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Labor, sex traffickers, modern slavery in Colorado

The FBI's Rocky Mountain Innocence Lost Task Force rescued 59 teen prostitutes from flesh peddlers in Colorado this year, up from 49 in 2012.<p>In July, …

Typhoon sparks Philippine child trafficking fears

A UK-based children's charity has asked the Philippines to investigate the suspected recruitment of child workers for sex trafficking in a region …

How UNICEF Innovation Helps Lost Children After Typhoon Haiyan

<i>RapidFTR, a mobile phone-based tool developed by UNICEF, speeds up the process of identifying unaccompanied children and reuniting them with their</i> …

10 Things You Didn't Know About Slavery, Human Trafficking (And What You Can Do About It)

You may know that in far-off countries, like Cambodia and India, children are prime victims for sex trafficking. You probably also know that trafficked workers are forced to toil for long hours, with little or no pay, to produce such everyday items as bricks and chocolate.<p>But what you may not know …

Human trafficking: How US states fare

<b>A new report looks at the laws US states use to protect victims of trafficking.</b><p>Human trafficking is often called modern-day slavery. Women and men are exploited and degraded while their traffickers become rich.<p>In the US, sex trafficking and domestic servitude are not uncommon, but often hidden from …

Resources

January, 2017<p>Our new statistics report provides 2016 data from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline, Polaris's BeFree Textline, and …

LA: Certain businesses must post anti-human trafficking posters

Anti-human trafficking advocates introduced a campaign Monday in Los Angeles that is urging business owners to post signs at their establishments …

End Trafficking: "Tricked" — Young and Vulnerable to Trafficking

This year, as part of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s public awareness campaign for End Trafficking, we had the honor of working with Jamie Chesman. …

Teens as Young as 13 Rescued From Super Bowl Sex Trafficking

Sixteen teenagers ranging in age from 13 to 17 were recovered by law enforcement in a crackdown on child trafficking surrounding the Super Bowl last …

7 Ways You Can Help Fight Child Trafficking

<b>Tell Congress to protect children.</b><p>Abused or neglected young people are extremely vulnerable to trafficking. Two bills before Congress can reduce the …

How text messages help the Polaris Project zero in on human trafficking

A few months ago, a worker monitoring a hotline for the Polaris Project, a nonprofit group dedicated to combating human trafficking, received a text message from an 18-year-old woman in distress.<p>The woman, a sex-trade worker, was trapped in a motel room with her pimp and she secretly used his …

US Lawmakers Explore Efforts to Stop Child Sex Trafficking

U.S. lawmakers are exploring ways to combat child sex trafficking, a crime that child safety advocates estimate is affecting several hundred thousand …

U.S. lawmakers press Obama administration on human trafficking | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers called on the Obama administration on Tuesday to punish countries that do too little to fight human trafficking, including Thailand and Malaysia, and said Myanmar should not receive a waiver to avoid possible sanctions over its record.<p>Rohingya people from …

Child Trafficking

Inside the world of human sex trafficking | The Star

Low self-esteem<p>The mantra for those who work with women who have been trafficked — those who are trafficked for commercial sex are mainly women — is …

Former Human Trafficker Opens Up About His Crimes To Protect Victims During World Cup

His method was simple.<p>He’d find girls or women from out of town, investigate their financial situations and then offer them better lives. Soon enough, he would have easily recruited another female to traffic and profit off of.<p>This former trafficker, who is remaining anonymous, is revealing his …

FBI recovers 168 children in child sex trafficking sting

<b>Authorities rescued 168 children and arrested 281 alleged pimps in cities across the US in a week-long child sex-trafficking sting, the FBI has said.</b><p>"Our children are not for sale," FBI director James Comey said, announcing the results of what the bureau dubbed Operation Cross Country.<p>About 400 law …

Ads May Be Front for Human Trafficking: School District

School administrators in Downey warned parents Wednesday of a possible scam involving summer job advertisements that, according to them, are "often …

Former sex slave: I was chained in basement and sold

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Saturday, June 30 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-07-01 03:37:09 GMT<p>After he allegedly beat her, police …

Crime

Orange County Turns to Buses to Fight Human Trafficking

Orange County officials aiming to crack down on human trafficking are targeting public transit to combat what's being called a growing local problem …

Women arrested for child-trafficking at Vietnam orphanage | Malay Mail

HANOI, Aug 4 — Two women have been arrested for allegedly trafficking a child at an orphanage in a Hanoi pagoda famed for rescuing abandoned babies, …

Vietnam

Canada deports 20 members of Hungarian human trafficking ring | The Star

HAMILTON—Twenty members of a Hungarian human trafficking ring that brought people from eastern Europe with promises of a better life in Canada have …

Research identifies 140 human trafficking victims in Ottawa

Ottawa police say a new report detailing the scope of sexual exploitation and forced prostitution in the capital could change how they investigate …

Human Trafficking

How Protecting Wildlife Helps Stop Child Labor And Slavery

When scientists talk about the destruction of rain forests or the acidification of oceans, we often hear about the tragic loss of plants and animals.<p>But ecologists at the University of California, Berkeley say there's also a human tragedy that frequently goes unnoticed: As fish and fauna are wiped …