NPR- Construction Booming In Texas, But Many Workers Pay Dearly, April 10, 2013:
Undocumented construction workers in Texas suffer from wage theft on a regular basis.
NPR- Pope’s First Easter Mass Sends Messages Of Peace, March 31, 2013:
The new Pope Benedict called Human Trafficking “the most extensive form of slavery in this 21st century” during his first Easter Mass message from Rome.
The Washington Spectator- A move to stop human trafficking in Texas, March 21, 2013
Times Online- Beaver County preparing to stave off human trafficking, February 25, 2013:
Human Trafficking Response Team is created to address “small town” trafficking in Beaver County, Pennsylvania.
Standard Speaker.com- Officer: Awareness key to combating human trafficking, February 25, 2013:
Awareness is the key ingredient in Human Trafficking detection.
Kentucky New Era- Ky., other states try to protect sex-trade victims, February 24, 2013:
Kentucky’s HB 3 will protect minors from being arrested for prostitution.
Times Online- Traffickers prey on vulnerable, indigent, February 24, 2013:
The realities of human trafficking don’t match the misconceptions.
Lawrence Journal World- Kansas Legislature taking up measure targeted at human trafficking, January 30, 2013:
Senate Bill 61 may curb human trafficking in Kansas.
M Live- Human trafficking: Biggest misconception is that it’s not happening, January 30, 2013:
Americans live in denial about the trafficking happening around them.
The Examiner- Human Traffic Awareness Month: FBI, victim’s mom speak, January 30, 2013:
A missing girl is blamed for her trafficking because of activities she willingly participated in.
Vindy- US sex trade exploits children, teens, January 30, 2013:
100,000 youth may be trafficked in the United States each year
All Africa- Nigeria: Strengthening Anti-Human Trafficking Legislation, January 22, 2013:
Human trafficking laws and the trafficking situation in Nigeria are improving.
Community Care- Social workers and students to be trained on human trafficking, January 22, 2013:
UK human trafficking training will assist social workers in detecting trafficking victims and assisting them more effectively.
Belfast Telegraph- Bid to highlight human trafficking, January 21, 2013:
A new campaign in Northern Ireland targets labor trafficking.
Star Tribune- Wyoming House committee advances human trafficking legislation, January 21, 2013:
A bill to ban human trafficking in Wyoming may pass soon
Naples News- Women in Naples-to-Carolina sex trafficking ring are both victims and accused, January 20, 2013:
One US-based trafficking ring spans Florida and North Carolina.
WFSU- How Do You Curb Human Trafficking In Illegal Massage Parlors? Lawmakers Say A Limited Time Frame, January 18, 2013:
A Florida bill targets trafficking in massage parlors.
CBS Detroit- Soap Cleans Up Sex Trafficking During Auto Show, January 17, 2013:
A charity organization provides soap with trafficking hotline number to motel rooms.
The Daily News- International Study Launched in Attempt To Fight Illegal Organ Trafficking, December 2, 2012:
A major research project seeks to examine organ trafficking.
Huffington Post- Facebook Sex Trafficking: Social Network Used to Kidnap Indonesian Girls, November 3, 2012:
A news article on how Facebook is used in Indonesia to kidnap Indonesian teenage girls. The story of a girl who escaped.
Florida Times Union / Jacksonville.com- Hastings grower settles labor trafficking suit, October 26, 2012:
Farm workers to be paid directly instead of through a contractor.
The New Zealand Herald- Kiwis turning to illegal organ trafficking, October 26, 2012:
New Zealanders resort to human trafficking because of shortage of organs.
NPR- With A Phone Call, Truckers Can Fight Sex Trafficking, October 19, 2012:
“If you see something, say something” is the mantra of Truckers Against Trafficking.
Spiegel Online- Vera’s Kidney, Walter’s Money: Desperation, Greed and the Global Organ Trade, August 3, 2012:
Vera and Walter’s underground organ exchange is told in four parts.
NPR On Point- Exploited Labor in the USA, July 10, 2012:
The exploitation of guest workers in Louisiana is an example of increasing labor trafficking in the US.
Forbes- Sex, Lies and Suicide: What’s Wrong with the War on Sex Trafficking, June 26, 2012:
Anti-sex traffickers should embrace technology instead of condemning it when fighting trafficking.
The Guardian- Illegal kidney trade booms as new organ is ‘sold every hour,’ May 27, 2012:
According to the WHO, global organ trafficking is on the rise.
BBC world news- Trafficked: Sex slaves seduced and sold, May 22, 2012:
Four short video clips in which different faces on sex trafficking are presented, from how the victims are lured to the Johns.
The Village Voice- CNN’s Amber Lyon Ambushed Craigslist, But She Won’t Talk to The Village Voice, July 6, 2011:
Article about trafficking being used to cause panic because it isn’t real.
National Geographic- Spreading the Message, January 21, 2011:
FrontlineSMS can be used to help fight human trafficking.
NPR On Point- Selling Sex: Craigslist and Beyond, September 20, 2010:
An inside look at how sex—and sex workers—are sold in the US both online and offline.
NPR On Point- 21st Century Slavery, January 7, 2009:
A segment on global sex trafficking and efforts under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama to end it.