UK & World Reportage - Undercover, Investigative + Social Impact

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UK REPORT: THE HIDDEN SEX TRAFFICKING TRADE

Each year, a reported 1420 women are trafficked into Britain from Eastern Europe and Africa to work as sex slaves. Raped, beaten and forced to have sex day and night, the grim reality is happening on our doorsteps, reports LOUISE HALL.

This article was published in REAL, the UK's best-selling fortnightly magazine, where Louise was senior features writer and contributing editor. Louise was awarded PTC New Consumer Weekly Journalist of the Year (2005) for her body of investigative reportage work that included this feature.

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WORLD REPORT: Under Siege - Back to Beslan

On 1 September 2004, 330 people including 187 children were killed in a school massacre in Beslan, southern Russia by Chechen militants. The mothers of the dead are calling for answers on why this tragedy was allowed to happen.

Published in VIVA - UAE's best-selling monthly glossy magazine aimed at the intelligent international woman's market - whilst Louise was Features Editor in 2005/6

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UK REPORT: MARRYING INTO MISERY

For some communities, arranged marriages are a traditional method of match-making but for a shocking number of young women in Britain it’s a path into torture, repression – and even death, at the hands of their family. Louise Hall reports

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UK REPORT: When Cutting is Coping

Uncovering Britain's self-mutilation epidemic. Self-cutting can be a frighteningly addictive reaction to emotional pain for large numbers of young people. Breaking the cycle isn't easy. Louise Hall reports

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UK REPORT: UK Witchcraft Child Abuse

Sorcery, Spells & Sacrifice... Children - branded evil and possessed - are being tortured and killed in bizarre African witchcraft, black magic and exorcism rituals in the UK, reports REAL

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UK REPORT: Binge Drinking Britain

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