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 […]
McCann Erickson has launched an integrated social media campaign called Not-So-Super to raise awareness about sex trafficking for the New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition. “Sex trafficking is commonly perceived as something that happens far away, in other parts of the world. Show More Summary
Throughout January, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, FieldNotes and the End Trafficking project are running a series of posts on child trafficking. UNICEF Ambassador Angie Harmon is a passionate spokesperson for UNICEF USA’s End Trafficking Project. Show More Summary
Super Bowl Sunday is famous for more than just football. This time of year sees a spike in human trafficking, and a spike in awareness to go with it. Trafficking involves selling, buying, and transporting human beings to be exploited in some capacity. It often involves forced prostitution, and victims are controlled through bribery or [...]
Jennifer K. Chan is a program officer for the U.S. Fund’s End Trafficking project. Throughout January, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, FieldNotes and the End Trafficking project are running a series of posts on child trafficking. This year, as part of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s public awareness campaign for End Trafficking, we had the honor […]
Throughout January, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, FieldNotes and the End Trafficking project are running a series of posts on child trafficking. Jennifer K. Chan is a program officer for End Trafficking. How can you can join the fight to end child trafficking? Here are seven concrete actions you can take: 1. Tell Congress to protect […]
UNICEF USA debuted End Trafficking last week, a new Flipboard magazine, to mark National Human Trafficking Awareness month. Flipboard is a mobile/tablet app that allows users to view personalized collections of articles, photos, videos, web and social media content. Show More Summary
Throughout January, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, FieldNotes and the End Trafficking project are running a series of posts on child trafficking. How can you can take action against human trafficking? Educate yourself, and learn to recognize that a person — child or adult — has been trafficked. Here are five common signs: 1. They know […]
Throughout January, Human Trafficking Awareness Month, FieldNotes and the End Trafficking project are running a series of posts on child trafficking. Greg Bristol is a retired FBI Special Agent with a background in human trafficking. Bristol joined the FBI in 1987 and focused on Washington D.C. area trafficking cases as a member of the FBI’s […]