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Hélio Dias (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Rapists Can No Longer Marry Their Victims to Avoid Prosecution in Morocco

The North African country has repealed a controversial law at long last.

Posted on Jan 23, 2014 READ MORE



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Where Do Today’s Slaves Live?

There are 30 million slaves in the world and 60,000 of them live in the United States, according to a new report. It’s time to acknowledge that slave labor still exists in many forms and do something about it.

Posted on Oct 22, 2013 READ MORE



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60 Million Underage Girls Have Been Forced to Marry

Girls all over the world are being deprived of their childhoods by being forced into early marriages. New research by human rights group Breakthrough shows as many as 25,000 girls are wed in India, many times by fathers who think they’re protecting their children from harm.

Posted on Oct 10, 2013 READ MORE


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