Health

Evangelical women are shaping public attitudes about sex work

Evangelical speaker and activist Christine Caine wants you to know: "Slavery still exists." Her organization A-21, which aims to abolish "injustice in the 21st century," says human trafficking affects 27 million people each ...

Pediatrics

Recommendations developed for addressing child trafficking

(HealthDay)—In a policy statement published online Nov. 27 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented for health care professionals to help prevent child trafficking, recognize victims, and intervene appropriately.

Health

US lawmakers examine gender imbalance in India

Millions of sex-selective abortions in India have skewed gender ratios, and the origins of the problem can be traced to American-supported population control strategies decades ago, a U.S. congressional panel heard Tuesday.

Health

Groundbreaking study sheds light on child sex trafficking

A study from Portland State University (PSU) unveiled Monday by U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall showed that than 469 children in the Portland metro area received social services for commercial sexual exploitation over the last ...

HIV & AIDS

US high court weighs dispute over AIDS funding

(AP)—The U.S. Supreme Court wrestled Monday with the constitutional implications of a policy that forces private health organizations to denounce prostitution as a condition to get AIDS funding.

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