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The Week in Trafficking

Trafficking trends Echoing one of our earlier posts, the Brazilian National Justice Secretary suggests that there is little evidence suggesting that human trafficking spikes around sporting events like next month’s World Cup. Nevertheless, this year’s largest sporting event is garnering attention as a potential magnet for trafficking, and last week the Vatican and an international association of nuns launched […]

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 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 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 […]