2015 News

National Traffic Report (continued)

 

Two Democratic Senators Hit Obama on Human Trafficking

Aleteia - February 12, 2015

 

Court Of Appeals Affirms Conviction In Human Trafficking Case

U.S. Department of Justice - February 11, 2015

 

Human trafficking in Tennessee subject of documentary

The Tennessean - February 11, 2015

 

Montgomery County to expand human trafficking crackdown

Gazette.net February 11, 2015

 

This Human Rights Group Is A Model For How The U.S. Can End Slave Labor

Huffington Post - February 10, 2015

 

Catholics called to do everything in their power to end trafficking

National Catholic Reporter - February 9, 2015

 

Brooke Axtell, survivor of human trafficking and domestic abuse, storms the Grammys

Washington Post - February 9, 2015

 

Police, trucking group work to curb human trafficking

Detroit Free Press - February 8, 2015

 

City Council Looks At Restrictions On Local Hotels Aimed At Combating Human Trafficking

CBS 3, Philadelphia - February 6, 2015

 

Sex Slaves on the Farm

Newsweek - February 5, 2015

 

Tulsa hotel workers training to spot human trafficking

Fox 23 - February 4, 2015

 

Four men convicted of agreeing to engage in prostitution

Orange County Breeze - February 4, 2015

 

Vanderbilt researcher working to fight human trafficking, slavery

Vanderbilt University - February 3, 2015

 

Houston Rapper Heads to Prison for Sex Trafficking of a Minor

Federal Bureau of Investigation - February 2, 2015

 

Human trafficking fight shifts focus to 'Johns'

Stockton Record - January 31, 2015

 

Public Can Help with Devastating Issue of Child Sex Trafficking

Las Vegas Informer - January 31, 2015

 

(CA) State official links troubled foster care system to human trafficking

Los Angeles Times - January 30, 2015

 

With Human Trafficking More In The Spotlight, Resources Are At A Premium For Victims

St. Louis Public Radio - January 29, 2015

 

Special Report: Money and Lies in Anti-Human Trafficking NGOs

Truthout - January 27, 2015

 

Trial Begins In Major Trafficking Case Stemming From Hurricane Katrina Clean-up

MintPress News - January 27, 2015

 

Jefferson County DA launches new human trafficking unit

Denver Post - January 27, 2015

 

Film documents child sex trafficking in Colombia; Utah’s AG Sean Reyes participates in sting

FOX13, Salt Lake City - January 27, 2015

 

Republican House Takes Aim at Human Trafficking Again

Time - January 27, 2015

 

Bills To Combat Human Trafficking Filed In Missouri Legislature; Passed By U.S. House

St. Louis Public Radio - January 27, 2015

 

RTA working to help stop human trafficking

WKYC3, Cleveland - January 26, 2015

 

Op-Ed: Applying the Lessons We've Learned about Ending the Scourge of Trafficking

NJ Spotlight - January 26, 2015

 

FBI recovers 6 minors, arrests 2 in Denver Stock Show sex trade sting

Denver Post - January 26, 2015

 

Roanoke organization plans to open Street Ransom human trafficking shelter

Roanoke Times - January 26, 2015

 

Central Iowa group sets goals to prevent human trafficking

Iowa State Daily - January 26, 2015

 

Regional Traffic Report

 

NY laws to protect women, fight trafficking to take effect

Schenectady Daily Gazette - December 31, 2015 

 

Sex trafficking an alarming reality in region

Schenectady Daily Gazette - December 26, 2015 

 

Filipina Trafficking Survivors Launch a Co-Op—And They Own Their Jobs

Yes! Magazine - December 23, 2015

 

Bloomfield filmmaker highlights human-trafficking crisis at Bristol Valley Theater event

MPNow.com - December 2, 2015

 

Trafficking: One woman's journey from Staten Island slavery to her own boss

Christian Science Monitor - November 2, 2015

 

Modern slavery: Labor trafficking is everywhere and nowhere

Christian Science Monitor - October 26, 2015

 

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $1.2 Million In Fed Funds To Combat Human Trafficking In Erie County

US Senator Chuck Schumer of New York - September 29, 2015

 

Chinese nationals arrested for human trafficking on Long Island

Examiner - September 26, 2015

 

New York Times Highlights Photographs of NYC Trafficking Victim

Human Rights First blog - September 17, 2015

 

Photographing Human Trafficking in New York

New York Times - September 14, 2015

 

