posted by Community Admin on Mar 03, 2014
How do we end child sex trafficking and exploitation in our cities?
We empower our communities to know what it looks like, and what to do about it.
Community Empowerment Initiatives are targeted at training the "eyes and ears" of a city so that child sex trafficking can no longer happen undetected. By equipping those who may cross paths with a victim of trafficking, we create opportunities for intervention and prevention.
Click here to get started: www.146taskforce.org/community-empowerment-initiatives
posted by Community Admin on Feb 26, 2014
Human Trafficking: The Other 20%
Cameron Conaway discusses the taboo of talking about male sexual exploitation, and the implications of ignoring the truth that males are victims.
Exploited boys remain invisible (The Boston Globe) (New!)
This article tells the story of Yoyo, who ended up in the sex trade at the age of 14, and the serious lack of resources and programs for exploited boys.
The Sex Industry's Shadow Victims (The Daily Beast) (New!)
This article looks at recent research studies done on boys involved in sex trafficking and looks into why male victims of the sex industry have been ignored ignored.
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posted by Community Admin on Feb 05, 2014
Child victims of trafficking and exploitation in America have often crossed paths with child welfare systems such as foster care and group homes.
Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Human Trafficking Act (H.R. 1732 / S. 1823) is a key piece of legislation that would use existing resources to better identify and serve child victims and children at risk of trafficking… and it’s currently making its way through Congress.
DO YOU LIVE IN ONE OF THE STATES IN RED?
Click on your state to see how you can urge YOUR Senator to review this bill!
And watch this Google+ Hangout discussing the bill.
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