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Next Generation Nepal | “earthquake orphans” | Reconnecting Trafficked Children with Their Families

Reconnecting Trafficked Children with Their Families. Next Generation Nepal rebuilds family connections torn apart by child trafficking and helps rural communities become stronger, healthier places to raise their children. SEE: Next Generation Nepal - How We Work NGN Turns 10: A Decade of Rescuing and Reunifying Trafficked Children with their Families With your help, we… Continue reading Next Generation Nepal | “earthquake orphans” | Reconnecting Trafficked Children with Their Families

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Former Indian school student remembers good, bad times By CHRISTINA LIEFFRING SOURCE GENOA, NEBRASKA — Sid Byrd, a former student at Genoa Indian Industrial School, opened his talk in August at the annual school reunion with a story about his name.  “My middle named used to be Oliver, but I changed it to Howard because… Continue reading Survivor | Hero | Umran’s brother | you/me/we

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From the Dark Ages of Adoption to the better SOS VILLAGES

By Lara Trace Hentz It's hard to find words when you examine adoption as an industry. First you think (and you'd be right) that adoption was meant for war orphaned children.  Orphans, of course, had no living parent, grandparent or other close relatives.  With all the war, conflicts and climate refugees in the world right… Continue reading From the Dark Ages of Adoption to the better SOS VILLAGES

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What is the Surrender Ritual for al-Assad

By Trace A. DeMeyer Watching the news about Syria and the "Arab Spring" uprisings,  I ask: How do "civilized nations" deal with dictators in 2013 and can a dictator surrender without being killed?  Can Syrian President al-Assad simply resign?  Will "the civilized" US, England, France and others target specific individuals, the “uncivilized” autocrats/presidents/dictators, and their… Continue reading What is the Surrender Ritual for al-Assad

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European police arrest 103 in suspected human trafficking ring

By Ed Payne, CNN January 31, 2013 103 arrested in Europe trafficking sting STORY HIGHLIGHTS Human trafficking generates an estimated $32 billion a year Police in Europe arrest 103 people in 10 countries Most of those smuggled were recruited from Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria and Turkey Many of the migrants come into the EU through… Continue reading European police arrest 103 in suspected human trafficking ring