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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

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 26, 2022

New Housing Initiative Helping Victims of Human Trafficking

INDIANAPOLIS — A new housing initiative for victims of human trafficking is underway in Indianapolis. The effort started due to a partnership between the Damien Center […]
April 25, 2022

We Explore the Impacts of Sex Trafficking in Southwest Florida

Florida accounts for the third highest number of calls to the National Human Trafficking Hotline. Many of these cases involve sex trafficking. We explore the impacts […]
April 22, 2022

Earth Day

Protecting our environment is human trafficking prevention Earth Day is today, and the connection between caring for our planet and sustainability is linked to human trafficking […]
April 19, 2022

Michigan women who survived human trafficking seek pardons for crimes they say were justified

‘Crimes that are committed while a person is a victim of human trafficking should be looked at differently’ This is the story of two Michigan women […]
April 19, 2022

Inside the organization helping victims of human trafficking in metro Detroit

(WXYZ) — Human trafficking goes on every day in both small and large numbers. Women who are trafficked can be your neighbor or a relative. And […]
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 […]
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