Tag Archives: Myanmar

The Week in Trafficking

Our weekly links roundup of human trafficking in the news. Conflict and trafficking A resumption of hostilities in Kachin state in Burma has increased trafficking to China. Labor trafficking A study by the Migrant Rights Centre of Ireland finds that people are being sent to prison for acts committed while victims of forced labor for cannabis production. 76 […]

The Week in Trafficking

Our weekly links roundup of human trafficking in the news. U.S. News The Department of Defense wants to use big data to find human traffickers through the new Memex research project. U.S. retail groups urge the State Department to keep Uzbekistan as Tier 3 in the 2014 TIP report due to continued use of forced […]

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 in the news. U. S. News January is the US national slavery and human trafficking prevention month. The 2013-2017 Federal Strategic Action Plan on services for victims of human trafficking was released this week. Are sporting events linked to spikes in sex trafficking? Arrest reports raise doubts. Governor Jan Brewer calls for new human […]

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 […]