The 5th National Human Trafficking Prevention Month begins in only a few hours. On January 4, 2010 the President of the United States signed a Presidential Proclamation titled, "National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month". This was the first of what has continued to be the month that advocates, activists, NGO's, and anyone else that is involved in the anti-human trafficking efforts in the United States and around the world step up to the plate and proclaim with their projects, programs, and events, that we will put an end to modern slavery -- human ...
RJI’s first annual Virginia Abolition Conference is happening January 10-11, 2014, on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Jessica Sutton, Prevention Project Manager, will be speaking on Prevention Education during the conference. There will be sessions covering many different topics related to anti-human trafficking initiatives. The website for more information: http://richmondjusticeinitiative.com/virginia-abolition-conference-2014/
By Pete Williams and Erin McClam, NBC News
More than 100 teenagers — many of them children from broken homes — were rescued over the weekend in a sex-trafficking crackdown that swept more than 70 cities, the FBI said Monday.
The youngest victim was 13 years old, the agency said.
The sting resulted in the arrest of 159 “pimps” from San Francisco to Miami who were involved in the commercial exploitation of both adults and children, said Ronald Hosko, assistant director of the FBI’s criminal investigative division.
It was the FBI’s largest ...
Educational Curriculum for Educators and Survivors is High on the Agenda at the Third Annual Trafficking in America Conference to be held in Nashville, May 23rd – 25th 2013
Nashville, Tennessee: Yvonne Williams, co-founder and President of Trafficking in America Task Force is proud to announce two new curriculum sources at the 2013 Trafficking In America Task Force.
The Human Trafficking In America Conferences are designed for the general public to become informed and educated by Experts and Authorities; to protect their at-risk youth; and to mobilize and engage ...