Angels aid trafficking victims

Democrat and Chronicle - August 30, 2015

 

Fundraiser aims to end slavery in modern day

Democrat and Chronicle - August 27, 2015

 

Man pleads guilty to sex trafficking

Democrat and Chronicle - August 8, 2015

 

Safe Haven: From Victim To Survivor

WHAM13, Rochester - May 8, 2015

 

Clausen: Modern-day slavery a troubling reality

Democrat and Chronicle - April 30, 2015

 

Raising awareness about local labor trafficking

WHAM-13, Rochester - April 29, 2015

 

Two arrested in Buffalo for allegedly trafficking women

WIVB-4, Boston - April 29, 2015

 

Advocates seek more city funds for human trafficking victims

Capital New York - March 27, 2015

 

NY to set tough prison time for sex trafficking

The Legislative Gazette - March 17, 2015

 

State Bar Offers Free Program To Help Attorneys Identify Human Trafficking Victims

New York State Bar Association - March 16, 2015

 

Statement from Governor Cuomo on the Assembly’s Passage of Legislation to Combat Human Trafficking

Governor's Press Office - March 16, 2015

 

New York Assembly passes anti-human trafficking bills

Albany Times-Union - March 16, 2015

 

Sex trafficking victim shares her story

WHAM-13, Rochester - February 19, 2015

 

Seven face sex-trafficking charges

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - February 19, 2015

 

Seven Arrested for Sex Trafficking Ring in Rochester

WROC-8, Rochester - February 18, 2015

 

Victim of human trafficking shares experiences after bust in Rochester-area

WHEC-10, Rochester - February 18, 2015

 

Angels of Mercy combats sex trafficking

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - February 17, 2015

 

Massage workers sometimes victims of human trafficking

The Journal News (Rockland County, NY) - February 16, 2015

 

Raising awareness of North Country human trafficking

North Country (NY) Public Radio - January 19, 2015

 

Stefanik cosponsors legislation to address human trafficking

Glen Falls Post-Star (blog) - January 19, 2015

 

Sheriff: Prostitution arrests stem from human trafficking investigation

CBS 6 Albany - January 16, 2015

 

New York Calls Attention To Human Trafficking

WXXI News - January 14, 2015

 

January Is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

North Country (NY) Gazette - January 14, 2015

 

Fighting human trafficking in New York

WNYT13, Albany - January 13, 2015

 

Officials spotlight human trafficking

Albany Times-Union - January 13, 2015

 

Posters call attention to human trafficking

Troy Record - January 13, 2015

 

Got a problem? Not a problem

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - January 9, 2015

 

For earlier news, go to our 2014 News Archive

International Traffic Report

 

Bangladeshi fisherman testifies in human trafficking case hearing

The Nation (Thailand) - December 25, 2015

 

Activists call for witness protection as major Thai human trafficking trial begins

Reuters - December 24, 2015

 

Texting Out an SOS

Bloomberg Business - December 23, 2015

 

U.N. Security Council Holds First Session on Human Trafficking

Human Rights First (blog) - December 22, 2015

 

Apps to Fight Human Trafficking Aimed at Stamping Out Slave Labor

Bloomberg Business -December 21, 2015

 

Targeted prosecutions needed to end modern-day slavery scourge

Reuters - December 14, 2015

 

Talking about human trafficking through art

The Hindu (India) - November 30, 2015

 

Chocolate gets sweeter: How consumer outrage is reducing child labor in Ghana

Christian Science Monitor - November 30, 2015

 

Your Move, Nestle: When the CSR Spotlight Dims

Huffington Post - November 30, 2015

 

Winnipeg photo studio warns of potential human trafficking scam

Toronto Star - November 23, 2015

 

How to free modern slaves: Three tech solutions that are working

Christian Science Monitor - November 23, 2015

 

Washington raises pressure on India over U.S. human trafficking visas

Reuters - November 12, 2015

 

From England's pews, a quiet abolitionist finds his voice on slavery

Christian Science Monitor - November 9, 2015

 

Governments Take Aim At Human Trafficking -- A New Dimension In Supply Chain Management

Forbes - November 11, 2015

 

The Clowns Who Gave Away a Italian Human-Trafficking Ring

Daily Beast - November 11, 2015

 

Human trafficking of workers a growing problem in Victoria

Sydney Morning Herald - October 5, 2015

 

