Sex Trafficking in Indian Country Update

 

A project blog dedicated to providing a central location for the latest media, news articles, training information, funding and policy updates related to sex trafficking in Indian country.

New Resource on Tribal Sex Trafficking Code Development

Synopsis: The Tribal Law and Policy Institute has released a powerpoint on tribal sex trafficking code development from their Violence Against Indian Women training in Santa Monica, CA. Click here to access a pdf version of the PowerPoint presentation.

Register Today: HHS and HUD National Joint Listening Session on the Intersection of Human Traffickin

Synopsis: HHS and HUD National Joint Listening Session on the Intersection of Human Trafficking and Housing and Services for Survivors - February 24, 2016 - 3 PM ESTThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will host a national joint listening session to address the intersection of trafficking and the need for housing and social services for survivors. In response to the Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking, HHS and HUD have been working to coordinate efforts to address the needs of human trafficking survivors, recognizing that housing and supportive services are critical in serv

“Responsible Resource Development and Prevention of Sex Trafficking: Safeguarding Native Women and C

Abstract: "In 2010, large deposits of oil and natural gas were found in the Bakken shale formation, much of which is encompassed by the Fort Berthold Indian reservation, home to the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation (“MHA Nation” or “Three Affiliated Tribes” or “the Tribe”). However, rapid oil and gas development has brought an unprecedented rise of violent crime on and near the Fort Berthold reservation. Specifically, the influx of well-paid male oil and gas workers, living in temporary housing often referred to as “man camps,” has coincided with a disturbing increase in sex trafficking of Native women. The social risks of oil development on American Indian reservations like Fort Berthold

New Victim Resources Page for Maine and New Mexico!

The TribalCoalitions.org Victim Services Directory has been updated with new resource pages for Maine and New Mexico. Please take a look and share the news. Click here to access the Maine resources. Click here to access the New Mexico resources.

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