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IS SHUTTING DOWN BACKPAGE.COM THE ANSWER TO CHILD SEX TRAFFICKING?

July 13, 2012 La Casa de Jardin

Backpage.com is making approximately $2 million each month off their adult services online ads.   Children’s right advocates claim that this easy-to-use source has become...

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Guyana slams US report on human trafficking

GEORGETOWN—The Guyana government has denounced the latest US State Department report on human trafficking which contended that Georgetown has made no discernible progress in holding...

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Canada Stripping Visas for Foreign Strippers

What’s this debate over Canada’s move to ban foreign strippers, escorts and massage-parlor workers really about? On one side, you have the Adult Entertainment Association,...

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Ohio Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking of a Minor

July 10, 2012 Human Trafficking

CLEVELAND—Anthony C. Willoughby was sentenced today to 30 years in prison after a jury previously found him guilty of forcing a 16-year-old girl to engage...

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New Study: Most Pimps Were Trafficked, Abused As Children

July 6, 2012 Human Trafficking

A new research study from the DePaul College of Law sheds light on a rarely examined subject: pimps. Researchers interviewed 25 pimps from the Chicago...

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‘Brothels on wheels’ in New York City

July 6, 2012 Human Trafficking

16 May 2012 Last updated at 15:17 GMT Many trafficking victims are smuggled from Mexico to New York City, where they are made to work 12-hour shifts,...

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Get to know Virginia Isaías’s story

July 6, 2012 Human Trafficking

Virginia Isaías is an American citizen, born in Mexico, and a kidnap victim and survivor of human trafficking. She grew up in the heart of...

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Californians Target Human Trafficking

July 6, 2012 Human Trafficking

LOS ANGELES – A recent U.S. State Department report says 27 million people worldwide are subject to forced labor and sexual slavery.  A major...

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FBI saves 79 kids held as sex slaves in US

July 6, 2012 Human Trafficking

The FBI, working alongside state and local authorities across the U.S., rescued 79 minors being held as sex slaves, the agency announced Monday. The minors...

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NOT FOR SALE: End Human Trafficking and Slavery

July 6, 2012 Human Trafficking

The visual narrative, an ornate blend of hand and shadow puppetry, presents a stark tale of lost youth, duplicity, exploitation, and bittersweet memory. The tone...

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