Child Sex Trafficking

Child sex trafficking refers to the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, obtaining, patronizing, or soliciting of a minor for the purpose of a commercial sex act.

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…

Request for Proposals for Endline Evaluation of the Addressing Child Trafficking & Slavery (ACTS) Project
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Request for Proposals for Endline Evaluation of the Addressing Child Trafficking & Slavery (ACTS) Project

Terms of Reference: Request for Proposals for Endline Evaluation of the Addressing Child Trafficking &…

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Youth who ran away from The Refuge and later died allegedly had staff assistance | TPR
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Youth who ran away from The Refuge and later died allegedly had staff assistance | TPR

Texas Public Radio | By Paul Flahive Published June 3, 2022 at 6:13 PM CDT A new report alleges a treatment facility for victims of sex trafficking may hold some culpability in the death of a girl who stayed there. A young girl identified only as “RR” placed at Bastrop-based “The Refuge” ran away from a…

Despite saving hundreds of sex trafficking victims yearly, Hawaii has few prosecutions
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Despite saving hundreds of sex trafficking victims yearly, Hawaii has few prosecutions

HONOLULU (KITV4) — Hawaii may be paradise to some, but it still has a problem when it comes to sex trafficking. Experts have a hard time pinpointing the exact number of sex trafficking victims in Hawaii, but they do know it is much higher than the number of arrests and convictions for sex traffickers. “Unlike…

Vancouver Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Child Sex Trafficking – Department of Justice
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Vancouver Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Child Sex Trafficking – Department of Justice

PORTLAND, Ore.—A Vancouver, Washington man was sentenced to federal prison today for facilitating and benefitting from the sex trafficking of multiple children. Keonte Desmond Scott, 24, was sentenced to 97 months in federal prison and five years’ supervised release. According to court documents and trial testimony, in 2016, after he was released from prison, Scott…

Collaboration between 5 nonprofits in Thailand led to freedom for 5 teenage girls, the arrest of a trafficker
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Collaboration between 5 nonprofits in Thailand led to freedom for 5 teenage girls, the arrest of a trafficker

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New Tennessee laws pertaining to child safety, wellbeing and human trafficking – The Rogersville Review
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New Tennessee laws pertaining to child safety, wellbeing and human trafficking – The Rogersville Review

This is part six of a series highlighting all the new laws approved by the Tennessee General Assembly in 2022. These new laws pertain to Child Safety, Wellbeing, and Human Trafficking. Enhancing support for foster youth — Under a new law the state will reimburse eligible relatives of foster youth to support the cost of…

Columbia County man sentenced to multiple terms of life in federal
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Columbia County man sentenced to multiple terms of life in federal

A Columbia County man convicted on nine felony counts related to child sex trafficking has been sentenced to life in federal prison with no parole.

State Agencies and Organizations That Combat Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation
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State Agencies and Organizations That Combat Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation

Seeking information on human trafficking training? PBJ Learning recommends Human Trafficking Essentials, where you can earn your Certificate of Mastery in less than an hour. The below information is reprinted from the Child Welfare Information Gateway. Child Welfare Information Gateway is a service of the Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and…