Trafficking In Persons

More Than Meets the Eye: The Immense Web of Human Trafficking and Its Vast Implications
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More Than Meets the Eye: The Immense Web of Human Trafficking and Its Vast Implications

“The existing social order is a swindle and its cherished beliefs mostly delusions.” – George Orwell  Human trafficking is an issue that takes many forms and typologies across the world and society. Traditionally, human trafficking is thought of as falling into one of two categories: sex trafficking, trafficking in persons for commercial sexual exploitation, or…

The Hidden Abuse Behind Those Spam Texts You're Getting – Slate Magazine
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The Hidden Abuse Behind Those Spam Texts You're Getting – Slate Magazine

Editor’s note: PLEASE TELL YOUR PARENTS OR ELDERLY PERSONS YOU KNOW. Their savings might be at risk. Better to be safe and get educated about these types of scams. “Pig-butchering” online scams have grown from continued poverty and corruption. And they prey on our vulnerabilities. This specific type of labor trafficking essentially creates a Ponzi…

The Problem of Statistics in Human Trafficking and the Average Age of Entry into Sex Trafficking
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The Problem of Statistics in Human Trafficking and the Average Age of Entry into Sex Trafficking

Editor’s note: Our Human Trafficking Essentials course promotes the average age of entry into sex trafficking as 17, based upon the below research. The below makes clear there are no studies that demonstrate that age in a truly measurable manner. Our materials make clear that the statistics in the human trafficking field are difficult to…

Human Trafficking’s Newest Abuse: Forcing Victims Into Cyberscamming
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Human Trafficking’s Newest Abuse: Forcing Victims Into Cyberscamming

Editor’s note: PLEASE TELL YOUR PARENTS OR ELDERLY PERSONS YOU KNOW. Their savings might be at risk. Better to be safe and get educated about these types of scams. “Pig-butchering” online scams have grown from continued poverty and corruption. And they prey on our vulnerabilities. This specific type of labor trafficking essentially creates a Ponzi…

JUNE 8, 2022 SOAR to Health and Wellness Training | The Administration for Children and Families
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JUNE 8, 2022 SOAR to Health and Wellness Training | The Administration for Children and Families

  June 8, 2022:Jeri Moomaw, SOAR Certified Trainer, NHTTACDr. Kanani Titchen, SOAR Certified Trainer, NHTTAC Program Agenda (All times in eastern time zone.) 1:00 – 1:40 p.m.           Introduction and Overview (40 Minutes) 1:40 – 2:00 p.m.          Stop (20 Minutes) 2:00 – 2:15 p.m.          Observe (15 Minutes) 2:15 – 2:35 p.m.       …

IOM Warns of Increased Risk of Trafficking in Persons for People Fleeing Ukraine
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IOM Warns of Increased Risk of Trafficking in Persons for People Fleeing Ukraine

IOM Statement Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is worried about the risk of trafficking in persons as well as sexual exploitation and abuse in Ukraine and the region as the number of vulnerable people fleeing the war continues to rise. Over 3 million people have fled Ukraine, including 162,000 third-country nationals (TCNs)….

Accused GTA (Greater Toronto Area) killer nabbed with two others in sex trafficking investigation – Toronto Sun
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Accused GTA (Greater Toronto Area) killer nabbed with two others in sex trafficking investigation – Toronto Sun

One of three Greater Toronto Area (GTA – not the game, Grand Theft Auto) men arrested for allegedly sex trafficking an Edmonton teen was pinched in April for the cold-blooded 2021 murder of a Scarborough dad following a Leafs game, the Toronto Sun has learned. Abilaziz Mohamed, 32, had sat atop the BOLO program as…

Bangladesh and Costa Rica cooperate against migrant smuggling and human trafficking
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Bangladesh and Costa Rica cooperate against migrant smuggling and human trafficking

Vienna (Austria), 25 March 2022 – Globally, many migrants experience violence, exploitation, and abuse during and after their migratory journey. As elsewhere, smuggled migrants and people on the move in vulnerable situations face significant dangers and threats while transiting across borders in Central America or the Caribbean, trying to reach their final destination – the…

GLO.ACT facilitates workshop on legislation and possible solutions to counter migrant smuggling in Kurdistan Region of Iraq
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GLO.ACT facilitates workshop on legislation and possible solutions to counter migrant smuggling in Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Erbil, KRI – 23 March 2022 – Over the past nine months, the issue of migrant smuggling and how best to address this crime has gained momentum in Iraq. To support counterparts in Iraq UNODC, under the framework of the Global Action against Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants (GLO.ACT-Asia and the Middle East),…

Promoting women in law enforcement: Ambrin’s story
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Promoting women in law enforcement: Ambrin’s story

Can you tell us a bit about yourself and speak about some of the personal challenges you have overcome?  My name is Ambrin Kanwal, and I have worked for the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in Pakistan since 2015. I have 7 sisters and 4 brothers, and my father is a retired army officer. I belong…