Types of Human Trafficking

Investigator: Human trafficking not seen locally | News | tahlequahdailypress.com
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Investigator: Human trafficking not seen locally | News | tahlequahdailypress.com

Editor’s note: Make no mistake, the “zip tie” story, like other ones you see on social media, is not real. Read more here. Just because human trafficking isn’t being “seen,” it certainly doesn’t mean it’s not happening. Most likely, it means that the community needs to become aware of the issue and learn how to…

Tarrant County 5 Stones Human Trafficking Coalition August 2022 Meeting
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Tarrant County 5 Stones Human Trafficking Coalition August 2022 Meeting

Here is our recorded meeting link and chat notes for our 5 Stones August 2022 meeting! Also see the announcement about the 5 Stones award nominations! Our 5 Stones meeting this August featured a panel of experts who discussed what it takes to open and sustain a residential facility for trafficked victims.  On the panel…

Misperceptions about labor trafficking in Colorado: Antonio's experience – 9News
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Misperceptions about labor trafficking in Colorado: Antonio's experience – 9News

Labor trafficking is a widespread problem occurring in many different industries. Human traffickers often seem legitimate, but lure in workers.  COLORADO, USA — PAID FOR BY the Colorado Human Trafficking Council Antonio was pursuing a job opportunity in the United States in the restaurant industry. Instead, he was trafficked. Labor traffickers are operating in Colorado and…

Tarrant County 5 Stones Human Trafficking Coalition July 2022 Meeting
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Tarrant County 5 Stones Human Trafficking Coalition July 2022 Meeting

Here is our recorded meeting link and chat notes for our 5 Stones July 2022 meeting! Our 5 Stones meeting this July featured Dr. Shannon Wolf with Southcliff Christian Counseling Center.  Dr. Wolf presented on how to recognize trauma and its effects on the brain.  We also heard a report from Lindy Borchardt with the…

Liberian Women Subjected to Modern-Day Slavery – the Danger of Human Trafficking
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Liberian Women Subjected to Modern-Day Slavery – the Danger of Human Trafficking

Why are some people so wicked? Why do they keep others in bondage? Are they not aware of the United Nations Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons? These questions are tailored to put into context the abuse of Liberian women in the Republic of Oman. They were deceived or coerced into modern-day…

International leaders urged to step up efforts to combat human trafficking – Catholic Review
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International leaders urged to step up efforts to combat human trafficking – Catholic Review

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The predators engaged in human trafficking “never take a holiday, nor can we,” a U.S congressman who holds a top international anti-trafficking post told world leaders gathered July 2-6 in Birmingham, England. Those “who exploit and abuse vulnerable women, children and men never cease in their nefarious work,” U.S. Rep. Chris Smith,…

Tarrant County 5 Stones Human Trafficking Coalition June 2022 Meeting
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Tarrant County 5 Stones Human Trafficking Coalition June 2022 Meeting

Here is our recorded meeting link and chat notes for our 5 Stones June 2022 meeting! Our 5 Stones meeting this June featured Rebecca Bender, CEO and Founder of Rebecca Bender Initiative and Elevate Academy.  Rebecca taught us the dangers of sensationalizing trafficking and shared with us her personal story. Here is the link to…

International leaders urged to step up efforts to combat human trafficking – Angelus News
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International leaders urged to step up efforts to combat human trafficking – Angelus News

The predators engaged in human trafficking “never take a holiday, nor can we,” a U.S congressman who holds a top international anti-trafficking post told world leaders gathered July 2-6 in Birmingham, England. Those “who exploit and abuse vulnerable women, children and men never cease in their nefarious work,” U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., said during…

Human Trafficking, the Hidden Crime – Namibian
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Human Trafficking, the Hidden Crime – Namibian

JB TJIVIKUA THE INTERNATIONAL Labour Organisation (ILO) defines human trafficking as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of people through force, fraud, and deception, with the aim of exploiting them for profit.  Men, women and children of all ages and from all backgrounds can become victims of this crime, which occurs worldwide. It is…

City of Carlsbad agrees to help State of New Mexico in human trafficking fight
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City of Carlsbad agrees to help State of New Mexico in human trafficking fight

The New Mexico Attorney General’s office welcomed participation of the Carlsbad Police Department in a statewide task force to combat human trafficking. Carlsbad City Councilor’s approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Attorney General’s office on June 14 which would include the Carlsbad Police in the New Mexico Human Trafficking Task Force (NMHTTF). “One…