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Innocence Sold: The disappearance of Sophie Reeder – Sun Sentinel
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Innocence Sold: The disappearance of Sophie Reeder – Sun Sentinel

Third of four parts. It was after midnight, and her father was asleep. Fifteen-year-old Sophie Reeder slipped out of her Fort Lauderdale home wearing a short black skirt, high-top sneakers, a leopard-print coat and headphones. Her hair was neatly twisted into side buns. She took nothing with her. In her bedroom, she left a stack…

170 trafficked victims, migrants benefit from NAPTIP, ICMPD free medical outreach
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170 trafficked victims, migrants benefit from NAPTIP, ICMPD free medical outreach

No fewer than 170 trafficked victims and returnee migrants have benefited from the free medical outreach  organised by National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in collaboration with International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD). Daily Trust reports that the free treatment under the Strengthening Niger-Nigeria Cooperation on Countering Traf-ficking in Human…

Surkshit Bachpan Surkshit Bharat' Campaign kick starts – Daily Pioneer
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Surkshit Bachpan Surkshit Bharat' Campaign kick starts – Daily Pioneer

With an aim to end the social menace of child marriage in region, Hazaribagh Deputy Commissioner Nancy Sahay initiated a campaign of child marriage free India in all the anganwadi centers, schools, panchayat and other institutions in the district. In the presence of Deputy Commissioner Sahay a pledge was taken to make India child marriage free and…

At least 4473 Women were Victims of Femicide in the Region in 2021 – Black Immigrant Daily News
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At least 4473 Women were Victims of Femicide in the Region in 2021 – Black Immigrant Daily News

In 2021, at least 4,473 women were victims of femicide (also known as feminicide) in 29 countries and territories of the region, according to the latest official data that countries reported to the Gender Equality Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean (GEO) of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). This represents at…

Bringing awareness to human trafficking | Archives | hendersondispatch.com
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Bringing awareness to human trafficking | Archives | hendersondispatch.com

HENDERSON — Whether through her work as a founder of the local nonprofit Gang Free Inc. or serving as a Henderson city councilwoman, Melissa Elliott has become one of the most publicly visible figures in the area when it comes to raising awareness for issues that impact disadvantaged communities especially. With a reputation for outspokenness,…

Chicago PD star teases 'very dark' storyline in season 10
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Chicago PD star teases 'very dark' storyline in season 10

Chicago Fire may be celebrating Halloween and having a mostly harmless time, but Chicago PD is going grim. First there was the departure of Jay Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer), which sent fans and characters into a spiral, and then there was a case involving a missing teenager and a human trafficking ring. Compelling, but not…

New York Adopts New Measures to Combat Human Trafficking
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New York Adopts New Measures to Combat Human Trafficking

For quite some time, the need for more anti-human trafficking laws and action has been readily apparent. After all, studies and data continue to show a rise in human trafficking, rather than a decline. Thankfully, more law enforcement bodies are engaging in sting operations to catch human traffickers, along with their buyers who are equally…

Durham seminars aim to help parents spot sex trafficking red flags and educate about issue
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Durham seminars aim to help parents spot sex trafficking red flags and educate about issue

Victims Services of Durham Region wants to educate people about sex trafficking and how to prevent it. They’re holding free monthly virtual seminars about the topic and they’re called the Sex Trafficking Education and Prevention (STEP) program. The next one is happening Thursday, November 24 at 6 p.m. Executive Director Krista MacNeil says human trafficking…

Human trafficking crime gang disrupted by PSNI as 27 brothels raided across Northern Ireland
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Human trafficking crime gang disrupted by PSNI as 27 brothels raided across Northern Ireland

The PSNI has approached victims from 27 brothels across Northern Ireland as part of a huge effort involving over 150 officers, against an organised crime group. Belfast Live joined police from the Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Unit on Monday, as they visited two premises in Newry, with the door kicked in at one. Two…

8 people arrested after human trafficking investigation in Gwinnett County
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8 people arrested after human trafficking investigation in Gwinnett County

A major Gwinnett County human trafficking investigation led to the arrest of eight people and the rescue of four women who had been trafficked in homes and motel rooms across the county, according to state and municipal investigators. The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Section led the investigation, which involves the sale of a…