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Trucker Catches a Girl's Face Peeking Out of RV Window. What He Saves Her from is Beyond Horrific.

Trucker Catches a Girl's Face Peeking Out of RV Window. What He Saves Her from is Beyond Horrific. | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
He sensed something wasn't right.
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The ‘Queen of Cyberporn’ and Her Town’s Industry of Abuse

The ‘Queen of Cyberporn’ and Her Town’s Industry of Abuse | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
Along the narrow roads leading into the Filipino village of Ibabao, billboards highlight traditional crafts such as baking cassava cakes, rope making, and sea-shell jewelry. There’s no mention of a less salubrious trade that has swept the area in recent years: child porn.
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Thankfully these people are in prison, but how many children's lives are devastated? Terrible...

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Irish sex trafficking trade worth €250m

Irish sex trafficking trade worth  €250m | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
Ireland’s sex trafficking trade is worth an estimated €250m a year, a new study shows.
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Oakland schools' mission to end child trafficking

Oakland schools' mission to end child trafficking | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
"There's another one," said Barbara McClung, director of Behavioral Health Initiatives for the Oakland school district, as she drove by a church, a boarded-up building and families pushing strollers along the boulevard.
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"The curriculum was created by Love Never Fails, a nonprofit in Dublin that works to protect and remove youths from child trafficking. All seventh-graders would experience a classroom presentation or assembly focused on healthy relationships as well as exploitation."

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Shared Hope raises awareness about human trafficking

Shared Hope raises awareness about human trafficking | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it

It’s a scary reality that lurks in the shadows, but now an eye-catching campaign in downtown D.C. is exposing the facts about human trafficking.

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Project Futures saves sex-trafficking victims

Project Futures saves sex-trafficking victims | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
Stephanie Lorenzo is founder of charity Project Futures, which supports the rescue, recovery, education and re-integration of victims of sex trafficking.
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Rescuing victims of human trafficking not enough

Rescuing victims of human trafficking not enough | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it

Ukraine (MNN) ― 60 percent of orphans aging out of the orphanage system in Ukraine are at risk of getting involved in human trafficking. These are young people who have been a part of a broken system, then forced into society without any training or accountability. Help is needed.

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"Pray against the strongholds not only in Ukraine, which is a source nation, but also the destination nations. Funding is also needed to help update the building so it can house orphan graduates."

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Dubai sex case offers lessons both in the UAE and abroad - The National

Dubai sex case offers lessons both in the UAE and abroad - The National | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
There is clearly a long way to go in dealing sensitively with cases of alleged sexual assault, but outsiders would do well to obtain the facts.
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The case of a 24-year-old Norwegian interior designer who was sentenced to 16 months' imprisonment for sex out of wedlock (she was sexually assaulted) and pardoned yesterday, offers lessons both inside and outside the UAE. 

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Help Us Identify Potential Human Trafficking Victims

Help Us Identify Potential Human Trafficking Victims | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
Thousands in the U.S. and millions worldwide are forced into legal and illegal activities.
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Millions Of Dollars Go Into Child Sex Trafficking In LA

Millions Of Dollars Go Into Child Sex Trafficking In LA | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it

"I was raped. I was beat. I was hit by a car. I've had guns pulled out on me. I was forced to do all kinds of unimaginable things." These are the words of Jessica, who endured this terror as a child, on the streets on LA not that long ago. She is a child sex trafficking survivor, in a city where child prostitution persists--and some of the victims don't survive.

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"Supervisor Knabe explains how it often ends: "At the end of the day, these girls are going to die. That pimp doesn’t care about them. Once they're used up, they'll just throw them to the side.""

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Human trafficking must be stopped

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Anyone who's paid attention to the growing concerns about human trafficking, better described as modern-day slavery, probably wasn't surprised by recent discoveries of women being held against their will in Cleveland and Ashland.
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Sex Trafficking Victim Escapes, Was Forced to Undergo Abortion

Sex Trafficking Victim Escapes, Was Forced to Undergo Abortion | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
A young teenage girl who was recently found after spending more than a year as a sex trafficking victim is an example of the kind of concerns pro-life advocates
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National sex trafficking sting nets nearly 600 arrests before Super Bowl

National sex trafficking sting nets nearly 600 arrests before Super Bowl | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it

ES!Law enforcement agencies in 17 states arrested nearly 600 people and rescued 68 victims of human trafficking during a sting in the lead-up to Super Bowl XLIX, police said. 

