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September 29, 2022

Florida Anti-Sex Trafficking Fundraiser will “Light the Path” to Help Survivors

Sex trafficking is a monstrous issue as two million children are sold each year. A Florida fundraiser by Selah Freedom hopes to raise awareness and funds […]
September 3, 2022

AHN partners with Eden’s Farm on psychological care for sex trafficking survivors

Allegheny Health Network and a local nonprofit are teaming up to provide a new psychological care program for survivors of sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation […]
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

Refuge House opens new Carmela’s Place for people escaping Tallahassee sex trade

Survivors of human trafficking and prostitution have a new resource to turn to and a new place to heal. Carmela’s Place at Refuge House, an eight-bed […]
May 5, 2022

New Mural Puts Spotlight on Human Trafficking

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — You need to get up close to find the hidden details in “Reclaiming the Light,” the new mural unveiled last week at […]
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

Survivors of Human Trafficking, Sexual Violence Warn Some Perpetrators Don’t Appear, Initially, to Pose Any Threat

The Malouf Foundation’s second-annual education summit strives to educate invited guests willing to fight against child sexual exploitation, trafficking Suzie Skirvin, a human trafficking survivor from […]
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 18, 2022

Monroe County Human Trafficking Survivor Shares Her Story

For about three years, the woman’s trafficker used her children as a way to manipulate her and keep her working. STROUDSBURG, Pa. — There’s a task force in […]
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