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The Week in Trafficking

Our weekly links roundup of human trafficking in the news. Organ trafficking A member of the Mexican drug cartel Knights Templar has been arrested on charges of kidnapping people, including children, and harvesting their organs. Children in Syria are also allegedly having organs taken from them. As a result of the grinding civil conflict, multiple […]

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 […]

Do Sporting Events Attract Human Trafficking?

Source: Forbes Preparations are currently under way in New Jersey to curb an anticipated spike in sex trafficking surrounding February 2nd’s Super Bowl. Even the conference championships received attention with the FBI “on alert” for last Sunday’s Patriots/Broncos game. Recently, Cindy McCain, chair of the Arizona Governor’s Task Force on Human Trafficking, characterized the Super Bowl as “the largest […]