February 3, 2023

SWFL Organizations Partner to end Human Trafficking in Immokalee

Every year there is an estimated 14,500 to 17,500 people who are trafficked into the United States according to the U.S. Department of State. Alina Donahue […]
February 3, 2023

Kelly Skidmore Introduces Anti-Human Trafficking Bill Increasing Pimp Penalties

Preying on someone to press them into prostitution would become a felony instead of a misdemeanor, according to a bill Democratic Rep. Kelly Skidmore filed Tuesday. Anyone caught […]
February 3, 2023

“Healing is a Lifelong Process.” SWFL Organizations Advocate for Human Trafficking Survivors

At an early age, Tammy Toney-Butler was a victim of human trafficking. “As a trauma survivor, we don’t have a whole lot of memories,” said Toney-Butler. […]
January 28, 2023

Sold an American Dream, these workers from India wound up living a nightmare

Following Hurricane Katrina in 2006, hundreds of welders and pipefitters were recruited from India to come to the Gulf Coast to repair oil rigs. But when they arrived […]
January 9, 2023

Pornhub Just Got Kicked Off Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok – Here’s Why:

Predatory pornography site Pornhub was recently booted off three major social media platforms that served as Pornhub’s distribution channels – putting children and adults alike at […]
November 3, 2022

United States Attorney Announces Results of Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking

Tampa, FL – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces the results achieved to date by the Middle District of Florida to combat human trafficking. This […]
October 10, 2022

Vienna Conference Against Human Trafficking in October

The Vienna Conference against Trafficking in Human Beings, which has evolved from the series of annual events held on the occasion of the EU Anti-Trafficking Day, […]
October 10, 2022

Trafficking in Persons Office Announces Recipients of the 2022 Program to End Modern Slavery Awards

These programs will implement innovative and transformative approaches to combat human trafficking. The Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office) is pleased to […]
October 3, 2022

Protect Act Will Aid Victims of Image-Based Sexual Abuse Against Big Porn

It only takes an instant for anyone to become a victim of image-based sexual abuse (IBSA).  It can happen through hidden camera videos, deepfake/edited images, leaked […]
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