awareness

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

“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. […]
August 5, 2022

DHS Center for Countering Human Trafficking Observes World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Every day, the dedicated workforce of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) endeavors to end human trafficking in all forms. In fact, nearly every DHS component […]
August 5, 2022

Politicians Initiate Human Trafficking Awareness Training for N.M Officers

The crime often goes unreported, with victims too scared to reach out for help: adults and children coerced into working jobs for little or no pay, […]
May 5, 2022

Local groups raising awareness about potential of human trafficking during Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — With the Kentucky Derby just days away, local groups are reminding Louisville residents and visitors of the darker side of the race. […]
May 5, 2022

Human Trafficking in Plain Sight: The story of Alicia Tappan

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — Beneath the smiles you see in snapshots of Alicia Tappan’s childhood are very dark moments orchestrated by someone trusted by everyone. […]
May 5, 2022

Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez and Community Partners Host Roundtable to Highlight Human Trafficking Prevention Efforts in Central Florida

LAKELAND, Fla. — Today, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez hosted a roundtable discussion aimed at combating human trafficking and highlighting strong community partnerships in the Polk County area. […]
April 18, 2022

Operation launches to raise awareness of human trafficking

In partnership with U.S. Homeland Security Investigations and the Virginia Trucking Association, the Virginia State Police will be conducting Operation Safe Passage, a high-visibility, human trafficking […]
April 11, 2022

The Israelis Fighting Human Traffickers at the Poland-Ukraine Border

Helping the victims of the Russian war in Ukraine, a special Israeli task force supports women and minor refugees and prevents their exploitation As soon as […]
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