Victims of sex trafficking need better support systems, advocates said on Jan. 23 in a Zoom webinar hosted by Texas A&M University-San Antonio. Cyntoia Brown-Long, author of “Free Cyntoia: My Search for Redemption in the American Prison System,” discussed her personal story and the need for long-term support for victimsContinue Reading BINGHAMTON, NY (WSKG) — According to the Southern Tier Anti-Trafficking Task Force, sex trafficking is subtle but widespread.  Hoping to help people identify trafficking survivors and form multiple circles of protection around them, they’re conducting a series of webinars for National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. (Crime Victims Assistance Center)Continue Reading

Street Ransom, a ministry of Straight Street in Roanoke, focuses on helping sex trafficking survivors and training the community on how to spot the signs before it’s too late. Spokesperson Rebekah Marquez wanted to stress that human trafficking doesn’t always look like the examples we see in movies, but it’sContinue 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

Hundreds of homeless people housed during the first Covid-19 wave were pushed back on to the street because of a lack of support, research shows. The Everyone In programme, introduced last March, required all councils, including the Greater London Authority (GLA), to place rough sleepers into emergency housing such asContinue Reading