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MANILA (AP): The Philippines has emerged as a global hot spot for online child sexual exploitation, and coronavirus lockdowns that restrict millions to their homes may be worsening the abuses, a US official said Thursday (May 21)
Hollywood actress Mira Sorvino called on March 5 for more action to be taken against pimps and men buying sex in a bid to end sex trafficking, voicing fears that online pornography and grooming of vulnerable targets were fuelling the problem.
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN): Women in Luang Namtha province continued to fall prey to human traffickers last year, with many being tricked into fraudulent marriages.
The Hubert H Humphrey Fellowship enabled Deputy Supt Dr Sivabalan Suppiah to spend 10 months in the United States.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a sweeping social policy shift, the Trump administration is seeking to remake health rules at home and abroad for women, gay and transgender people, restricting access to abortion, curtailing support for contraception and narrowing the scope of civil rights in healthcare.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand on Wednesday welcomed a decision by the European Commission to drop the Southeast Asian nation from a list of countries it had warned over illegal and unregulated fishing.
SPOTSYLVANIA, Virginia (Reuters) - The last time U.S. congressional elections were held in this central Virginia district, Meg Sneed voted for the Republican incumbent, Representative Dave Brat. Her friend, Cheryll Lesser, did not vote at all.