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.

April 2, 2020

Conferencing Options for Advocacy Programs during COVID-19 Pandemic

Technology Safety and Responsibility

The following is a list of tools that programs could consider for communicating with survivors remotely, that meet current best practice standards.

Two key factor...

After regular tracking of the situation, National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) has decided to call off the June Conference.  We make this decision now rather than closer to June to ensure that we do not contribute to the uncertainties we are all navigating.  Whil...

In an effort to continue providing services for victims and their advocates, the National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC) invites you to join the Crime Victims Community in COVID-19 (CVCC) group. There will be biweekly webinars beginning Tuesday, March 31 at 1 p.m....

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute is pleased to offer the following publications addressing what victim advocates need to know concerning sex trafficking as it impacts Native people and Indian country. 

The Sex Trafficking in Indian Country: Advocacy Curriculum...

January 22, 2020

The National Resource Center for Reaching Victims officially launches website.

April 5, 2018

Synopsis: This month the Montana State-Tribal Relations Committee (STRC) met and discussed several topics, including budget cuts in Indian Country, substance abuse, Indian student achievement and missing persons and human trafficking. The agenda items will be reported...

March 20, 2018

Synopsis: The Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women summit was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Tribal communities and organizations came together to discuss issues of sex trafficking and how Tribal Nations can work together to put an end to sex trafficking.

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March 8, 2018

Synopsis: A “Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking Event” held at Mesa College in San Diego brought together representatives from local organizations to share with students about their work to support trafficking survivors. Southern Indian Health Coun...

March 5, 2018

Synopsis: As part of Sex Work Education Week at the University of New Mexico, the LGBTQ Resource Center hosted a round table discussion on sex work. The panelists highlighted the difference between sex work and sex trafficking as well as exposed the particular issues f...