The Week in Trafficking

A weekly links roundup of human trafficking in the news.

U. S. News

  • Several anti-trafficking bills are making their way through the Wisconsin legislature including a bill that protects victims from being prosecuted. 
  • The Department of Defense raises awareness of human trafficking through training and cooperation with other US agencies.
  • Colorado branch of the FBI raises awareness of human trafficking and reports increased activity by its Rocky Mountain Innocents Lost Task Force.
  • Cleveland nonprofit maps sex trafficking across Ohio and Kentucky using online ads.

International News

  • Social enterprises like those sponsored by Not for Sale help combat human trafficking
  • UAE organizations downplay the extent of labor trafficking in the country, but recognize constraints in inspectors.
  • Sabah’s young job seekers are warned about risks of labor trafficking when looking for jobs overseas (Borneo).

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