By Staff The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama signed expanded protections for domestic violence victims into law Thursday, March 7, renewing a measure credited with curbing attacks against women a year and a half after it lapsed amid partisan bickering.
People for sale? – Part 1 of 2: What’s often left unsaid and unreported in the world of modern slavery
In the mid 90s, advocates at the Asian & Pacific Islander Women & Family Safety Center (APIWFSC) were alarmed by a disturbing trend in domestic violence cases.
Trafficking victims try to remake lives
By Monica Rhor The Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Like dozens of other workers from Vietnam and China, Tiep Ngo had been lured to the Daewoosa clothing factory in American Samoa by promises of good pay. She left behind her child, her husband and her parents and paid $5,000 for her job contract only to […]