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Child Trafficking

There is a free online conference against child trafficking on 16-18 October 2013. It is the first global conference of its kind to discuss issues from all over the world. For more information and to register go to www.counterchildtrafficking.org  Sessions include:

Mexico: ‘From surviving to survivor’ – Rosi Orozco

USA: ‘Victim, survivor, leader: Empowering CSE and trafficked youth’  – Rachel Lloyd of GEMS

Middle East and USA: ‘Sex trafficking as a form of torture: Understanding the clinical implications of trauma on child victims of commercial sexual exploitation’ – Halleh Seddighzadeh of ARMAN

UK: ‘Using drama as a method of healing for child trafficking victims’ – Debbie Ariyo of AFRUCA

Cambodia: ‘A ten-year study: Butterfly longitudinal findings, recommendations and practitioner feedback’  – Siobhan Miles of Chab Dai

Philippines: ‘More than safe’  – Gundelina Velasco, Love 146

There will also be keynote addresses from  Maria Grazia Giammarinaro (OSCE Special Representative and Coordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings);  Joy Ngozi Ezelio (UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons);  Luis CdeBaca (United States Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons); Myria Vassiliadou (EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator)