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.

Commitment to End Human Trafficking Must Include Native Americans

Synopsis: The author discusses the need to recognize how human trafficking affects Native American people. The author touches on labor trafficking, adoption trafficking, and sex trafficking issues as well as highlights various recent human trafficking studies. Click here for the full article

Navajo Nation Conference Centers on Human Trafficking

Synopsis: A conference on human trafficking on the Navajo Nation was held. The conference was organized by the Strengthening Families Program under the Navajo Nation Division of Social Services. A special agent for the human trafficking unit from New Mexico’s Office of the Attorney General spoke at the conference as well as advocate, Letitia Moon. Click here to learn more about the conference

Getting Tough on Sex Traffickers

Synopsis: In this op-ed by deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, the efforts of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to combat human trafficking are discussed, including the training of state, local, and tribal law enforcement officers. The piece focuses on the role of gangs in human trafficking. Click here for the full op-ed

Truckstop Group Highlights Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking

Synopsis: Last week, the House passed H.R. 4708, the Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017. The President of the NATSO Foundation – formerly known as the National Association of Truck Stop Operators – offered testimony before the House of Representative’s Committee on the Blue Campaign. The Blue Campaign is a public awareness campaign to provide educational materials at truckstops to increase identification and reporting of suspected incidents of human trafficking. Click here to learn more about H.R. 4708

Chinatown Soup Art Benefit Raises Funds For Human Trafficking Awareness Play

Synopsis: The Mirage Theatre Company presents a new theatre production, Broken Dolls, addressing the immorality of human trafficking. The Company partnered with Vassar Underground, a Vassar College student-run anti-trafficking organization. A benefit supporting the play will be held Friday, February 16, 2018 in New York at the Chinatown Soup Gallery. Click here to learn more about Broken Dolls

Featured Posts
RSS Feed
Recent Posts
Archive
Search By Tags
DISCLAIMER

This website was initially funded and developed as part of  Grant No. 2013-TA-AX-K025 from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. Neither the U.S. Department of Justice or any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse, this website (including, without limitations, its content, technical infrastructure, policies, and any services or tools provided.) Please Note: The grant period for this project ended in September, 2016.

  • w-facebook
  • Twitter Clean
  • w-googleplus

Safety Alert:

If you are in danger, please call 911, use a safer computer, or call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline at 1-888-373-7888 or text "BeFree"(233733). Learn more technology safety tips. There is always a computer trail, but you can leave this site quickly.