We all have a role to play to end human trafficking, officials say

New Times, Rwanda - October 1, 2015

 

JHTA signs child protection code

Jamaica Observer - September 22, 2015

 

Bringing Chinese Workers Into Israel Is Akin to Human Trafficking

Haaretz - September 21, 2015

 

New Draft Law to Combat Human Trafficking Brings Hope in Morocco

Huffington Post - September 15, 2015

 

"Prisana" movie aims to raise youth awareness of human trafficking

Daily Mail - September 15, 2015

 

‘The Storm Makers’ Shows Life After Human Trafficking in Cambodia

Newsweek - August 29, 2015

 

In Human Trafficking Cases, Doctors Lack Confidence to Intervene

TakePart - August 20, 2015

 

The Underage Girls Of Mexico's Sex Trade: Hope Amid The Horror

NPR - August 18, 2015

 

MK Michaeli: Belarus visa deal will boost human trafficking in Israel

Jerusalem Post - August 18, 2015

 

The seduction and trafficking of minors

Philippine Star - August 17, 2015

 

Pan Am trafficking project a resounding success

Catholic Register - August 15, 2015

 

Activists Hail Slavery Pledge Inclusion in New U.N. Development Goals

Sudan Vision - August 9, 2015

 

Law Students Across the Caribbean Join Together to Participate in World Day Against Trafficking In Persons

Atlanta Black Star - August 6, 2015

 

Human trafficking: The lives bought and sold

BBC - July 28, 2015

 

Beyond Brothels: Farms And Fisheries Are Frontier Of Human Trafficking

NPR - July 28, 2015

 

‘Sea Slaves’: The Human Misery That Feeds Pets and Livestock

New York Times - July 27, 2015

 

What led Thailand to arrest 72 on human-trafficking charges?

Christian Science Monitor, July 24, 2015

 

Editorial: No child wonderland

Sun Star Cebu (Phillipines) - June 29, 2015

 

US report slams human rights record of Pakistan, India

The Nation - June 27, 2015

 

OSCE promotes social services for victims of human trafficking in Kazakhstan

OSCE - June 26, 2015

 

Electronics OEMs Invited to End Human Trafficking & Slavery 

EBNonline - June 26, 2015

 

Lawyers seek new ways to help Hong Kong's human trafficking victims

Daily Mail - June 22, 2015

 

SITE Joins ECPAT's Effort to End Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking

Digital Journal - May 18, 2015

 

Is free trade more important than ending forced labor?

The Hill (blog) - May 7, 2015

 

Thai authorities begin checking fishing vessels in the sea to stem out human trafficking

Thaivisa News - May 5, 2015

 

Nepal quake survivors face threat from human traffickers supplying sex trade

The Guardian - May 5, 2005

 

Thailand to Open Inquiry Into Human Trafficking Network

New York Times - May 4, 2015

 

Abu Dhabi human trafficking victims use art as a healing tool

The National (Abu Dhabi) - May 2, 2015

 

Two Tajik Women Imprisoned For Human Trafficking

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty - April 30, 2015

 

Child trafficking in India: 'It was only after a few years I realised I had been sold'

The Guardian - April 28, 2015

 

Modern day slavery too often goes unpunished in India, says report

Reuters - April 27, 2015

 

US House hearing: PH making only slow progress vs. trafficking

Inquirer.net - April 25, 2015

 

Why you should be wary of statistics on ‘modern slavery’ and ‘trafficking’

Washington Post - April 24, 2015

 

Rating the World's Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking

Standardnewswire.com - April 23, 2015

 

From brainy tomes to advocacy: Academy joins anti-trafficking fight

CatholicPhilly.com - April 23, 2015

 

Gotcha! the ‘bait and switch and bait again’ of US anti-trafficking policy

Open Democracy - April 16, 2015

 

Trafficking Victims Benefited Little From Landmark Treaty, Says Rights Group

Christian Daily - April 15, 2015

 

Modern-day slavery

La Voz Nueva - April 15, 2015

 

Why Southeast Asia struggles to tackle modern-day slavery

Deutsche Welle - April 9, 2015

 

Women from Sierra Leone 'sold like slaves' into domestic work in Kuwait

The Guardian - April 2, 2015

 

Philippines, Netherlands sign partnership pact vs. human trafficking

GMA News Online - April 2, 2015

 

Dominican Republic busts child sex parties to combat trafficking

Reuters - April 1, 2015

 

Commercial sex tour organiser jailed more than four years, fined $8k for obscene films

The Straits Times, Singapore - March 31, 2015

 

Tourism firms gain knowledge on how to prevent child exploitation

Pattaya Mail - March 27, 2015

 

Was Your Seafood Caught By Slaves? AP Uncovers Unsavory Trade

NPR - March 27, 2015

 

Can This Online Shop Save Sex Trafficking Survivors?

