United States number One consumer of sex

The State Department recently released a report about human trafficking. In the report, the top three countries in which women and men fall victim to sex trafficking are the USA, Mexico, and the Philippines. Why, in such a country like the United States, is sex...

Backpage Shutdown

Child trafficking word cloud concept Backpage was founded in 2004 as an alternative advertising webpage. Soon it became the most important and biggest page for selling and buying sex. Beginning with 2011 the FBI was having an eye on the website, until it seized the...

Is Legalizing Prostitution the Answer?

In some counties in Nevada prostitution is legal. Not in the big cities though. In more rural places prostitution was made legal to make money because there is not much another business opportunity. One famous place is the Bunny Ranch in Nevada, run until last year by...

Underage girls are trafficked, too

Not for sale What do you think, how many people are affected by human trafficking? According to the International Labour Organization, nearly 21 million people are victims of human trafficking and more than 50% of them are women and girls. Girls, that means underage....

Tribe Against Trafficking

Last week, student organizers at the College of William and Mary organized Tribe Against Trafficking, a week-long series of events devoted to ending sex trafficking. With panel discussions, the event is raising awareness and helping students not only to see that, it...

Under Trump Human Trafficking Got Worse

About two months back President Trump declared his government would use “every resource we have to confront” the threat of human trafficking and support victims and survivors. Quite the opposite happened though. In the past victims of trafficking, who were not born in...

Tattoos Can Be A Warning Sign

Farmers brand their cattle. Traffickers brand their property. Common tattoos are barcodes or the initials of the trafficker or pimp. Of course, not all women who have a barcode tattooed are victims of human trafficking. There is a lot more it needs to identity a women...