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ND advocates say more victims come forward, but human trafficking crimes continue to rise – KFYR
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ND advocates say more victims come forward, but human trafficking crimes continue to rise – KFYR

  1. ND advocates say more victims come forward, but human trafficking crimes continue to rise  KFYR
  2. Raising Awareness: Human traffickers target vulnerable individuals, youths for forced labor, sexual exploitation  Iredell Free News
  3. Survivor raising human trafficking awareness  KELOLAND.com
  4. CTIP Student Guide to Preventing Human Trafficking  DoDEA
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LifeGuard Group Brings Interactive Virtual Reality Training to the NWGIA Training Symposium
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LifeGuard Group Brings Interactive Virtual Reality Training to the NWGIA Training Symposium

AUSTIN, Texas – Aug. 10, 2022 – PRLog — The staff of The LifeGuard Group have trained well over 10,000 American high school and middle school students to recognize and respond to human trafficking, and their experience working directly with these students has led them to a realization: ending human trafficking is not just an emergency worldwide, it’s an emergency in…

Olivet Student's Desperate 911 Call Led to Federal Trafficking Probe – Newsweek
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Olivet Student's Desperate 911 Call Led to Federal Trafficking Probe – Newsweek

The federal investigation into Olivet University, an Evangelical Christian school facing multiple investigations, began after a 911 call from a woman who said she was being held prisoner on its campus in Anza, California, in 2018, current and former law enforcement officials said. The investigations that resulted from that 911 call are complicating Olivet’s efforts…

Indonesia Urges Cambodia to Cooperate Against Human Trafficking – The Epoch Times
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Indonesia Urges Cambodia to Cooperate Against Human Trafficking – The Epoch Times

Indonesia has sought closer cooperation with the Cambodian government to eradicate human trafficking after dozens of Indonesians were trafficked to Cambodia through employment scams. Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi met with Cambodian Interior Minister Krolahom Sar Kheng in Phnom Penh on Thursday to discuss cooperation to eradicate human trafficking, which has been rife in Cambodia….

Libraries in Chester County step up to help fight sex trafficking – Daily Local
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Libraries in Chester County step up to help fight sex trafficking – Daily Local

Public libraries throughout Chester County have begun an effort that officials hope may give assistance to the possible victims of human trafficking who patronize their facilities. Earlier this month, the county’s 17 local libraries and the two county libraries started posting flyers advertising details of the National Human Trafficking Hotline number in bathroom stalls. The…

Forty per cent of online escort ads in B.C. suggest child trafficking: Study – Vancouver Sun
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Forty per cent of online escort ads in B.C. suggest child trafficking: Study – Vancouver Sun

“Teens or older children are at greater risk for online recruitment, as they often have unfettered internet access with limited monitoring by parents or guardians.” — Study authors Publishing date: Jul 17, 2022 Roughly 40 per cent of online ads offering escort and sex work services in B.C. included language indicating child sex trafficking, according to…

AI helps researchers identify victims of human trafficking, ‘Canada’s best-hidden crime’ – CBC.ca
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AI helps researchers identify victims of human trafficking, ‘Canada’s best-hidden crime’ – CBC.ca

Alexandra Stevenson never imagined what she thought was a loving relationship would turn abusive — or that she would ultimately become a victim of human trafficking. Stevenson, who was living in Oakville, Ont. at the time, recalls how her boyfriend suddenly used threats and violence to control her, at one point saying she had to sell her…