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.
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...
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
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 TVGuide.com Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Daniel Sunjata Serinda Swan Graceland
Multi-agency effort is under way to raise awareness and bring an end to modern-day slavery.
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
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
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......
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
(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
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
Newsletter broadens awareness of efforts to end human trafficking A newsletter that serves as an exchange among religious congregations and their collaborating organizations offers news and information on the growing front to end the scourge of human trafficking. Show More Summary
After being told by his doctor two years ago that he would not be able to run again, Pastor Matthew Barnett of the Los Angeles Dream Center will run a full marathon Sunday to raise support and awareness for women exploited through human trafficking.
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The New York Times had a great opportunity recently to create awareness about the face of slavery today -- human trafficking of women and girls for commercial sex -- off the Op-Ed page (home of the tremendous work and impact of Nicholas Kristof) and into the pages of its equally influential Sports section. Show More Summary
For Human Trafficking Awareness Month, FieldNotes and the End Trafficking project ran a series of posts on child trafficking. This year, the End Trafficking project has had the honor of working with Jamie Chesman. Jamie’s daughter, Danielle Douglas, is a survivor of human trafficking and an anti-trafficking activist. Show More Summary
Los Angeles officials have announced Monday that they are partnering up with community organizations in order to help bring more awareness to human trafficking. According to CBS Los Angeles, local officials want to seek Southland residents’ help in reporting human trafficking and other “suspicious activities”. Show More Summary
There's a quote from the movie Se7en that has always stuck with me, over the years. "Wanting people to listen, you can't just tap them on the shoulder anymore," says John Doe. "You have to hit them with a sledgehammer, and then you'll...Show More Summary
Emily Pasnak-Lapchick is an End Trafficking Fellow in New York. To support Human Trafficking Awareness Month, FieldNotes and the End Trafficking project are running a series of posts on child trafficking. Get an education and a better future. We can live happily ever after. See the world and earn good money. Holiday work: meet new […]