Human trafficking has long history in UK says Solicitor General

Human trafficking has long history in UK says Solicitor General

Solicitor General Oliver Heald – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN) London, UNITED KINGDOM, WESTERN EUROPE: Member of Parliament at the House of Commons and Solicitor General for England and Wales Oliver Heald spoke out recently in mid June, 2013 saying progress to stop human trafficking in the UK has been implemented, but crime and abuse by traffickers […]

Post Saddam Iraq sees dramatic rise in sex–trafficking

Post Saddam Iraq sees dramatic rise in sex–trafficking

Jessica Sarhan – WNN Breaking (WNN) LONDON: On the 9th November, Westminster-based NGO called SCEME –  Social Change through Education in the Middle East issued a report in the UK Parliament House of Lords that details the increasing number of Iraqi women being trafficked since the beginning of the 2003 Iraq invasion. The fall of […]

New mobile tech saves lives and women’s health Africa

New mobile tech saves lives and women’s health Africa

Eva Fernandez Ortiz and Shubhi Tandon – WNN Breaking It’s been one hundred years since the first International Women’s Day, and eleven years since the United Nations Millennium Summit. In spite of this poverty still denies women around the world easy access to primary health care. To answer the needs, a new approach to microfinance […]

What Are Governments Doing to Prevent Domestic Violence? – Council of Europe Paves the Way

What Are Governments Doing to Prevent Domestic Violence? – Council of Europe Paves the Way

WNN  editorial release – WNN Features Keynote speech by Thomas Hammarberg, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights At the Council of Europe Conference on “Support Services for Women Victims of Violence” Strasbourg, 6 December 2007 A week ago I visited a refuge in Cork, Ireland, for women who needed shelter against violence at home. […]