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.

Little Data Exists on Shadowy World of Sex Trafficking

Synopsis: The article covers an anti-trafficking walk during the winter session of the Navajo Nation Council organized by the nonprofit, Navajo Nation Missing Persons. The author highlights the lack of quantitative data on incidents of human trafficking on the Nation and calls for more research specific to human trafficking on the Nation. Click here for the full article

Local Advocates Warn of Rise in Trafficking of Native Women, Kids

Synopsis: The article shares the observations of two women, Whitney Fear (homeless health nurse case manager with Family HealthCare) and Jillian Gould (homeless outreach specialist for the Gladys Ray Shelter), working with the homeless in Fargo, North Dakota. Click here for the full article

House Adopts Anti-Trafficking Bill

Synopsis: The Kansas House of Representatives considered and adopted HR 6045, a resolution opposing human trafficking. Click here for more information on Kansas’ anti-trafficking efforts

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