Will Prentice

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'Modern day slavery': America must fight epidemic of human trafficking here at home

For too many Americans, the issue of human trafficking is far removed from their daily lives—something that only happens in foreign countries or Hollywood movies. Tragically, this issue is far closer to home than many of us realize.<p>The federal government reports that as many as 17,500 people are …

Persecution of Indian Women: Documentary Exposes Abortion, Sex Trafficking, Rape

India suffers from an abysmal literacy rate, weak infrastructure and rampant poverty. But one of the toughest challenges the world's second largest …

Women's News (India)

Sex-trafficking victim speaks out on 7 years' captivity

When it comes to sex trafficking, it can happen anywhere and to anyone.<p>That's the frightening message a Massachusetts mother and former prisoner of …

Slavery Is Still Thriving And Is More Profitable Than Big Oil

It's hard to believe, but even today, people are forced into slavery, girls are sexually exploited and children are forced to do hard labor -- all for the sake of profits.<p>To find out just how widespread this "forced labor" is, the International Labor Organization (ILO), a United Nation's agency …

Survivors of sex trafficking learn cooking skills at workshop

After leaving a life of forced prostitution, some women who were trafficked as teens — and never learned to cook from their mothers and grandmothers …