The global network of women religious fighting human trafficking was offering a virtual tour of its work helping survivors as a way to mark the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons.
“Critical” anti-trafficking legislation overwhelmingly approved by the House in a bipartisan vote July 26 “will go a long way toward protecting so many vulnerable people from exploitation while providing tremendous support and resources to victims,” said one of it is sponsors, Rep. Chris Smith, N.J.
Protecting the human rights of people fleeing from or caught up in conflict zones must be as big a priority as providing them with basic material needs, said the leader of an international anti-trafficking network.
For the first time in 30 years, the NFL’s Super Bowl has arrived in Los Angeles — and with it, a fair share of the global media hype for which the annual sporting event is known.
Male-female relationships based on “discrimination and submission” lead to the exploitation and humiliation of thousands of women and girls each year, Pope Francis said.
Flor Molina crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her trafficker in 2002. At the time, she was under the impression the trip would last six months, provide housing, and enough money to return to Mexico to open a sewing shop and provide for her three children.
Representatives from both the United States and the United Kingdom have praised the work of religious sisters to assist trafficking victims during COVID-19, arguing that their work is crucial as the world prepares for the pandemic aftermath.
As governments and world leaders struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic, they must also work harder to protect victims of human trafficking, said the Vatican-based international network of Catholic charities.
In a discreet office inside New York’s FBI headquarters, Michael Osborn, the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of Violent Crimes and Crimes Against Children, is tackling a growing crisis in America — online child sexual exploitation. The internet has become the go-to place for predators who want to target vulnerable young children. And it’s not just for profit.
Here are some red flags to look out for that may indicate someone is a victim of human trafficking.