U.S. State Department Starts $25M Global Fund To End Modern Slavery

Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC September 14, 2017 The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce a groundbreaking $25 million award to the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery for transformational programs around the world to reduce the prevalence of modern slavery – also known as human trafficking. We would like … More U.S. State Department Starts $25M Global Fund To End Modern Slavery

NATO Will Send Ships to Aegean Sea to Deter Human Trafficking

Originally posted by MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and SEWELL CHANFEB. 11, 2016 for The New York Times— “With more than a million migrants having reached Europe in the last year and many more on the way, NATO stepped into the crisis for the first time on Thursday, saying it would deploy ships to the Aegean Sea in … More NATO Will Send Ships to Aegean Sea to Deter Human Trafficking

Thai Police Moved Over ‘Human Trafficking Links’

Originally posted by BBC News on May 7, 2015— “Thai authorities say more than 50 officers have been transferred from their posts over suspected links to human traffickers. The announcement came after mass graves and more than 30 bodies were found in the south over the past week. The victims were thought to be migrants … More Thai Police Moved Over ‘Human Trafficking Links’

A Note from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center

“The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is very excited to share our 2014 annual hotline statistics report. Every year the NHTRC produces public reports highlighting key statistics and trends communicated through signals to the hotline. In 2014, we received a total of24,062 signals which include 21,431 calls,1,482 online tip reports, and 1,149 emails. The … More A Note from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center

HOUSTON: Feds Move to Seize Buildings Connected to Human Trafficking

Originally posted by Robert Arnold on click2houston.com on January 19, 2015— “The federal government is attempting to seize several buildings in the Houston area that are connected to a massive human trafficking operation. Documents filed in a Houston federal court on Jan. 13 said the government is attempting to seize 11 properties in southeast Houston, … More HOUSTON: Feds Move to Seize Buildings Connected to Human Trafficking

This Burmese Nunnery Saved 200 Girls From Sex Slavery

By Paula Froelich, Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo Travel, on December 10, 2014— “Buddhist nuns are everywhere among the streets of Myanmar — of all different ages, some as young as 5. Dressed in pink loose-fitting shirts and pants with orange scarves, they have shaved heads and rely on alms to pay for their schooling, food, housing, … More This Burmese Nunnery Saved 200 Girls From Sex Slavery

Polaris Project Ranks Colorado’s Human Trafficking Laws in Top Tier

Originally posted by Jesse Paul for The Denver Post on September 17, 2014— “After being ranked among states with the worst human trafficking laws in 2013, the Polaris Project, a Washington D.C.-based trafficking policy and victims advocacy group, gave Colorado its top ranking, it was announced Wednesday. On July 1, new statutes went into effect … More Polaris Project Ranks Colorado’s Human Trafficking Laws in Top Tier