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Some 150 million migrants now participating in global workforce – new UN labour agency report

A new statistical study conducted by the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) has revealed that migrant workers account for 150.3 million of the world’s approximately 232 million international migrants, which amounts to a total of 72.7 per cent of working age migrant population.

Security Council urges action against human trafficking, sexual abuse by ISIL and other terror groups

The Security Council today called on all United Nations Member States to do everything in their power to combat human trafficking, especially for sexual purposes, citing the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and Boko Haram as prime perpetrators.

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