– An estimated 2 million children in Iraq continue to face threats including poor nutrition, disease and interrupted education.
– Many of the 220,000 displaced children of primary school age had their education interrupted.
– An estimated 760,000 children (17 per cent) did not go to primary schools in […]
Naturalization paperwork jam hits Texas hard Backlog may keep some from casting votes for president
WASHINGTON — Millions of people who applied for naturalization and other immigration benefits to beat a midsummer fee increase are caught in a paperwork pileup that threatens the chance for some to become U.S. citizens in time […]
Reports of Forced Labor Unsettle China
Cheated out of their money when they sought to buy a ticket for the final leg of the journey home, their father, Su Jianjun, said in an interview, they were taken in by a woman who provided them with warm shelter and a meal on […]
Allies Cited for Human Trafficking State Dept. Adds Arab Nations to List of Worst Offenders
By Nora Boustany
Washington Post Foreign Service Wednesday, June 13, 2007; Page A14
The State Department yesterday added seven countries, including four Arab allies, to its list of worst offenders in failing to suppress human trafficking and […]