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Louisiana's anti-human trafficking laws called national prototype

Louisiana's anti-human trafficking laws called national prototype | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
Four bills signed into law Monday by Gov. Bobby Jindal were hailed by the founder of an international anti-human trafficking group as a prototype for the nation and world.
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Eden: a sex slave's story

Eden: a sex slave's story | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
Wearing just their underwear, the girls line up with their backs to the wall, arms by their side, heads down, frozen to the spot. They dare not move. Their captors walk up and down the line – picki...
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This is the story of a college girl in Dallas who was kidnapped and forced into sex slavery. This is an American problem -- not just other countries!

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Emma Bicknell's curator insight, March 6, 2014 4:34 PM

I wonder how so many can be involved and yet these girls and women are trapped for years. It makes me feel so sick and angry.

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When I Figured Out What This Girl Is Doing, I Felt Sick To My Stomach

When I Figured Out What This Girl Is Doing, I Felt Sick To My Stomach | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
Watching this is the least you can do if so many girls have to live this way.
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Can you watch this and then do nothing? I challenge you to find out.

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'Operation Predator App' leads to man's arrest in MI

'Operation Predator App' leads to man's arrest in MI | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
The Department of Homeland Security said less than 36 hours after rolling out the new Operation Predator app, one of the profiled fugitives was apprehended in Michigan.
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Special Report: Human Trafficking, Stopping the Cycle | Corpus Christi, TX

Special Report: Human Trafficking, Stopping the Cycle | Corpus Christi, TX | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
FALFURRIAS - As Washington continues to battle over a proposed Immigration Reform Bill, we talked to border volunteers and human rights activists about some of the horrors immigrants can face as they make their way across south Texas.
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"You know, these people are victims," Sizemore says, "our goal is to lock up the bad guys, so they can't go back and do it again, because we have a cycle going on that's insane."

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105 Juveniles Recovered in Nationwide Operation Targeting Underage Prostitution

105 Juveniles Recovered in Nationwide Operation Targeting Underage Prostitution | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it

During the past 72 hours, the FBI; its local, state, and federal law enforcement partners; and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) conducted Operation Cross Country VII, a three-day enforcement action to address commercial child sex trafficking throughout the United States. The operation included enforcement actions in 76 cities across 47 FBI divisions nationwide and led to the recovery of more than 105 children who were being victimized through prostitution. Additionally, 152 pimps were arrested on state and federal charges.

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Michelle Malkin - Slavery in America, Saudi-Style

Michelle Malkin - Slavery in America, Saudi-Style | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
Yes, there's a war on women in America. But it's not the phony "war" that tampon-hurling feminists are always shrieking about -- as they did last week in Texas to protest tougher regulations on dangerous late-term abortion clinics.
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'Safe Harbor' bill moving through state legislature | WWAY NewsChannel 3 | Wilmington NC News

'Safe Harbor' bill moving through state legislature | WWAY NewsChannel 3 | Wilmington NC News | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it

A bill to combat human trafficking in North Carolina is quickly moving through the legislature. Senator Thom Goolsby is spearheading the legislation. Full story...

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Government moves to address domestic child sex trafficking - The Hill's Congress Blog

Government moves to address domestic child sex trafficking - The Hill's Congress Blog | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
Right now, we respond to each incident of sex trafficking as an individual crime that prompts action and treatment. We often punish the victim unknowingly.
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UN News - UN strengthens bonds with Council of Europe to combat human trafficking

UN News - UN strengthens bonds with Council of Europe to combat human trafficking | Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery | Scoop.it
Trafficking of children and the issue of defining trafficking topped the agenda today at a first of its kind meeting between an independent United Nations human rights expert and a group of European practitioners working to end this form of...
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