Tag Archives: India

The Week in Trafficking

Our weekly links roundup of human trafficking in the news. Sex trafficking and the Super Bowl A new study (pdf) from Arizona State University finds that the Super Bowl does not cause an increase in sex trafficking, a topic we have previously discussed. Labor trafficking Al Jazeera America’s Fault Lines exposes rampant labor abuses on American […]

The Week in Trafficking

Our weekly links roundup of human trafficking in the news. Child trafficking Al Jazeera investigates children working in mines in India. Child trafficking and child labor are increasingly common in Lebanon, where many of the victims are Syrian refugees who fled areas of armed conflict. Arrests are being made, but the lack of shelter and rehabilitation programs for […]

The Week in Trafficking

Our weekly links roundup of human trafficking in the news. U.S. News Legislation is being considered in Maine and Virginia to help trafficking victims. International News The Indian government is launching a new web portal to track cases of human trafficking around the country. Collecting accurate and comprehensive trafficking data has been problematic for the government […]

The Week in Trafficking

Our weekly links roundup of human trafficking in the news. U.S. News In the lead up to the Super Bowl there continues to be public statements, advertising campaigns, media attention, a House panel, and even an app about sex trafficking surrounding the event. However, as we previously discussed and others are reporting, there is little systematic evidence to support this, and perpetuating a Super Bowl sex trafficking myth […]

The Week in Trafficking

A weekly links roundup of human trafficking news. US News UNL professor creates world’s 1st human trafficking journal How to end modern slavery How text messages help the Polaris Project zero in on human trafficking Why are children working in American tobacco fields? Regulations are killed, and kids die What’s your slavery footprint? There’s an […]

The Week in Trafficking

A weekly links roundup of human trafficking in the news. US News Michigan House Oks bill to presume teens charged with prostitution are sex trafficking victims Klobuchar introduces bill to model nationwide approach to human trafficking after Minnesota’s efforts First ever Massachusetts human trafficking guide for attorneys published Focus on human trafficking shift to labor […]