In Modern Bondage: Sex Trafficking in the Americas
Publisher: DePaul University College of Law 2002
Number of pages: 221
This second revised edition includes the expanded findings of IHRLI's groundbreaking 2000 study of trafficking of women and children for purposes of commercial sexual exploitation in the Americas. Included in this publication are the newly edited regional overview, which examines the situation of trafficking in Belize, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama, and a summary report of trafficking in Brazil.
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by Marie Mercat-Bruns - University of California Press
Powerful and incisive, the book examines issues such as racial and religious bias, sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and equality for LGBT individuals, highlighting comparisons that will further discussions on human rights across borders.
by Susanne Kaul, David Kim - De Gruyter Open Ltd
Why are human rights considered inviolable norms although many countries around the globe violate them? This paradox seems reducible to the discrepancy between idealism and reality in humanitarian affairs, but this book complicates this picture ...
- Human Rights Watch
Guerrilla in Colombia rely on child combatants, who have committed atrocities and are even made to execute other children. This is the first report published on this issue, it documents how illegal armies have recruited increasing numbers of children.
by Kevin Bales, Laurel Fletcher, Eric Stover - Human Rights Center
Because forced labor is hidden, inhumane, widespread, and criminal, sustained and coordinated efforts by U.S. law enforcement, social service providers, and the general public are needed to expose and eradicate this illicit trade.