What’s Current: Police officer confesses to sex trafficking and murder of two young women in Peru

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  • A police officer confesses to murdering two young women in Peru in social media videos posted from hiding, where he says he was part of a sex-trafficking ring operating within a police unit responsible for investigating human trafficking and disappearances.
  • Only one woman is on the 12-member delegation of Afghan leaders attending a political summit aiming to revive Afghanistan’s peace process.
  • Women seeking refuge from UK domestic abuse support organizations are being turned away due to an increase in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Immigration officers in the Philippines have been receiving money for trafficking women they allow to leave the country to be sold as “modern day slaves” in Syria.
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.