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CEBU CITY, June 27 (PIA) -- The Philippines is the third top country sending migrants abroad, according to a report from International Organization on Migration.

Filipinos make up 3.1 percent the total population of migrants worldwide, according to said report which was presented by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) during a press briefing here.

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Whether in the country or abroad, Filipinos, especially women and children are at risk of human trafficking and other forms of abuse.

The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) warns that they have in their watch list over a hundred foreigners for possible domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking.

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POVERTY and the promise of a good life make poor people vulnerable to illegal recuitment and human trafficking.

This was pointed out yesterday by Cebu City Assistant Prosecutor Maria Luisa Ratilla, a member of the Inter-Agency Task Force Against Human Trafficking.

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Manila, Philippines -- The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has lodged human trafficking charges before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against a Korean national and three others who allegedly employed young girls as prostitutes in a club in Angeles City, Pampanga

Charged with violation of Republic Acts 9208 and 7610 were Hwang Sung Bok, also known as B.K., operator of Club Prada, located along Friendship highway, in Brgy. Anunas, Angeles City.

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MANILA — With the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Inter-Agency Council Against Human Trafficking rescued three minors and arrested a couple engaged in cybersex operations in Cordova, Cebu last May 26.

Led by the National Bureau of Investigation's Anti-Human-Trafficking-Division, the IACAT team from the Department of Justice, Department of Social Welfare and Development, International Justice Mission nabbed Mila and Nilo for multiple violations.

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Tiniyak ng isang high-ranking government official na tutugisin nila ang sindikatong bumibiktima sa mga menor de edad na kababaihan upang ibenta ang kanilang katawan sa mga parukyanong dayuhan at lokal.

Ito ang binigyang-diin ni Secretary Mar Roxas ng Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) matapos malaman ang CNN Freedom Pro­ject Documentary hinggil sa mga batang babaeng nire-recruit ng sindikato sa probinsiya upang ipasok sa prostitusyon sa Metro Manila.

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