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HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS MONTH
My New Year's Resolution: Stop the Abuse to Prison Pipeline for Trafficking Survivors
Executive Director, Rights4Girls
Sarah's story highlights the dangerous intersection of race, gender, and violence that too often fuels the incarceration
"It's Not My Problem" Is No Longer Acceptable: Child Trafficking in the United States
With domestic and international terrorism, refugee crises around the world, and a Presidential race filled with ugly diatribe dominating the news cycles, it seems there is no place for an issue like child exploitation in the news.
The Epidemic That's Taking Children's Lives But Almost No One Is Talking About
Most of the work currently being done by those who care for child trafficking victims is "rescue and rehabilitation" but precious little is done to interdict or disable the trade in and use of children for slavery, especially sexual slavery.
Let's Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking in January and Beyond
Founder, Inspirational Women Series and Undergraduate, The Wha...
Designating a "Human Trafficking Awareness Month" thus not only ensures that issue of human trafficking is visible on the public radar screen, but more importantly mobilizes us to take steps to effect sustainable change in the lives of trafficked individuals across the world.
Woman Who Escaped Her Sex Trafficking Captors Becomes Advocate For Victims
While Pinchi said she's "very, very happy" since escaping her abusers and seeking justice, she said she's far from the sole
Human Trafficking Survivors Open Up About Horrors
During Human Trafficking Awareness Month, activists and survivors hope that by telling these stories, the world will get
Everything You Need To Know About Human Trafficking In 1 Graphic
Sadly, the most disturbing revelation from the infographic might be that there's a surprising lack of accountability and
10 Things You Didn't Know About Slavery, Human Trafficking (And What You Can Do About It)
2. There are more slaves around the world today than ever before in history. 5. You support trafficking when you watch porn
On Human Trafficking 'National Freedom Day,' Survivor Shares Story Of Captivity, Advocacy
Smolenski said lack of awareness is part of the trafficking problem in the U.S. "Authorities aren't trained to see the difference
Alvin Ailey's 'The Backstory': Dance Company Tackles Human Trafficking In New Production (VIDEO)
MTV and Alvin Ailey II aren't the only ones using the arts as a tool for raising awareness about modern-day slavery. In June
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Human Trafficking and Stopping the Unthinkable
Writer, Traveler, Global Volunteer
An estimated 5.5 million children worldwide are victims of human trafficking -- an absolute disgrace. What is even harder to believe is that thousands of these children are within the United States and child trafficking occurs within every single state.
Human Trafficking Victims Face Greater Peril by Congressional Delays
Mary C. Ellison
Director of Policy for Polaris Project
All across the country, people are waking up to the fact that modern-day slavery is happening in their own backyards, and they want their elected officials to take action.
Could Congressional Indifference Kill the 'Most Important Anti-Trafficking Law Ever Passed'?
Co-founder of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers
There is simply no justification for returning to the dark days when forced labor went mostly unrevealed, and vulnerable workers were forced to suffer in silence at the hands of their employers.
States Leaders Hope To Fight Human Trafficking
27 million people are "slaves." The Trafficking Victims Protection Act would protect and increase support for human trafficking victims, but Congress has let it expire.
Human Trafficking Awareness Day: Nonprofits Call On Obama To Do More To Fight Modern-Day Slavery
With files by Zoe Mintz Obama outlined steps to fight human trafficking in September at the Clinton Global Initiative, declaring
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