The Daily Orange is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Syracuse University. Consider donating today to support our mission. Terri Gooley, a resource coordinator in the New York State Human Trafficking Intervention Court, remembers meeting a 17-year-old trafficking survivor. Someone the girl had trusted, a friend of her mother’s, gaveContinue Reading

The Daily Orange is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Syracuse University. Consider donating today to support our mission. Terri Gooley, a resource coordinator in the New York State Human Trafficking Intervention Court, remembers meeting a 17-year-old trafficking survivor. Someone the girl had trusted, a friend of her mother’s, gaveContinue Reading

https://wskg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Sex-Trafficking-Circles-of-Protection-WEB.mp3 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

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Countries must enable victims of human trafficking to play a key role in programmes and policies to tackle the crime, the first global alliance of survivors-turned-advocates said on Monday. The 21-member International Survivors of Trafficking Advisory Council (ISTAC) aims to help governments improve their anti-traffickingContinue Reading

Last February, this newspaper rightly praised Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to create a pathway to clemency for survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence whose crimes resulted from their victimization. With this action, Abbott has made it possible for survivors to heal from their trauma without the crushing burden ofContinue 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