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Women in prisons have less access to health care & HIV services than men.
HIV and gender-responsive health services are πŸ”‘ to achieve the #SDGs and to #EndAIDS. #MyRighttoHealth

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El Salvador is the latest country to join UNODC's Blue Heart campaign to #EndHumanTrafficking

"People are not a business, they cannot be sold. Today, more than ever, we must work towards the promotion and strengthening of a system based on the rights of our youth and families," said Oscar Ortiz, Vice-President of El Salvador.

πŸ“ http://bit.ly/2zCzKFf

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With a view to increasing the accessibility of the existing resources on international cooperation in criminal matters, UNODC has launched a new resource hub that provides one-click access to its publications, tools, databases, directories, networks, events and other useful resources and information.
Access here: http://ow.ly/FUVh30gnqnP

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It’s 21st century.
Slavery still exists.
Human Trafficking is the 3rd largest crime worldwide.

Visit www.endht.org to find out more about how you can
get involved on the World Day against Trafficking in
Persons, 30 July.

It is time to #EndHumanTrafficking!

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It's #MandelaDay!

UNODC Chief, Yury Fedotov, calls on everyone to reflect on prisoner rights and on #NelsonMandelaRules.

"Prisoners should never be ignored in efforts to strengthen the rule of law, improve criminal justice systems and make societies resilient to the ravages of drugs, crime, corruption and terrorism," Mr. Fedotov said.

Read full statement at http://bit.ly/2tPZESJ

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http://fox17.com/news/local/fox-17-investigates-child-sex-slave-in-nashville-prison-for-killing-man-who-used-her

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Nigeria: The New Ways of Nigeria's Human Traffickers

"Thousands of young people move from the Nigerian state of Benue in the east to the country's southwest every year. They are promised a good education and well-paid jobs. But they end up in modern slavery."

Read more: http://www.humantrafficking.co.za/index.php/news/1780-nigeria-the-new-ways-of-nigeria-s-human-traffickers-30-october-2017

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#Colombia and UNODC today signed a historic agreement, valued at around US$315 million, to monitor the country's policy to reduce illicit crops and to strengthen rural development, as a crucial part of the country's ongoing peace-building efforts.
Read full story at http://bit.ly/2yr78Q4

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The Global Action to Prevent and Address Trafficking in Persons and the Smuggling of Migrants (GLO.ACT), a four-year joint initiative by the European Union (EU) and UNODC, was launched in Islamabad, Pakistan on Wednesday.

In addition to the project, a public awareness campaign on the topic was launched, co-funded by Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection and the United States Department of State.

Read full story at http://bit.ly/2ui9V95

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In many urban areas across the #world, high rates of crime and violence are undermining growth and impeding social development, which disproportionally impacts vulnerable populations.

To explore ways and means of promoting good city governance and peaceful and inclusive societies, UNODC, together with the UN-HABITAT and the Habitat III Secretariat, in coordination with the Government of Canada, recently organised an Expert Group Meeting in United Nations Headquarters in #NY.

For full story: http://bit.ly/2sCZNJA
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