Anti-Trafficking Groups

Each item relates in some way to a group, organization, or community that has a major or minor focus on ending trafficking.

Examples: law enforcement, a specific non-profit, or even an individual advocate who speaks for others.

Radical Empathy to meet with U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program
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Radical Empathy to meet with U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program

Virtual Reality based human trafficking training group to share education successes and formulate strategies for international cooperation By: Radical Empathy Education Foundation AUSTIN, Texas – June 29, 2022 – PRLog — Pamela-Jean Mohamed, Associate Executive Director International Programs for the International Hospitality Council of Austin, invited Billy Joe Cain, co-founder of Radical Empathy, to meet with participants from the International Visitor…

The Story of a Young Afghan Asylum Seeker, Through His Words
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The Story of a Young Afghan Asylum Seeker, Through His Words

In this blog piece, a young Afghan asylum seeker narrates his journey seeking refuge away from his homeland. He contacted STOP THE TRAFFIK after seeing our Aman Safety campaign which targeted young unaccompanied minors in Greece and Turkey. “I was living and working in Turkey for a year. Because I was single*, it was very…

“Human trafficking, slavery & sexual exploitation,” from Afghanistan War Victims’ Voices
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“Human trafficking, slavery & sexual exploitation,” from Afghanistan War Victims’ Voices

Afghanistan War Victims’ Voices – PRESS RELEASE CONGRESS from The Hague Remarks at The Hague, Netherlands, on June 23rd, 2022 Regarding Crimes Against Humanity in Afghanistan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6w21uGV88IU?t=2924 Some people are blocked from the audio, so be sure to turn on closed captions. Good afternoon, my name is Adam Zarnowski and I will be speaking about…

Thailand bans use of prison labor to make fishing nets
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Thailand bans use of prison labor to make fishing nets

At Freedom United, we campaign to end forced labor in prisons and the conditions of servitude in which nearly 800,000 incarcerated people in the U.S. are producing goods and services for corporations for pennies. In Thailand, the authorities are taking action: they banned the use of prison labor for the manufacturing of fishing nets after…

Alarming data shows trafficking victims reported by police
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Alarming data shows trafficking victims reported by police

After calling law enforcement for help, trafficking victims in the U.K. are amongst the thousands of people reported to immigration by police. New data obtained through a freedom of information request by the Joint Council on the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI), a U.K. organization advocating for migrants’ rights, shows that between May 2020 and May…

Girls bought and sold “like a chicken” in Niger
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Girls bought and sold “like a chicken” in Niger

In Niger today, tens of thousands of people are enslaved, trapped in generational cycles. Slavery remains deeply entrenched in Niger despite efforts to eradicate these practices through legislation to officially criminalize the practice. Wahaya Wahaya is one of the common forms of bondage in the country, where girls are bought to perform domestic work and…

15-year-old Girl Snatched from Basketball Game and Trafficked to Another State
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15-year-old Girl Snatched from Basketball Game and Trafficked to Another State

Click a link below to jump to a particular article or scroll down to read the whole blog post. Local and regional IA coalition updates Thanks to hotel employees, missing girl found, and Michigan man charged with trafficking Labor trafficking case exposes farmworker abuses Why the average

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How the new law against forced labor in Xinjiang will impact fashion
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How the new law against forced labor in Xinjiang will impact fashion

On June 21, the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) finally came into force. This law prevents any product partially or totally manufactured in Xinjiang, northwest China, from entering U.S. […]

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People incarcerated in the US produce $11 billion worth of goods a year but can’t afford a bar of soap
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People incarcerated in the US produce $11 billion worth of goods a year but can’t afford a bar of soap

Passed by the U.S. Congress on January 31, 1865, the 13th Amendment to the US Constitution abolished slavery. But, due to an exception clause, the amendment allowed slavery to remain […]

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Modern slavery on the rise in U.K. care sector
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Modern slavery on the rise in U.K. care sector

Amid a significant labor shortage, the U.K.’s care sector is currently facing a surge in cases of labor exploitation and debt bondage, with a national modern slavery helpline hearing from […]

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