Posts tagged "trafficking"

Super Bowl Sunday Means A Whole Lot Of Human Trafficking, And It’s Our Job To Stay Aware

Super Bowl Sunday is famous for more than just football. This time of year sees a spike in human trafficking, and a spike in awareness to go with it. Trafficking…

Claire Hannum | January 31, 2014 - 10:30 am

Human Trafficking Charges Dropped Against Saudi Princess Meshael Alayban

Charges of human trafficking have been dropped against Saudi Arabian princess Meshael Alayban, 42, who lives in Orange County, California, due to lack of evidence. Alayban’s maid said her…

Jessica Wakeman | September 20, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Why Are Women Hiding Spoons In Their Underwear?

Women’s rights charities in the UK are warning women and girls who are being trafficked into forced marriages to hide spoons inside their underwear at airports to set off metal…

Jessica Wakeman | August 16, 2013 - 5:30 pm

What’s Your Slavery Footprint? Take The Test And Find Out!

When we think of slavery, most Americans likely consider the slave history of our own country. We relegate slavery to the past, believing that such a barbaric concept couldn’t ever…

Julie Gerstein | May 21, 2013 - 3:40 pm

15-Year-Old Girls Charged With Running A Prostitution Ring

Well, this is sad/infuriating: Two 15-year-old girls in Ottawa, Canada, have been charged with human trafficking after they forced several other underage girls into prostitution. The victims were between the…

Julie Gerstein | June 12, 2012 - 1:20 pm

A Sex Video That Will Surprise You

Human trafficking is the number two most lucrative illegal industry — behind drug trafficking — in the world. Because of its clandestine nature it’s difficult to gauge the extent of…

Julie Gerstein | May 16, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Laura Ling And Euna Lee’s Story Emerges

I can’t stop thinking about how insane it is that journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee were sentenced to 12 years in a North Korean labor camp for committing a…

Ami Angelowicz | June 10, 2009 - 3:45 pm