Tag Archives: human trafficking

Shedding light on sex trafficking in the U.S.

Many people believe sex trafficking is only an epidemic abroad— but they are wrong. Sex trafficking is a global issue, one that affects the United States just as much as it does countries abroad. New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof … Continue reading

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Ninety-two abducted children rescued in China in crackdown on human trafficking

We might live in a society where slavery has been formally abolished, but that does not mean it is nonexistent. Today, thousands of children, women and men are trafficked around the world to serve as prostitutes, workers, housemaids etc., forced … Continue reading

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Brothels discovered in Lakewood

Human trafficking and forced servitude are NOT  international issues or ones that are too distant to think or do something about. Sometimes it is in your own back yard. I live about 25 minutes from this… In Lakewood brothels, women … Continue reading

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Mexican cult accused of kidnapping, forced labor

Below is an article written by CNN about a cult in Mexico accused of kidnapping and forced labor. Mexican cult accused of forced labor By Rafael Romo and Nick Parker, CNN (CNN) — A cult operating in Mexico, along the … Continue reading

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Senate passes “Child Protection Act of 2012”

According to the Examiner, the Senate passed new legislature this week that will protect children who are victims of child pornography and sex trafficking. The “Child Protection Act of 2012,” which was sponsored by Texas Senator John Cornyn, was previously … Continue reading

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Amtrak announces plans to target human trafficking

According to USA Today, About 8,000 Amtrak employees nationwide will be learning how to identify human trafficking victims and how to report potential crimes, officials announced today. Amtrak employees from all of its service areas — 46 states, Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania to look at revising human trafficking definition

Below is an article written by Robert Swift from Standard Speaker. The article talks about the possibility of Pennsylvania revising its human trafficking definition so it is broader in scope. However, revising the definition is not the only problem. In … Continue reading

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