Elle - March 26, 2015

 

Thailand Toughens Human Trafficking Penalties

Voice of America - March 26, 2015

 

Human Trafficking: African Perspective

Jurist - March 23, 2015

 

Seafood Company Drops Supplier Linked to Slavery, Human Trafficking In AP Investigation

World Post - March 25, 2015

 

AP tracked supply chain of slave caught fish to US

Yahoo!News - March 25, 2015

 

The U.S. Pushes Thailand to Clean Up Tuna Inc.

Bloomberg Business - March 19, 2015

 

Amnesty International, partnering organizations raise awareness for human trafficking

University of Georgia News - March 19, 2015

 

10 arrested after human trafficking victims rescued from UK nail bars

The Guardian - March 19, 2015

 

More women trafficked to Nordic countries for labor, marriage: police

Business Insider - March 10, 2015

 

Six arrested for illegal waste dumping suspected of using forced labour

The Guardian - March 10, 2015

 

UN Special Rapporteur: Malaysia’s migrant workers often exploited, trafficked, prostituted

Malaysia Star - March 9, 2015

 

Sex trafficking will be part of Toronto's Pan Am Games, says head of church organization

Ottawa Citizen - March 4, 2015

 

An Inhumane Trade: Partnering against Human Trafficking

International Relations and Security Network (ISN) - March 4, 2015

 

Traveling to End Trafficking: How the Tourism Industry Is Combating Modern Day Slavery

Digital Journal - March 3, 2015

 

Europol: Bitcoin's Popularity Growing in Illicit Online Markets

CoinDesk - February 24, 2015

 

Locals take frigid plunge for charity

Star Phoenix, Saskatoon - February 28, 2015

 

Study reveals extent of impact on health from human trafficking

Medical News Today - February 27, 2015

 

Danish police arrest 95 in human trafficking bust

thelocal.dk - February 26, 2015

 

Caribbean Law Students Join the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Global Voices - February 26, 2015

 

Isolation from technology and social networks hikes risk of labor trafficking

USC News - February 26, 2015

 

EU report on online child sex abuse ‘a wake up call’

Irish Examiner - February 26, 2015

 

Combating Human Trafficking in Asia Requires U.S. Leadership

Heritage Foundation - February 26, 2015

 

Emotional Scars Of Modern Slavery Run 'Deeper Than Any Visible Wound'

NPR - February 24, 2015

 

Thailand fails to tackle human trafficking and abuse: rights group

Reuters - February 17, 2015

 

App from NGO the Mekong Club being used to fight human trafficking

South China Morning Post - February 15, 2015N

 

Lao and Thai Border Officials Team Up Against Trafficking of Young Women

Big News Network.com - February 13, 2015

 

Can snowball sampling estimate human trafficking?

Open Democracy - February 12, 2015

 

'Red Light' District In Rome Seen As Way To Fight Human Trafficking

International Business Times - February 8, 2015

 

Indian police rescue hundreds of child slaves as young as six

I24 News - January 31, 2015

 

Thai vigilantes take up fight against human trafficking

CNBC - January 30, 2015

 

Combating Human Trafficking Through Global Training

DipNote - January 29, 2015

 

Tackling human trafficking in West Africa: UNODC and the story of Anna and Precious

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - January 28, 2015

 

Sex traffickers are among ICE's most wanted

USA Today - January 27, 2015

 

Labor Groups Decry Continuing Abuses in Thai Fishing Industry

Voice of America - January 22, 2015

 

End use of outdated term ‘child prostitution’, says MP

The Guardian - January 6, 2015

 

Myanmar Seeks to Revise Anti- Human Trafficking Laws

Chiang Rai Times - January 3, 2015

 

For earlier news go to our 2014 News Archive

 

National Traffic Report

 

In Los Angeles, sex trafficking doesn’t look like it does in the movies

Deseret News -- December 31, 2015

 

Film sheds light on human trafficking

WWLP - December 30, 2015

 

