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Human trafficking of minor, adult leads to NKY man’s indictment
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Human trafficking of minor, adult leads to NKY man’s indictment

BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (WXIX) – A Boone County man has been indicted after allegedly trafficking a minor and an adult, according to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron. Jason Marley, 51, subjected the two victims to sex trafficking, Cameron’s office explained. “[Marley] was also indicted for the unlawful possession of methamphetamine, knowingly inducing a minor to…

McLennan County deputies arrest 17 during human trafficking sting – KCEN-TV
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McLennan County deputies arrest 17 during human trafficking sting – KCEN-TV

Out of those arrests, a victim of human trafficking was identified and got help from Unbound, a Waco nonprofit that helps human trafficking victims. MCLENNAN COUNTY, Texas — Seventeen people were arrested during a human trafficking sting by the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office, deputies announced Wednesday during a news conference. The sting happened between Sept….

Ocean Springs church discusses human trafficking
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Ocean Springs church discusses human trafficking

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (WLOX) – St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ocean Springs hosted a discussion on Wednesday about human trafficking. Ocean Springs author Johnnie Bernhard spoke to a crowd of about 40 people before reading an excerpt from her fourth novel, “Hannah and Ariela.” It tells a story of human trafficking. “He went to work…

New initiative aims to combat human trafficking in Mississippi
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New initiative aims to combat human trafficking in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On Wednesday, Secretary of State Michael Watson (R-Miss.) announced the launch of a new initiative, Mississippi Businesses Against Trafficking (MBAT). MBAT is a statewide initiative to raise awareness and empower Mississippi businesses to combat human trafficking. The initiative is open to any business, nonprofit organization, or association in the state that…

Secretary of State launches anti-human trafficking training for Mississippi businesses
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Secretary of State launches anti-human trafficking training for Mississippi businesses

Secretary of State Michael Watson speaks at the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Miss., Thursday, July 28, 2022. A new initiative to combat human trafficking was launched Wednesday by Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson and business leaders. The Mississippi Businesses Against Trafficking, or MBAT, program will provide training to businesses and employees on how…

KPAI seeks solutions from fact-finding team for child-safe stadiums – ANTARA News
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KPAI seeks solutions from fact-finding team for child-safe stadiums – ANTARA News

Those are obligations enacted by our law, particularly on ticket management and appropriate accommodation and access for family supporters Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) urged the Joint Independent Fact-finding Team (TGIPF) formed for the Kanjuruhan Stadium tragedy to offer solutions to ensure child safety during football matches and mass events. “I…

Police charge Kingston man with 95 offences, seek additional victims in human trafficking case
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Police charge Kingston man with 95 offences, seek additional victims in human trafficking case

Kingston Police and Ontario Provincial Police have laid an additional 19 charges, bringing the total to 95, and are seeking additional victims in the ongoing joint investigation called Project Shamrock. According to Kingston Police, the joint investigation began in January 2022 when they were made aware of an individual luring women and girls through social…

Singapore cops monitoring potential human trafficking of scam victims held captive after being lured to work overseas
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Singapore cops monitoring potential human trafficking of scam victims held captive after being lured to work overseas

There has been one police report since 2021 where a complainant claimed that he had heard about Singaporean victims possibly kept against their will to work for scam syndicates overseas. — TODAY pic Tuesday, 04 Oct 2022 8:48 AM MYT   SINGAPORE, Oct 4 — The police are monitoring potential human trafficking of scam victims…

Hope Valley is personal mission for Newark residents – Spectrum News
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Hope Valley is personal mission for Newark residents – Spectrum News

NEWARK, Ohio —  Hope Valley is a mental health and wellness retreat center offering different treatments through its vision statement, “Help Others through Personal Experiences.” For founder Jamie Clouse and Executive Director Violet Queen, the endeavor is a leap of faith, but they are using their life experiences to help connect with visitors to the nonprofit. What…

Monday Starter: Maryknoll sister is Talitha Kum's new international coordinator
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Monday Starter: Maryknoll sister is Talitha Kum's new international coordinator

Editor’s note: Global Sisters Report’s Monday Starter is a weekly feature from GSR staff writers that rounds up news from or about women religious that you may otherwise have missed. Talitha Kum, the sister-led international network that advocates against human trafficking, has a new leader. Maryknoll Sr. Abby Avelino will be the organization’s third international…