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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 […]

Illegal Adoption: Is It Human Trafficking?

This week, 382 babies were rescued and 1,000 people arrested in a Chinese sting operation against four illegal adoption rings. In January, a Chinese doctor received a suspended death sentence after her conviction for abducting and selling seven babies between November 2011 and July 2013. At least 26 other cases have been linked to this doctor, and several other […]

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

Our weekly links roundup of human trafficking in the news. U.S. News Placemats in Sacramento’s Asian restaurants become anti-trafficking tools for raising awareness. Virginia legislators introduce multiple anti-human trafficking bills. Virginia is only one of two US states to still lack a comprehensive anti-trafficking statute. New Hampshire lawmakers also propose a bill to increase victims’ rights.  January is human trafficking […]

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 […]