Nepal Quake Survivors Face Threat from Human Traffickers Supplying Sex Trade

Originally posted by Jason Burke on The Guardian on May 5, 2015— “Tens of thousands of young women from regions devastated by the earthquake inNepal are being targeted by human traffickers supplying a network of brothels across south Asia, campaigners in Kathmandu and affected areas say. The 7.8-magnitude quake, which killed more than 7,000 people, … More Nepal Quake Survivors Face Threat from Human Traffickers Supplying Sex Trade

Santa Cruz Human Trafficking Victim Shares Her Story

Originally posted by Ryan Masters on January 21, 2015, for Santa Cruz Sentinel— “Deborah Pembrook is an advocate for victims of human trafficking. She is also a survivor of the human sex-trafficking trade. On Tuesday night, Pembrook joined a panel of community leaders which included police officers, social workers and representatives from faith-based organizations for … More Santa Cruz Human Trafficking Victim Shares Her Story

Maine’s First Human Trafficking Safe House to Open Thanks to $400K Grant

Originally posted by Sarah Delage, WCSH, on December 8, 2014— “A local agency has received a grant to open Maine’s first Human Trafficking safe house. St. Andre Home in Biddeford has traditionally provided shelter and resources to pregnant homeless women. They received a four hundred thousand dollar grant from the Next Generation Foundation to open a … More Maine’s First Human Trafficking Safe House to Open Thanks to $400K Grant

MICHIGAN: Kalamazoo Human Trafficking Survivor Shares His Story of Being Abused by His Brother

By Aaron Mueller for mlive.com on April 25, 2014— “When people think about human trafficking, they may often picture sexual slavery in other countries thousands of miles away. But the experts who shared at Friday’s Kalamazoo Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition training event say it’s a problem everywhere, including Southwest Michigan. “I can’t tell you how many times I’ve … More MICHIGAN: Kalamazoo Human Trafficking Survivor Shares His Story of Being Abused by His Brother

Sex Trafficking Survivor to Speak at Women’s Seder

Sex trafficking survivor Katariina “Kat” Rosenblatt will be the keynote speaker at “The Sweet Road to Freedom: A Jewish Women’s Chocolate Seder Raising Awareness about Slavery and Human Trafficking” at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton on April 9. (Submitted photo / March 31, 2014) By Randall P. Lieberman for Jewish Journal on March 31, 2014— “Sex trafficking survivor Katariina … More Sex Trafficking Survivor to Speak at Women’s Seder

NEW YORK: Victims Tell of Torture They Suffered, Forced to Have Sex with 60 Men a Day

Three brothers smuggled the women from Tenancingo,Mexico, infamously called ‘the town sex trafficking built’ They were forced to have sex with dozens of men each day and beaten when they weren’t earning money One used to hope the beatings would end her life so she no longer had to suffer, another was forced to tattoo … More NEW YORK: Victims Tell of Torture They Suffered, Forced to Have Sex with 60 Men a Day