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# Child Trafficking

Last year
Mo Farah reveals he was illegally trafficked into the UK under the name of another child
Mo Farah ‘really proud’ of new revelatory documentary about his past.
All time
Ashton Kutcher close to tears in speech about efforts to combat child sexual exploitation
Kutcher was speaking at a US senate hearing about victims of trafficking.
Gardaí team up with Europol in operation that saved 30 children from trafficking
Over 1,000 arrests were made across the EU and most arrests made in Ireland were for burglary offences.
Child trafficking is on the increase in Ireland
That’s according to a report from the US State Department, which looks at trafficking in countries around the world.
Column: Webcam child sex tourism – a sordid off-shoot of the social media revolution
Law enforcement has not caught up with advances in technology that are giving sexual predators access to vulnerable children, writes Hans Guyt.
Man in Clare charged with offences under Child Trafficking and Pornography Act
The 33-year-old will appear in court tomorrow morning over offences contrary to the Child Trafficking & Pornography Act.
China busts trafficking ring, 89 children rescued
Chinese police have rescued 89 children and arrested 355 suspects after busting a series of child trafficking rings. Police are now searching for their parents.
Barnardos highlights problem of 'loverboys' in child prostitution
June Tinsely of Barnardos said young men who act as boyfriends to teenage girls coerce them into having sex with other men.
Irish children have been trafficked for 'criminal' purposes - report
A new report by researchers at UCC found that a significant number of children who applied for asylum in Ireland disappeared – and may have been trafficked.
Scores of kidnapped children freed from Chinese traffickers
Babies were being auctioned to the highest bidder for as much as €6,000, according to reports.
Children in Mexican adoption scam show signs of sexual abuse
Eleven Irish couples have been innocently embroiled in the apparent child-trafficking ring as they believed it was a legitimate adoption process.
Irish couples caught up in Mexican adoption scam
Local police discovered the child-trafficking ring this week and are currently questioning the 11 couples.