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Anti-Human Trafficking Conference – Merrill Foto News
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Anti-Human Trafficking Conference – Merrill Foto News

TINA L. SCOTT EDITOR The Holy Cross Sisters will be holding an Anti-Human Trafficking Conference on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Northwoods Veterans Post/Pub 1638/VFW Hall, 601 Johnson St. in Merrill. Designed to “Shine a Light” on Human Trafficking, the Sisters urge residents to “come and learn the signs…

Fact Check: NO Evidence That 'Marco, Polo' Game Is Used For Sex Trafficking In Stores
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Fact Check: NO Evidence That 'Marco, Polo' Game Is Used For Sex Trafficking In Stores

STORY UPDATED: check for updates below. No Evidence Has the call-and-response game “Marco, Polo” proven to be a tactic to initiate sex trafficking in stores? No, that’s not true: Spokespeople from human trafficking advocacy and awareness organizations told us that there are no confirmed reports of such a scheme being used for human trafficking. The…

From human trafficking victims to entrepreneurs – The Citizen
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From human trafficking victims to entrepreneurs – The Citizen

By Jacob Mosenda Dar es Salaam. Wahda Ally Malema was 17, broke and alone when she failed to continue with her studies in Form Two where her parents told her clearly that they did not have the ability to sponsor her education further. Without many options, she contacted her sister in Dar es Salaam who…

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…

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Reality of Human Trafficking | Crozet Gazette
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Hidden in Plain Sight: The Reality of Human Trafficking | Crozet Gazette

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Reality of Human Trafficking Most people think of human trafficking as a faraway problem, a misery confined to big cities or lonely deserts where organized networks of criminals use violence and drugs to collect souls. The residents of quiet communities like Crozet might believe the buying and selling of persons…

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Human trafficking syndicate: Victims narrate ordeal – The Citizen

By Jacob Mosenda Dar es Salaam. Like elsewhere in the world, scores of women and girls in Tanzania live in the shadow of human trafficking, whether lured and ensnared or fraud, but they generally live in limbo, fear and pain. Human trafficking is a heinous crime that shatters lives, families and dreams as the country’s…

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…

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Reality of Human Trafficking – The Crozet Gazette
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Hidden in Plain Sight: The Reality of Human Trafficking – The Crozet Gazette

Most people think of human trafficking as a faraway problem, a misery confined to big cities or lonely deserts where organized networks of criminals use violence and drugs to collect souls. The residents of quiet communities like Crozet might believe the buying and selling of persons can be happening only somewhere else, not here, but…

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…

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

Here is our recorded meeting link and chat notes for our 5 Stones May 2022 meeting! Our 5 Stones meeting this May featured Sandy Hennip and Chris Cage as they discussed the Underground, a drop-in center for trafficked and exploited youth.  Here is the link to the recorded meeting: https://cutt.ly/5StonesMay2022Video Here is a link to…