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.

OVC Art Initiative: Commemorate Trafficking Victims Protection Act 20th Anniversary

Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act The Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) was passed in 2000 to hold traffickers criminally accountable, to protect victims, and to prevent victimization from occurring in the first place. Since then, the Office for Victims of Crime has become the largest federal funder of efforts to combat domestic human trafficking. In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the TVPA, we invite you to participate in an exciting art initiative--Represent Resilience: Learning from Yesterday, Building a Stronger Tomorrow. This initiative is an opportunity to feature artwork from survivors, advocates, and anti-trafficking profess

Report, Year 1, on a database for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit people

The Sovereign Bodies Institute and the Yurok Tribal Court released a report, Year 1, on a database for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit people (MMIWG2) in California. [if !supportLineBreakNewLine] [endif] To’ kee skuy’ soo ney-wo-chek’ - I Will See You Again In a Good Way This project aims to generate a clear and thorough understanding of the scale and dynamics of cases of trafficked, missing, and murdered Native American women and children in Northwestern California, and design and implement a pilot blueprint for tribes to intervene in and prevent such cases. Though each law enforcement agency may have documentation of such cases in each of their respective jurisd

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