Press about human trafficking
Police Academy introduces child protection specific module into its curricula
March, 2014, Chisinau, Moldova: An effective child protection system can only be established if stakeholders from a number of different professions, including: social protection, education, health, police, and justice, have the necessary knowledge, skills and tools required to do their jobs. 21.03.2014
Woman gets eight years for trafficking in human beings
A woman from Straseni was sentenced to eight years in jail for trafficking in persons. She recruited an acquaintance to work at a hotel, but the victim was obliged to prostitute herself, IPN reports.According to a communiqué from the Prosecutor 27.02.2014
AWARDS FOR FILMS AND PHOTOS ON MIGRATION
The winners and participants of the 5th edition of the PLURAL+ Moldova contest for young filmmakers and photographers receivedd awards on 20 December 2013.
Alexandru Restartnîi (25) from Chisinau won the video section of the contest, with his film “Desuet?” (“Forgotten?”); the main prize for the photo section went to Mihai Janu (17) from Bacioi for his picture titled“Solitude”.
The 2nd Award for films was given to Elena Vatamanu-Mărgineanu for her “Drops of Nostalgia” (13, Chisinau), whereas the 3rd one was handed 23.12.2013
Ten years for female human traffickers in the UAE
Four expatriate women who lured another to the country with the promise of a well-paid dancing job but forced her into prostitution instead have been sentenced to ten years in prison.
The gang worked in tandem with a fifth person in Moldova, placing adverts seeking women willing to work as dancers in Dubai.
One of the adverts was seen by a 23-year-old Moldovan earning a yearly salary of less than US$400 for her work at an internet shopping company.
“The ad said the 23.12.2013