Jenna Gillaspie

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What The Travel Ban Would Mean For Victims Of Human Trafficking

Trump’s orders could prevent trafficking victims in the U.S. from claiming the benefits they need to repair their lives.<p>The president’s executive order barring citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries has caused a lot of chaos over the last two weeks. And while the order has been officially …

The list of slave-labor imports you use might surprise you

That new soccer ball you just bought your child? If it came from China, it could have been made by workers who work up to 21 hours a day.<p>That trendy …

The victims of the 21st-century slave trade

In Thailand thousands of "sea slaves," held captive in shoddy fishing vessels, trawl for cheap forage fish used in canned pet food. In Pakistan, …

Human Rights

Top Five Countries with Highest Rates of Child Prostitution

Child prostitution has been defined by the UN as "the act of engaging or offering the services of a child to perform sexual acts for money or other …

This year a slave: 3 out of every 1,000 humans are still trafficked. Let's fix that

Just the other night, in the year 2014, Steve McQueen got up there on stage, accepted the trophy for Best Picture, and closed the Oscars with these simple words:<p>Everyone deserves not just to survive, but to live. This is the most important legacy of Solomon Northup. I dedicate this award to all the …

US laws to stop jailing child sex-trafficking victims expand but funding to help victims falls short

The United States is passing laws to stop criminalising children sold for sex but there’s very little money to provide damaged youngsters with the …

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 …

'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 …