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Caribbean Law Students Join the Fight Against Human Trafficking

"We believed the subject of human trafficking had not received the level of public appreciation which it deserved and it was our duty to bring awareness to it."

A tale of slavery in modern-day Italy

By Michelle Hough Caritas Internationalis Sunday is the first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking. CASERTA, Italy — Jean Konan speaks five languages. He’s bright, articulate and knows his rights. He’s also been a modern-day slave, working in the fields for just €25 ($29) a day and sometimes for nothing at all. […]

Want to Fight Human Trafficking? Volunteer.

I didn't want to let Human Trafficking Awareness Month go by without spending some time talking about the issue. Not simply as a "problem" - any reasonable person would agree that human trafficking, particularly commercial sexual exploitation...Show More Summary

Want to Fight Human Trafficking? Volunteer.

I didn't want to let Human Trafficking Awareness Month go by without spending some time talking about the issue. Not simply as a "problem" - any reasonable person would agree that human trafficking, particularly commercial sexual exploitation...Show More Summary

The Truth About Trafficking

It is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. And if any crime deserves its own month of awareness, it is trafficking. Owning and using another person for your own financial benefit and sense of power is horrific. It doesn't just steal the person. Show More Summary

Let's Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking in January and Beyond

For years, I have heard and read the heartbreaking narratives of injustice that reverberate throughout the human trafficking landscape. Be it stories of children who endured unrelenting violence as child slaves in Cambodia, testimonials...Show More Summary

Anti-Human Trafficking Film To Play In Atlanta For 1 Week.

Yesterday we received a press release informing us that a movie dealing with the topic of human trafficking will appear in the Atlanta area for a one week limited run. From the release: Just in time for human trafficking awareness month,...Show More Summary

Natalie Grant's Sex Trafficking Documentary Premieres Ahead of Human Trafficking Awareness Day

A new documentary about sex trafficking premiered this month in honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Day (Jan. 11) and executive producer Natalie Grant says the narrative will touch everyone.

Anti-Porn Groups Host Annual Day of Prayer to Fight Against Sexual Exploitation

To bring awareness to the sexual exploitation of women and minors in the porn industry and illegal sex trafficking business, a coalition of national organizations joined Morality in Media Tuesday for its annual national day of prayer to bring comfort and healing to all who are impacted by these sex industries.

Advertising Agency Uses Tinder To Spread Awareness About Sex Trafficking

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Tinder users in Ireland may be in for a bit of a surprise the next time they swipe through potential hookups. As part of a sex trafficking awareness campaign, an advertising agency has dropped in a few Tinder profiles of models portraying sex trafficking victims. Read more...

Are Anti-Human Trafficking Campaigns Harming Some Young Women and Girls?

As the public becomes more aware of human trafficking, various well-intentioned groups have seized the moment by creating social media campaigns designed to educate the public on domestic sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. Show More Summary

Exclusive: Graceland and SVU Join Forces to Combat Human Trafficking

USA's original series Graceland has gone a long way to raise awareness about human trafficking this season, and now the network is going one step further. On Sunday, USA will air a 10-hour "End Human Trafficking" Law & Order: SVU marathon hosted... Read More > Other Links From Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Daniel Sunjata Serinda Swan Graceland

CA: OCTA, O.C. Sheriff, District Attorney and Task Force Team Up to Combat Human Trafficking

Multi-agency effort is under way to raise awareness and bring an end to modern-day slavery.

July 30: Raising Awareness Through Social Media on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Did you know that human trafficking is the second largest criminal enterprise in the world? No? Most people don't. Last week a friend and I were discussing human trafficking, a discussion sparked by a storyline on USA's summer drama Graceland, when I mentioned how terrifying the statistics on human trafficking really are. Show More Summary

Exclusive: USA Network Teams Up with UN to Raise Awareness About Human Trafficking

Tomorrow marks the first ever United Nations ‘World Day Against Human Trafficking,’ and USA Network is teaming up with the UN to spread the message.  The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is focusing the campaign around giving hope back to the millions of victims worldwide of human trafficking. Show More Summary

Corporate Responsibility: Human Trafficking, Forced Labor Policies

Back in January, we answered the question: how can lawyers help combat human trafficking? The answer was awareness: learning about the problem itself, discussing it with business clients (especially those who have supply chains), ensuring that their legal services aren't used to further trafficking activities, and if necessary, dropping clients......

This Nepalese Woman Has Saved Thousands of People from Human Trafficking

Anuradha speaking at an awareness rally. All photos via Facebook. Anuradha Koirala is the founder of Maiti Nepal, a Kathmandu-based non-profit founded in 1993 which works to identify, rescue, and rehabilitate Nepalese women after they have been trafficked and forced into prostitution. Show More Summary

Animated Short Created To Raise Awareness About Human Trafficking

9 months agoHumor : Neatorama

(Video Link) Peril and adventure are the cornerstones of many animated films, since they're great plot devices for driving the main characters towards their fate, but when your animated production deals with real life dangers, and the adventure of surviving in a world where your body is seen as a commodity, there's no room for fictional danger. Show More Summary

David Platt: Young Evangelicals Passionate About Poor, Enslaved but Strangely Quiet on Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage

While applauding young evangelicals who have taken up causes such as opposition to injustice regarding the poor, the orphaned, and the enslaved, and who have helped increased awareness of such issues as sex trafficking and world starvation,...Show More Summary

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