A new awareness campaign in the region is highlighting the methods sex traffickers use to target and recruit young victims, including online.
On December 29, 2017, President Trump issued a proclamation: January 2018 is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Started by President Obama in 2010, this initiative has served to raise awareness about this crime against humanity. Show More Summary
Since 2010, the month of January has been designated as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and in 2007, January 11 was declared as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Day. If you have any doubts that human trafficking and slavery are still problems, there's plenty of information......
There are an estimated 25 million victims of human trafficking throughout the world. To raise awareness of this major issue and the United States’ efforts to address it, President Donald J.
About 200 "Kung fu nuns" kicked off a month-long journey from Nepal through India on Saturday, swapping their flowing maroon robes for lycra leggings to raise awareness about human trafficking and gender equality. The Buddhist nuns are trained in martial arts and frequently organise pilgrimages and cycling trips to promote gender equality. Show More Summary
The UNESCO Beirut Office produced this short awareness video (35seconds) in the framework of the national campaign to fight illicit trafficking of cultural property in Lebanon and I think it is brilliant. Remember this one?
In the season of charitable giving, here’s a job opportunity that allows you to act in a major series while also bringing awareness to a major global issue. “Can You See Me” is looking to cast talent for its upcoming “Mexico” part. The...Show More Summary
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- As game day approaches, Mayo Clinic and The Link have teamed up to announce the launch of RiseUpGifts.org as part of an effort to raise awareness about sex trafficking and inspire people to make a difference by helping victims who have been trafficked.
Organizations call attention to the lack of resources available to male sex abuse and trafficking victims.
Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas made a presentation about human trafficking to Laguna Woods City Council on Wednesday, July 19, discussing the prevalence of the crime in the county and how community awareness is vital to diminishing it. Rackauckas said that since the District Attorney’s Office created the Human Exploitation and Trafficking unit to […]
After news broke that an Ohio woman was aware of her husband’s alleged sex trafficking of a minor but didn’t report him, that same woman has now resigned from her position on the Lucas County Child Services Board. As the Toledo Blade reports, Laura Lloyd-Jenkins, a former administrator...
April is child abuse prevention and awareness month.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin installing posters in 41 rest areas across the state this week to educate the traveling public about human trafficking and to encourage them to report suspicious activity.
ANAHEIM In 2012, as various Orange County agencies teamed up to address the sexual exploitation of children, they discovered 17 victims in the county. A year later, the number had more than doubled, to 35, and last year, it multiplied again, to 75. “The natural question of course is, is it getting worse, or are we bringing more […]
Since 1972 Italy's Comando Carabinieri Tutela Patrimonio Culturale has published a periodic bulletin that has proven to be a valuable tool towards raising awareness and working to combat illicit trafficking and the theft of works of art. Show More Summary
Prostitution is a worldwide problem. In even in conservative South Korea, this dark issue even clouds the country that prides itself on ethics and values. American Director Jason Y. Lee travels to South Korea to film Save My Seoul, a documentary that looks into the rampant prostitution and sex trafficking in South Korea. Show More Summary
Evan Maguire, Brian Slattery Security, Americas While the Coast Guard has about 80 percent awareness of all illegal drug trafficking into U.S. ports, resource constraints currently prevent the Coast Guard from pursuing 60 percent ofShow More Summary
CNN: SEX TRAFFICKING - THE NEW SLAVERY
People who purchase illegally trafficked animal products are often aware they shouldn’t have bought that ivory bracelet or crocodile purse, but they rarely know the whole story of how that illegal product ends up on the shelf.
Reports of human trafficking have risen yearly since 2007 — a sign awareness may be growing. A team of airline workers has battled the problem for several years.