Human Trafficking Reaches ‘Horrific’ New Heights, Declares U.N. Report

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A new report from the U.N. Office of Drugs and Crime finds that violent conflict is creating new opportunities for traffickers ? and children and girls are increasingly targeted.
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Meet Rob Morris, The Leader Who Fights Human Trafficking From The Hallway

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Rob Morris is the co-founder of Love146, a global nonprofit working to eradicate child trafficking and exploitation. Tackling such a complex issue requires unique leadership ? and for Morris, that means leading from the hallway.
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Project Runway works with human trafficking survivors

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) ? A Florida-based company featured on the television show ?Project Runway All Stars? is kicking off a new line of leather accessories as part of an effort ?
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Celebrating Cyntoia Brown’s Clemency, Rights Advocates Vow to Continue Fighting for Human Trafficking Survivors Behind Bars

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Celebrating Cyntoia Brown’s Clemency, Rights Advocates Vow to Continue Fighting for Human Trafficking Survivors Behind Bars

Celebrating Cyntoia Brown’s Clemency, Rights Advocates Vow to Continue Fighting for Human Trafficking Survivors Behind Bars

“This victory belongs to Cyntoia Brown and to the Tennessee human trafficking activists, especially black women, who refused to concede injustice and instead organized to create change.”

Source: www.commondreams.org/news/2019/01/07/celebrating-cyntoia-browns-clemency-rights-advocates-vow-continue-fighting-human

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Rising human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’: almost a third of victims are children

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Rising human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’: almost a third of victims are children

Rising human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’: almost a third of victims are children

A new UN report published on Monday shows that human trafficking is on the rise and taking on “horrific dimensions”, with sexual exploitation of victims the main driver. Children now account for 30 per cent of those being trafficked, and far more girls are detected than boys.

Source: news.un.org/en/story/2019/01/1029912

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