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Human trafficking is a global problem

The tragic drowning in the Mediterranean Sea of scores of African migrants is a painful reminder of the terrible humanitarian challenges caused by …

5 U.S. States With the Worst Human Trafficking Protections

If the idea of human trafficking makes you think of a far away, developing country, then think again. Human trafficking is happening in a community …

7 News Belize

<b>There is a troubling case of human trafficking and transnational crime to report tonight – and it involves a 12 year old Mexican girl.</b><p>Tonight, …

The 'repugnant, vile truth' about sex trafficking in L.A. County

Officials dealing with young prostitutes have a change in perspective, seeing not voluntary choice but exploitation and coercion.<p>August 31, 2013|Steve Lopez<p>L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is shown in 2011. In an effort… (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles…)<p>"When I turned 14, that was when I hit …

UNICEF - Social and Economic Policy - Migration

Migration<p><b>UNICEF and migration</b><p>UNICEF, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, takes the position that the impact of migration on …

Human Trafficking Victim Becomes First To Have Record Erased

It has been five years since Julie Hatfield has walked the streets of Columbus, forced to sell herself to strangers. But her criminal record has …

Demand for Child Sex Trafficking in the U.S.

A few months ago a group of girls from Los Angeles came to visit me in D.C. They were all girls who survived being trafficked and exploited for sex. They were also clearly very young girls: petite, not yet fully developed, and with adolescent voices that sounded tentative and still afraid. They …

Obama Administration

Way of lost souls

Encouraging Students to Imagine the Impossible

Dreams inspire learning, according to the founders of The Future Project, a venture for social entrepreneurship in high schools<p>The first time I visited the website for The Future Project, I was asked to name my dream. For most people, the question, "What is your dream?" never comes up. We do what …

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