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Luis Cdebaca

Underground Trade Part Seven: Why Human Trafficking is Called Modern Day Slavery

Phillip Martin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Phillip Martin

Human traffickers have picked up where slavery, brutal racial-based penal laws, sharecropping and Jim Crow left off. If that seems far-fetched, just listen to Luis CdeBaca at the U.S. State Department.

Fighting Modern Day Slavery One Step at a Time

Stephenie Foster | Posted 01.31.2012 | Impact
Stephenie Foster

Efforts to combat trafficking are diverse and growing. Businesses, NGOs, academics, politicians, governments and individuals all have a role to play.

Eleanor Goldberg

Slavery Footprint: How Many Forced Laborers Work For You?

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.22.2011 | Impact

If you're a 20-something renter who owns a laptop, a bike and a fair amount of shoes, you probably have close to 100 slaves working for you. Slaver...

Hidden in Plain Sight: The News Media's Role in Exposing Human Trafficking (VIDEO)

Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism

Take a look as some leading media-makers debate coverage of human trafficking. What hinders good reporting on human trafficking? What do journalists fear when they report on slaves and slavery?

A Report from Women in the World: Stories and Solutions Summit - Part 1

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcia G. Yerman

At the Daily Beast's "Women in the World" conference last weekend the theme repeated and over was that "women's rights may exist on the books and in the law, but not on the street."