Article: "U.N. Security Council approves tougher action on human trafficking"

"A resolution urging tougher action to crack down on human trafficking and modern slavery worldwide was unanimously approved by the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday.

The resolution called on countries to adopt anti-trafficking laws, ramp up efforts to investigate and dismantle criminal networks and provide greater support for survivors of slavery."

The article then goes on to make the important link between human trafficking and development.

“Preventing the situations that lead to trafficking means addressing poverty and exclusion in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”.

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Date: November 22, 2017

Source: Reuters