exploitation


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exploitation

Social medicine The taking unfair advantage of a situation or person(s). See Sexual exploitation.

exploitation

the situation in which one organism gains at the expense of another.
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Many police departments in the United States and abroad do not have specialized units to investigate child exploitation and abuse, which can hinder eventual prosecution, particularly in international cases.
However, he admits, the list also includes other sins such as murder, betrayal of information, and abusive speech--sins that seem to have little in common with sins of "economic injustice or exploitation.
Kasey Stinson reached a plea agreement in April 2005, pleading guilty to charges of child exploitation in return for a lighter sentence - nearly 12 years in state prison.
Shameful Exploitation details the growth of New-man's Own and subsidiaries to a multi-million-dollar, international operation.
It was a movie that could be marketed with a straight exploitation campaign if it played in grindhouses and all-male theaters, or an "educational" campaign that would have entire high schools buying tickets for its students.
Children's Fund (UNICEF), also featured appeals from Sweden's Queen Silvia and Yokohama Mayor Hiroshi Nakada to end sexual exploitation of children.
The many complex themes resonant with (and inherent to) the form of the loop, whether historical amnesia, cyclical exploitation, or personal trauma, have proved fertile ground for these artists.
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Save the Children UK and refer to sexual violence and exploitation of refugee children in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
But the UN has always regarded children as wards of the state first and foremost, an attitude that permutes easily into a rationale for exploitation.
The following literature for young adults offers an up-to-date, in-depth look at the history and present-day status of child labor and exploitation in the U.
The Second World Congress Against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, a follow-up to the inaugural congress in Stockholm in August 1996, was opened by dignitaries vowing their commitment to eliminating child prostitution and pornography wherever it may occur.
The author points up the seeming anomaly that despite its poverty and exploitation, the peasant population of the Russian empire increased rapidly during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.