Feds Cut Asset Forfeiture Funds; Colo. Drug, Human Trafficking Efforts In Question

Colorado Public Radio - December 29, 2015

 

‘John school’ law aimed at sex trafficking takes effect Jan. 1

Bismarck Tribune - December 26, 2015

 

Taking Slave Labor Out of American Markets

Human Rights First (blog) - December 22, 2015

 

On embassy row, a fraying veil of immunity for traffickers

Christian Science Monitor - December 21, 2015

 

Herring launches online ad campaign to fight human trafficking

Richmond Times-Dispatch - December 14, 2015

 

On Human Rights Day, Hyatt Reinforces Commitment to Protect Children and Help Them Live Free From Exploitation

Hyatt Press Release - December 10, 2015

 

An epic legal battle pays off for trafficked workers

Christian Science Monitor - December 7, 2015

 

Florida: Sun, fun…and human trafficking

Flagler College Gargoyle - December 6, 2015

 

Ames High group forms to fight human trafficking

Ames (IA) Tribune - December 5, 2015

 

Crackdown on pimps fuels a rise in human trafficking charges in L.A. County

Los Angeles Times - November 27, 2015

 

Plight of Saratoga human trafficking victims revealed

San Jose Mercury-News - November 20, 2015

 

International nonprofit taking unique approach to fight human trafficking in Colorado

The Denver Channel - November 20, 2015

 

To Curb Human Trafficking, Montgomery County Lawmakers Target Johns

WAMU 88.5, American University Radio - November 20, 2015

 

Sen. McCaskill conducts hearing on sex trafficking investigation

KOMU, Columbia, MO - November 19, 2015

 

Trafficking: In Florida's tomato fields, a fight for ethical farm labor grows (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - November 16, 2015

 

Sticker to help human trafficking victims to be placed in public restrooms

KATU News, Portland, OR - November 12, 2015

 

60 Arrested in Another Texas Prostitution Sting Aimed at Human Trafficking

Breibart.com - November 6, 2015

 

From trafficking victim to rescuer: 'I got her out'

Christian Science Monitor - November 2, 2015

 

Signal International apologizes to hundreds of exploited Indian guest workers

Southern Poverty Law Center - September 29, 2015

 

Slavery hidden in plain sight

Mansfield (OH) News Journal - September 27, 2015

 

Law would require human trafficking signage at businesses

WTSP-10 News, Tampa - September 25, 2015

 

DOJ announces $44M in grant funding to fight human trafficking

The Hill - September 24, 2015

 

Unprecedented lawsuit filed on behalf of child sex exploitation victim

Minneapolis Star-Tribune - September 23, 2015

 

 

Five things to look for at the new trafficking ambassador’s nomination hearing

The Hill - September 22, 2015

 

D.C. conference to focus on teaching providers how to spot trafficking

Capital New York - September 21, 2015

 

During Confirmation Hearing, Senators Should Press Amato to Increase State Department Efforts to Dismantle the Business of Human Trafficking

Human Rights First - September 21, 2015

 

25 arrested in Orange County human-trafficking ring

WESH-2, Orlando - September 21, 2015

 

Concerns raised over State Dept.'s ability to police staff over human trafficking

CNN - September 19, 2015

 

Indiana man purchases 2 girls for sex while visiting Orlando, MBI says

WESH-2, Orlando - September 18, 2015

 

Act 105: The Most Robust Civil Remedy Against Sex Traffickers

Legal Intelligencer - September 18, 2015

 

U.S. Congress to seek more transparency in human trafficking report

Jamestown (ND) Sun - September 17, 2015

 

Ohio labor trafficking case -- did federal agency's mistake deliver Guatemalan minors to human traffickers? editorial

Cleveland.com - September 16, 2015

 

Enslaved in Marion County

Marion (OH) Star - September 5, 2015

 

Software developed by CMU student helps find online sex traffickers

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - August 28, 2015

 

County Executive creates fund to assist human trafficking victims, strengthen police efforts

Baltimore Sun - August 28, 2015

 

Standout Student: Dunwoody senior fights human trafficking 

Reporter Newspapers (Georgia) - August 28, 2015

 

U.S. senator: Cultural change needed to stop human trafficking

Akron-Beacon Journal - August 27, 2015

 

The Global Lawyer: The Slave Next Door

American Lawyer - August 24, 2015

 

How American Anti-Trafficking Policy is Failing Asian Migrants

Foreign Policy (blog) - August 17, 2015

 

 

Students work to raise awareness about sex trafficking locally, globally

Deseret News - August 15, 2015

 

How the U.S. Came to Fight Human Trafficking

Huffington Post - August 12, 2015

 

Can 'Big Data' stamp out human trafficking?

