BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) -Human trafficking and domestic violence advocates are preparing for Super Bowl weekend by having additional resources on hand to help those that might find themselves in a dangerous situation. According to the U.S. State Department in 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services opened 1,024 investigations
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – A small group called Kids Against Gun Violence recently donated dozens of blankets, hats and gloves to the Portsmouth Police Department’s Homeless Outreach Team. The group’s organizer, Debra Jones, lost her son to gun violence in August of 2019. Jamel Howell was shot and killed in Portsmouth.
Good morning, L.A. Wednesday’s events in Washington, D.C. and around the country won’t soon be forgotten, and local educators are already taking steps to make sure that students — most of whom are returning to virtual classrooms this week or next — have the tools to discuss and contextualize them.
There are a few documented cases of the subsequent involvement of convicted war criminals in Bosnia in the trafficking of human beings. Interestingly, judgments in cases for one type of offence do not mention the convictions for the other type of offence. This goes against courts’ standard practice, which is
In a year where domestic violence rates and deaths have spiked dramatically, a nonprofit that supports abuse survivors has found a way to find housing for women and children fleeing danger. A $1 million grant to the Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence will go beyond just housing. It will give survivors
Women and girls most at risk as funding gap for protection services puts millions at risk of sexual exploitation, abuse and trafficking By Lin Taylor LONDON, Nov 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Gender-based violence has surged by 63% since conflict erupted in Yemen in 2015, aid groups said on Monday,
Annita Lucchesi says contrary to some stereotypes, it’s not just sex workers or drug users who fall victim to human trafficking. She was pursuing a master’s degree in American Studies when it happened to her. She had been sexually assaulted multiple times in college, and as she dealt with resulting trauma, she