Visit our blog on Fridays for our HEADLINES: Trafficking feature, a part of LIRS’s End Human Trafficking campaign. Human Trafficking is a much overlooked crime, but every Friday I will strive to bring you the most up-to-date news and information on the fight to eradicate trafficking. Visit https://www.lirs.org/eht for more information on our End Human Trafficking campaign and how to get involved.
Human Trafficking Survivors in TN Need More Help, Report Finds. Tennessee ramped up its criminal penalties for human traffickers this year with an unprecedented slate of law changes, but rehabilitative services for survivors remain disjointed and reliable incident data remain elusive, a new state study finds. [The Tennessean]
Cyber-Sex Trafficking: A 21st Century Scourge. Andrea was 14 years old the first time a voice over the Internet told her to take off her clothes. [CNN]
Koster, Others Request Amendment to Combat Online Prostitution. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is among 49 attorneys general calling for Congress to amend a federal law to fight prostitution and child sex trafficking. [Ozarks First]
Human Trafficking: Your Child Might Be a Target. She was a beautiful, talented young woman who had played the violin at Carnegie Hall. [Town Hall]
Human Trafficking Will Not End Until it Ends in India. For generations, 300 million Dalits—the poorest of the poor in India—have been taught that they are worthless. [Fox News]