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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. 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 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 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 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 […]