour #Global Slavery Index 2014
South Korea, Japan to hold talks on sex slavery during Second World War

Sep 18, 2014

South Korea, Japan to hold talks on sex slavery during Second World War

Senior diplomats from South Korea and Japan will hold talks about Tokyo's sexual enslavement of Korean women during the Second World War. #World #ThisisNext #Tokyo #Japan #South Korea #Seoul #Sexual abuse #bilateral talks #Sex slavery #Second World War
1,200 years of servitude PM Modi offers food for thought

Jun 13, 2014

1,200 years of servitude PM Modi offers food for thought

The question, it seems, is not about foreign rule or local rule, but about 'slavery' or subservience to a foreign power that gave birth to slave mentality. #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Slavery #Ghoris #Ghaznavis #Mughals #Britishers
British police interview rescued women 'slaves' for first time

Nov 28, 2013

British police interview rescued women 'slaves' for first time

Three women, allegedly enslaved for 30 years here by an Indian-origin man and his Tanzanian wife, were for the first time interviewed by the British police today. #UK #Slavery #British police #Tanania #Indian origin man #Siti Aishah #Josephine Herivel
UK police free 3 women held captive for 30 years

Nov 22, 2013

UK police free 3 women held captive for 30 years

Three women have been freed after spending 30 years held captive in a south London home, including one woman believed to have spent her entire life in domestic slavery, police announced Thursday. #domestic help #UK #Slavery #Metropolitan Police #maids
Delhi is 'hub' of human trafficking in India

Oct 18, 2013

Delhi is 'hub' of human trafficking in India

Close on the heels of reports that India accounts for half of the world's 30 million slaves, comes further reports that Delhi has become a "hub" for the Indian human trafficking trade #Human trafficking #United Nations #Delhi #Prostitution #forced marriage #Slavery #Flesh trade #Bonded labour
India's slavery shame Govt to rehabilitate bonded labourers, says Ramesh

Oct 18, 2013

India's slavery shame Govt to rehabilitate bonded labourers, says Ramesh

Concerned over the prevalence of bonded labour in the country, the government today decided to initiate massive programmes to rehabilitate and provide alternative livelihood for people living in conditions of modern-day slavery. #India #Jairam Ramesh #TheySaidIt #National Rural Livelihood Mission #Global slavery index #Bonded labourers