BRAZIL: Maltese Nun Campaigns Against World Cup Sex Trafficking

Published by The Malta Independent on May 30, 2014— “This week, a group of nuns in Brazil, including Maltese nun Sister Carmen Sammut, launched a campaign against what they see as the growing risk of human trafficking, worker exploitation, forced prostitution and sex tourism during next month’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The nuns, whose … More BRAZIL: Maltese Nun Campaigns Against World Cup Sex Trafficking

Photographer Raised $50,000 To Fight Human Trafficking After Being Offered A Baby For $50

By Robbie Couch for The Huffington Post on June 6, 2014— “Everything changed for Tanner Wendell Stewart when he was in Bulgaria in 2012. Stewart, a Seattle-based photographer, had spotted a man holding a baby. Wanting to capture the beautiful moment, he asked the man if he could take a photo. After a brief exchange, … More Photographer Raised $50,000 To Fight Human Trafficking After Being Offered A Baby For $50

ARGENTINA: A Desperate Mother’s Search Leads to a Fight Against Sex Trafficking

By Jonathan Gilbert for the NYTimes on May 23, 2014— “HERE in the impoverished north of Argentina, sex traffickers search among the vulnerable for targets. Typically, they lure women with deceitful job offers and thentraffic them to big cities, mining towns and agricultural regions, where they are forced into sex slavery. For most women, in … More ARGENTINA: A Desperate Mother’s Search Leads to a Fight Against Sex Trafficking

Quinnipiac Student Returns to Haiti to Help Change Lives, Fight Human Trafficking

By Ebony Walmsley, New Haven Register, on March 13, 2014— “When Nina Brandi left Haiti two years ago, she knew one day she wanted to return to shine a light on the Restavec Freedom Alliance, a group that works to stop human trafficking. And now, the Quinnipiac University student’s personal experience has prompted a trip … More Quinnipiac Student Returns to Haiti to Help Change Lives, Fight Human Trafficking

Film at NAU Today Explores Global Issues of Prostitution

Posted on azdailysun.com on March 05, 2014— “NAU’s International Film Series continues today with a screening of the documentary “Whores’ Glory.” Directed by Michael Glawogger of Austria, the 2011 film has a 109 minute running time. The screening will be at 7 p.m. in room 120 of the NAU Liberal Arts Building. “WHORE’S GLORY,” is … More Film at NAU Today Explores Global Issues of Prostitution

ILLINOIS: Campaign Against Human Trafficking Grows

By Mike Moen on January 27, 2014— “January [was] human trafficking awareness month. In Illinois, advocates continue to raise awareness in hopes of preventing such activity. Advocates say Illinois, especially the Chicago-area, is a hub for human trafficking. With the region serving as a key transportation center, experts say traffickers bring young women here, and … More ILLINOIS: Campaign Against Human Trafficking Grows

LOS ANGELES: Official Unveils Sex-Trafficking Diversion Effort

By LINDA DEUTSCH, AP Special Correspondent, on February 12, 2014— “The Los Angeles County district attorney said Wednesday she was launching a program to keep young victims of sex trafficking from being prosecuted for engaging in prostitution. District Attorney Jackie Lacey said minors engaging in sex for pay will be viewed as victims, not criminals, … More LOS ANGELES: Official Unveils Sex-Trafficking Diversion Effort