human trafficking

Conflict

What does human trafficking look like today? How do we stop it?

I've traveled from New England to New York to Thailand to Vietnam to China’s southeast border to expose human trafficking routes and venues, and to bring attention to sex and labor exploitation. The Forum at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Tuesday took a closer look at this modern slave trade and its impact on public health worldwide, including in cities and rural communities across the USA.

Justice

'I am saving up to take the death boat to Europe'

Despite the clear and growing dangers of crossing the Mediterranean Sea in search of refuge in Europe, the stream of migrants is only getting bigger. The people making the journey say it's better to take a deadly chance than die slowly in civil wars or along the dangerous routes away from home.

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Arts, Culture & Media

Frozen River

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Courtney Hunt, director of the film "Frozen River." The film portrays human trafficking across the border between Canada and the United States.

Global Politics

Slavery verdict against Niger

A West African court found authorities in Niger guilty of failing to protect a young woman from slavery. The ruling is expected to have lasting consequences for the thousands of people who still live in conditions of slavery across the region.

Arts, Culture & Media

Art and trauma

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with American artist Ross Bleckner about his work with children in Northern Uganda who had been forced to become soldiers for a murderous rebel group.

Conflict & Justice

Albinos face discrimination in Africa

Phillip Martin reports on the challenges faced by albinos in much of sub-Saharan Africa. Albinos lack the pigment melanin in their eyes, skin, and hair. It's a genetic defect, but in much of Africa, it's also reason for extreme ? and deadly ? prejudice.

Conflict & Justice

Child maids in Morocco

In Morocco human rights groups are pointing out the use � and abuse � of children as house maids. They say each year thousands of girls from poor families are sent to work among the wealthy. The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Casablanca.