CNN - August 11, 2015

 

Five Travel Tips to Help Stop Human Trafficking

Huffington Post - August 10, 2015

 

ATEST Applauds introduction of Federal Business Supply Chain Transparency Legislation

The Alliance To End Slavery and Trafficking - August 7, 2015

 

Human Trafficking Part 4: Maryland has light penalties for trafficking

Baltimore Post-Examiner - August 7, 2015

 

Human Trafficking Part 6: Langley Park residents say brothels operate in plain sight yet elude PG police

Maryland Reporter - August 6, 2015

 

Decriminalization of sex work would only expand abuse

Seattle Times - August 6, 2015

 

House Dems press Obama on human trafficking decision

The Hill - August 6, 2015

 

Making Life Harder for Pimps

New York Times - August 6, 2015

 

Part 5: Trafficking a big problem in Baltimore but charges almost always dropped

Maryland Reporter - August 5, 2015

 

Human Trafficking Part 3: Most trafficking in the U.S. is not about sex work, but labor by immigrants

Maryland Reporter - August 4, 2015

 

Human Trafficking Part 2: The Internet is a fertile field

Maryland Reporter - August 3, 2015

 

TBI Recovers Missing and Endangered Teens, Makes Human Trafficking Arrests

Sevier News Messenger - August 2, 2015

 

It's shockingly easy to exploit legal immigrant workers

VOX - August 2, 2015

 

Human Trafficking Part 1: Trafficking hidden in dozens of Md. communities while authorities struggle to fight it

Maryland Reporter - August 2, 2015

University of North Texas students out to fight human trafficking 

Dallas Morning News - July 31, 2015

 

California Mentorship Program Offers Comfort to Sexually Exploited Young Women

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange - July 27, 2015

 

The New American Slavery: Invited to the U.S., Foreign Workers Find a Nightmare

Buzzfeed - July 24, 2015

 

How workers are trafficked into the U.S. -- the ugly truth

CNN - July 22, 2015

 

Combating Human Trafficking in the Hotel Industry

Huffington Post - July 22, 2015

 

Sex trafficking: The new American slavery

CNN - July 21, 2015

 

Sex Trafficking Is Expected To Spike During The MLB All-Star Game. Here's How Advocates Are Fighting Back.

Huffington Post - July 8, 2015

 

Valrico neighbors balk at safe house for trafficking victims

Tampa Tribune - July 4, 2015

 

Behind closed doors: A look at sexual exploitation

Daily Globe, Worthington, MN - July 3, 2015

 

Three Defendants Charged with Operating Forced Labor Scheme That Exploited Guatemalan Migrants at Ohio Egg Farms: Victims Included Minors as Young as 14 or 15 Years Old 

Federal Bureau of Investigation - July 2, 2015

 

Colombian police in Utah to combat human trafficking

FOX-13, Salt Lake City - July 2, 2015

 

Child Victims of Sex Trafficking Are Being Exploited in America's Hotels

Digital Journal - July 1, 2015

 

McMillin: United Way pushes to put an end to human trafficking

Lebanon Democrat - June 28, 2015

 

McCain, Heitkamp speak about human trafficking in Bismarck

Jamestown Sun (ND) - June 27, 2015

 

New Phase In Federal Effort To Combat Human Trafficking

KJZZ, Tempe, AZ - June 26, 2015

 

Where Strip Clubs Thrive In Portland, So Does Child Sex Trafficking

Huffington Post - June 25, 2015

 

New Group Wants Every Presidential Candidate To Explain How They'll Combat Trafficking

Huffington Post - June 24, 2015

 

Actress promotes new center aimed at combating modern slavery

CNN - June 24, 2015

 

Chargers safety Darrell Stuckey to donate game check to help fight human trafficking 

FOX Sports - June 23, 2015

 

Concern for kids prompts program on human trafficking

hometownlife.com, MI - June 21, 2015

 

New campaign uses shock value to combat human trafficking

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service - June 18, 2015

 

Why Is No One Looking for These 5,000 Missing Kids?

