Human Trafficking Types

Super category for all types of trafficking, from child marriage to organ harvesting.

Listen to Black Survivors
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Listen to Black Survivors

I am a survivor of human trafficking. I am also a Black woman. Telling the real story of human trafficking – the story that acknowledges that human trafficking is the predictable end result of systems built in an unequal world – requires listening to survivors to understand their experiences. However, as a Black survivor of…

Mark Spisak, the head of Olivet Assembly, is being investigated for money laundering.
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Mark Spisak, the head of Olivet Assembly, is being investigated for money laundering.

Thе first indication that a monеy laundеring invеstigation into a small Amеrican Biblе collеgе has rеachеd thе top of an intеrnational Christian dеnomination is that fеdеral law еnforcеmеnt is looking for information on World Olivеt Assеmbly chiеf Mark Spisak. Onе of thе most sеnior disciplеs of Korеan-Amеrican clеric David Jang is Spisak, a thеologian who…

The Value of Collaboration in Addressing Commercial Sexual Exploitation, from Prevention and Awareness to Supporting Healing and Everything in Between
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The Value of Collaboration in Addressing Commercial Sexual Exploitation, from Prevention and Awareness to Supporting Healing and Everything in Between

From the Office of the Texas Governor | Greg Abbott | Child Sex Trafficking – Archived Webinars Presented on January 24, 2023 Lubbock organizations One Voice Home, Open Door, and Voice of Hope as they discuss how they have partnered to elevate awareness about Human Trafficking in the area and through this partnership are providing…

Desperate SB Sun Reporter Joe Nelson Blasted for Pushing “Wrong Info” about Olivet
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Desperate SB Sun Reporter Joe Nelson Blasted for Pushing “Wrong Info” about Olivet

Days away from millions celebrating the ball drop to ring in 2023, investigative reporters have a lot to worry about. Media trust remains near an all-time low; data and technology trends increasingly pressure the media sector; and consumers are the new producers, making reporters more and more irrelevant. How much moreso for old-dogs trying to…

Southern Grit Advocacy appreciates the VR education for their Mayor and Chief of Police
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Southern Grit Advocacy appreciates the VR education for their Mayor and Chief of Police

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services is hosting a series of webinars throughout January, National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Today, they were doing one called “DFPS Light the Way End Human Trafficking 2023 Lunch and Learn Series: Faith-Based Champions” and one of their speakers, Vicky Payne, from Southern Grit Advocacy, started telling a…

Embattled California Christian college under federal investigation for fraud and labor trafficking
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Embattled California Christian college under federal investigation for fraud and labor trafficking

An Anza-based Christian college with satellite schools across the world has been the target of a three-year federal investigation triggered by a frantic 911 call to Riverside County authorities from a student who claimed she had not been allowed to leave the campus for months. Homeland Security Investigations, a division of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement,…

Sex Trafficking In America The Statistics
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Sex Trafficking In America The Statistics

Unlike other statistics you have come across in your life, the following stats have a pulse; they are America’s daughters, sisters, nieces and sometimes America’s sons as well. Sex trafficking is a complex crime that is under reported and under studied, however, progress is being made in trying to change this. A great first step…

Rachael Rollins on first year, her own investigations and priorities – Boston Herald
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Rachael Rollins on first year, her own investigations and priorities – Boston Herald

U.S. Attorney Rachael Rollins said she wants to keep a focus on beefing up anti-human-trafficking efforts — and hopes the investigations into her political actions don’t slow the office down. Rollins, now approaching a year into her tenure as the top federal prosecutor in the state, brought in the press corps for an hour-long roundtable…

Talk of the Town – MJ visits with Gretchen Smeltzer of Arkansas anti-human trafficking group Into the Light
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Talk of the Town – MJ visits with Gretchen Smeltzer of Arkansas anti-human trafficking group Into the Light

Gretchen Smeltzer teaching for Into the Light ABOUT INTO THE LIGHT All services provided by Into The Light are designed to foster trauma-informed, long-term relationships with children whose lives have been impacted by the trauma of the sex industry in Arkansas. The vast majority of the children we serve are Arkansans, though we serve any…

Milwaukee woman's mission to stop human trafficking – TMJ4
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Milwaukee woman's mission to stop human trafficking – TMJ4

MILWAUKEE — Walk in Chandra Cooper’s shoes for just a few minutes and you’ll quickly hear her passion and energy to stop the scourge known as human trafficking. “I just took a passion towards it and saying, you know, this is what I want to do and my purpose,” said Cooper. “I want to be…