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US authorities target hotels and motels in fight against sex trafficking

To the thousands of motorists driving along Route 1 in Philadelphia, the Roosevelt Inn looks like any other roadside city motel.<p>But there, inside a guest room, a 14-year-old girl was "sold into sexual slavery," barred from leaving for months and forced to engage in sex acts with 1,000 men as motel …

Study: 41 percent of homeless youth in Louisville area are sex-trafficking victims

A University of Louisville study shows that nearly 41 percent of homeless youth surveyed in the Louisville area reported they have been the victim of …

U.S. Department of Justice

How tech companies are trying to combat trafficking

Sex trafficking and human slavery are certainly nothing new, but the internet has created a lawless space for predators to buy and sell people. Today, more than 150,000 escort ads are posted in the US every day, many of them for children. The human trafficking industry enslaves an estimated 27 …

New York Times

Human Trafficking Timeline

A depiction of the African slave trade throughout these years. Image Source<p>1400s-1600s<p>Although forms of slavery existed before the 1400, the 1400s …

Sex Trafficking Arrests Soar Under Trump; MSM Completely Ignores

Donald Trump became president on Jan. 20. And in one short month, there were more than 1,500 arrests for sex crimes ranging from trafficking to …

Obama Administration
Crime

Are 27 million people trapped in modern slavery?

If the chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Bob Corker, R-Tenn., has one special cause, it is ending modern slavery. In December, he won …

10 arrested in San Joaquin County sex-trafficking operation

Ten people were arrested in a human trafficking operation in San Joaquin County with the help of a Stockton business owner, according to the San …

Former sex trafficking victim recounts harrowing experience in Singapore

She had been told that there were job opportunities as a babysitter or cafe worker. So Lilis (not her real name), the breadwinner for her four …

Asia