Daily Beast - May 22, 2015

 

Digital billboards join the fight against human trafficking

Digital Signage Today - May 20, 2015

 

Transparency Combats Human Trafficking & Slavery in the Supply Chain

EBN - May 20, 2015

 

Identifying human trafficking in Texas schools

Brownsville Herald - May 18, 2015

 

Willingboro woman accused of promoting prostitution was victim of human trafficking ring, source says

NJ.com - May 15, 2015

 

Ohio salon employees taking required course in human trafficking

WOWK-TV, Charleston, W.Va. - May 12, 2015

 

Viewpoint: End human trafficking now

Atlantic Business Chronicle - May 11, 2015

 

Baltimore's hotel workers will be trained to spot human trafficking

Baltimore Sun - May 11, 2015

 

Downtown march puts focus on human trafficking

Columbus Dispatch - May 4, 2015

 

Taking Care Of Human Trafficking’s Victims

Health Forum - May 1, 2015

 

Truckers Work to Drive Out Human Trafficking

WLTX19, Columbia, SC - April 30, 2015

 

Human Trafficking Coalition receives generous donation

Lakenewsonline.com - April 30, 2015

 

Outreach is turning the tide

Thousand Oaks Acorn - April 30, 2015

 

Bill Would Require Signs to Inform About Human Trafficking

WCTV, Talahassee - April 29, 2015

 

Sports advocacy can help stop human trafficking on local, global level

Daily Nebraskan - April 24, 2015

 

No longer alone

Thousand Oaks Acorn - April 23, 2015

 

Providing a voice to the voiceless

Thousand Oaks Acorn - April 9, 2015

 

A Lesser-Known Human Trafficking Problem: Teenage Basketball Players

NPR - April 6, 2015

 

Week-Long "Shut Out Trafficking" Program to be Hosted at UCLA

UCLA Athletics Official Site - April 6, 2015

 

Human trafficking in New Orleans and how to curb it: Group makes pitch to City Council

NOLA.com - March 29, 2015

 

Human Trafficking: Are We Effectively Reaching Victims?

Huffington Post - March 26, 2015

 

Punishing the victims: Sexually exploited kids in the U.S.

Thomas Reuters Foundation - March 23, 2015

 

“FAR”-Reaching Provisions Obligate Swath Of Contractors

Law Week Colorado - March 23, 2015

 

Study: Sex trafficking up during March Madness

Louisville Courier Journal - March 20, 2015

 

 

Homeless teens trapped by human traffickers in New Orleans: Laura Murphy

NOLA.com - March 19, 2015

 

Beverly Hills bakery accused of labor abuse by workers on visas

Los Angeles Times - March 19, 2015

 

Two Harrisonburg restaurant operators indicted on labor trafficking-related charges

WDBJ7, Roanoke - March 19, 2015

 

Most Doctors Couldn't Spot A Human-Trafficking Victim If They Saw One. Could You?

Yahoo Health - March 18, 2015

 

How one teenage girl is using film to fight child sex trafficking

Mashable.com - March 17, 2015

 

Unintended Consequences: How making sex trafficking a felony might hurt 'sex slaves'

Baltimore City Paper - March 17, 2015

 

To Human Traffickers, Runaway & Homeless Youth Are Walking Prey

Huffington Post - March 5, 2015

 

Two teenage girls rescued in Racine County human trafficking investigation

TMJ4, Milwaukee - March 4, 2015

 

CAPA (High School for the  Creative and Performing Arts) takes part in film about human trafficking

Philadelphia Daily News - March 2, 2015


Senate ‘package’ deals with a different transportation issue: Human trafficking

Reporter, Covington, WA - March 2, 2015

 

Via Christi workers help ID human trafficking victims

Wichita Eagle - March 1, 2015

 

In Our Midst

Rochester Review - March/April 2015

 

Life after sex trafficking

The Daily Pennsylvanian - February 26, 2015

 

Essential role for pediatricians in care of sexual exploitation victims

Medical Xpress - February 25, 2015

 

University of Michigan Law School Working with Brazil University to Create Human Trafficking Clinic

Press release - February 24, 2015

 

Little-Known Laws Help Sex-Trafficking Victims Clear Criminal Records

NPR - February 24, 2015

 

"SOLD: The Human Trafficking Experience" opens in Las Cruces

KVIA El Paso - February 21, 2015

 

Atlanta joins fight against Backpage’s alleged role in promoting sex trafficking

Atlanta Business Chronicle - February 20, 2015

 

