Monthly Archives: January 2017

Study: Nearly 79,000 minors are sex trafficked in Texas

A new University of Texas at Austin study sheds light on the actual number of victims who are subjected to human trafficking. Source: Study: Nearly 79,000 minors are sex trafficked in Texas

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Policy Advocacy and Human Trafficking

Originally posted on NSPNSights:
Written by: Eric Masten, Director of Public Policy, National Network for Youth Recently, former-President Obama proclaimed January to be National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Unfortunately, human trafficking still occurs throughout our country, and youth…

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Free the Girls & the Fight Against Human Trafficking

By Kristen Johnson There are so many ways to help survivors of human trafficking and sexual exploitation and one of the easiest is by supporting a fabulous organization called Free The Girls. The p… Source: Free the Girls & the … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking Recruitment Tactics

Originally posted on Victim Services:
January is human trafficking awareness month and like many other Victim Service sites across the province, we are busy building our own Human Trafficking programming in order to provide specialized front-line response, on-going support and…

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The “Horrible Normal” of sex trafficking in the U.S. – don’t read unless you can handle it

Originally posted on Varvelicious:
Reader Discretion is Advised: What I’m about to share with you may make you uncomfortable. It may shock you. You may not believe it. You may weep.? Honestly, I hope you do. That beautiful 6 year…

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Writing to Congress in Support of Victims of Human Trafficking

By Kristen Johnson The fight against Human Trafficking continues, each and every day. Polaris, my favorite anti-trafficking organization, sent out two requests today for support for bills in Congre… Source: Writing to Congress in Support of Victims of Human Trafficking

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Wichita man sentenced on federal sex trafficking charges

Gerald L. Brown pleaded guilty to one count of sex trafficking of a minor and one count of sex trafficking of an adult by force. Source: Wichita man sentenced on federal sex trafficking charges

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