This January marks 11 years since President Barack Obama first declared the month of January to be National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. As Obama described it then, the declaration was meant to “bring us together as a nation and global community to provide that safe haven by protectingContinue Reading

A man and woman are accused of operating two brothels in Framingham where “between 20 and 30 sex buyers” a day paid up to $50 for 15 minutes of sex, Attorney General Maura Healey alleges. Those brothels “served as alleged fronts for human trafficking,” said Healey. Samuel Artunduaga Herrera, 47,Continue Reading

Article content continued The ALERT team in Calgary, which is comprised of three RCMP officers and three Calgary Police Service members, focus their efforts on organized crime, related to individuals or groups involved in human trafficking. Bowers said perpetrators essentially keep their victims hostage by alienating them from others, takingContinue Reading

Did you know that sex and labor trafficking happen right here in North Florida? Did you know that youth are more vulnerable to trafficking online and that this has gotten worse since the pandemic began? Did you know that the private sector — businesses, hotels, restaurants, health care and more — all haveContinue Reading

LÉVIS, QC, Jan. 15, 2021 /CNW/ – Canadians expect to live in a society where the criminal justice system is fair and impartial and supports the needs of victims. The Government of Canada is committed to protect every Canadian’s rights and improve access to justice for vulnerable Canadians. Today, the HonourableContinue Reading