Fits and Starts: Two School-based Approaches to Prevent Sex Trafficking

The Chronicle of Social Change - February 18, 2015

 

Federal jury in SPLC case awards $14 million to Indian guest workers victimized in labor trafficking scheme by Signal International and its agents

Southern Poverty Legal Center - February 18, 2015

 

Chamblee Officials take Georgia’s “Not Buying It” pledge to end child sex trafficking

The Chamblee Post - February 18, 2015

 

COMMENTARY: Human trafficking: New Jersey’s 'unseen prisons' a tragic situation

New Jersey Hills - February 13, 2015

 

Hero trucker saved sex captive in New Kent: ‘I’ve got daughters’

CBS6, Richmond - February 13, 2015

 

San Diego grapples with growing sex trade problem

U-T San Diego - January 24, 2015

 

‘Modern-Day Slavery’ Authorities seek more resources to address growing human trafficking problem

Burlington Times News - January 24, 2015

 

Documentary examines human trafficking in Iowa

Des Moines Register - January 20, 2015

 

Kasich calls for action during Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Wooster Daily Record - January 19, 2015

 

University professors battle commercial sexual exploitation

FIUSM - January 19, 2015

 

New AG is an opportunity to end child sex trafficking

The Hill (blog) - January 18, 2015

 

Ohio making progress in combating human trafficking

Columbus Dispatch - January 16, 2015

 

Denver FBI, Restore Innocence makes inroads versus human trafficking

Denver Post - January 15, 2015

 

New residential facility to open this spring for victims of human trafficking in Kansas City

KSHB 41, Kansas City - January 15, 2015

 

SafeHouse to host anti-human trafficking event

The Desert Sun (Palm Springs, CA) - January 15, 2015

 

Sens. Cornyn, Wyden, Kirk, Klobuchar Push To Crack Down On Human Traffickers

News Releases - United States Senator John Cornyn, Texas - January 15, 2015

 

How Big Data Battles Human Trafficking

U.S. News and World Report - January 14, 2015

 

YWCA grant fights human trafficking along Route 15 corridor

PennLive.com - January 14, 2015

 

Authorities hit brakes on human trafficking

Marinscope Community Newspapers - January 14, 2015

 

Florida sees increase in calls to human trafficking hotline

WESH, Orlando - January 14, 2015

 

Suspected human trafficking numbers up in Fla.

NBC2 News - January 14, 2015

 

Iowa Department of Transportation enlists truck drivers against human trafficking

The Gazette - January 13, 2015

 

Human trafficking victims to have private living quarters at Zelma George shelter; KeyBank commits $1 million

Cleveland.com - January 12, 2015

 

Summit County campaign coincides with National Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Akron-Beacon Journal - January 11, 2015

 

Federal lawsuit alleges to expose flaws in guest worker program

Houston Chronicle - January 11, 2015

 

Prince William schools educate staff, students and parents on human trafficking

Washington Post - January 11, 2015

 

Signal International headed to trial in labor trafficking case involving Indian workers in Pascagoula 'man camps'

Gulflive.com (blog) - January 10, 2015

 

Billboard Campaign Against Human Trafficking is Launched in East Bay

Patch.com - January 10, 2015

 

Rally spotlights human trafficking problems in San Diego

CBS 8 San Diego - January 10, 2015

 

Forced into prostitution, Pinelands grad warns others

Asbury Park Press - January 9, 2015

 

N.D. asks nation for help against human trafficking

Wahpeton Daily News - January 9, 2015

 

Alameda County DA Unveils Billboard Campaign Against Child Sex Trafficking

CBS SF Bay Area - January 9, 2015

 

Off the Track: Where to Call Home

The Chronicle of Social Change - January 7, 2015

 

Official Reports Progress in Awareness of Human Trafficking

Department of Defense - January 5, 2015

 

Hotels try to curb human trafficking

Bismarck Tribune - January 4, 2015

 

Trafficking in North Dakota is on the rise, and often the victims can't escape

Bismarck Tribune - January 4, 2015

 

San Diego County must not be sex-trafficking hub

U-T San Diego - January 3, 2015

 

Home opens to care for victims of human trafficking

Tyler (Texas) Morning Telegraph - January 3, 2015

 

Monmouth Regional student has big dream for 2015

Asbury Park Press - January 1, 2015

 

For earlier news, go to our 2014 News Archive

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