Entries by carfwomentraff

Organs Trafficking

By the time her work brought her back to the United States, Nancy Scheper-Hughes had spent more than a decade tracking the illegal sale of human organs across the globe. Posing as a medical doctor in some places and a would-be kidney buyer in others, she had linked gangsters, clergymen and surgeons in a trail […]

HT Campaigners protest against United Nations stance on prostitution

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon is facing calls to reject reports calling for laws on the sex trade to be relaxed. Photograph: Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters Former prostitutes and groups campaigning against sex trafficking will launch an international protest against UN reports that recommend the decriminalisation of pimping, brothel-keeping and the purchase of sex. As global leaders […]