14 July 2014 – Human trafficking has no place in the modern world, the President of the General Assembly declared today at a special event at United Nations Headquarters ahead of the observance of the first ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 20, 2014) – Polaris Project, a leading organization in the global fight against human trafficking and modern slavery, released a statement on the series of bills the U.S. House of Representatives considered today on human trafficking. The bills included H.Res. 573, H.R.
It's Not Just Boko Haram In Nigeria: Millions Of Women And Children Victimized By Human And Sex Trafficking
While the world is focused on the fate of hundreds of girls in Nigeria who have been kidnapped in recent months by the extremist Islamic group, Boko Haram, it might be a good time, activists say, to talk about how the trafficking of humans is a global problem.
Durham, N.C. — Two people have been arrested in Durham on human trafficking charges, and a 17-year-old girl who ran away from her home in upstate New York in February has been located, police said Thursday.
An international uproar mounted Tuesday over the fate of hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants in mid-April, with the Obama administration preparing to send a team of specialists to Nigeria to help recover the missing girls and U.N.
While there has been a major international search for the missing people on Malaysian flight MH370, and nonstop news coverage, there has been no meaningful search for the even greater number of missing schoolgirls.
On Thursday, the Prince George’s County Police Department in Maryland announced that it would live-tweet a prostitution sting for the first time. “We won’t tell you when or where, except that it’s somewhere in the county sometime next week,” they said coyly.
America’s Daughters is a powerful piece of spoken word written and performed by a female survivor of sex trafficking. Through her words, we gain a brief glimpse into the unbelievable exploitation so many people have endured while yearning for what we all need: LOVE. This woman’s brave decision to speak out also demonstrates the remarkable resilience of the survivors Polaris Project serves every day.
Join survivors in the fight to end human trafficking. Go to www.polarisproject.org/americasdaughters.
NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine — Jasmine Narino-Fiandaca was 19 when she got into “the life.” “That’s what they call it,” she said Saturday. “Or ‘the game.
It’s a tangled web of prostitution, money laundering and sex trafficking and investigators say it all leads back to one woman. KRDO NewsChannel 13 obtained the arrest affidavits for Covie King, Myong Moon and Myong Bogdany.
Sadhbh Walshe: Modern-day slavery is a vicious cycle, with poor enforcement in the US and EU. If it takes the Oscars to wake us up, so be it
In the wake of the Oscar picture win for “12 Years a Slave,” exhibitors are clamoring to book the film in theaters even though it hits homevid shelves Tuesday. As of mid-afternoon on Monday, the Fo…
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