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.

January 28, 2018

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.

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January 26, 2018

Synopsis: The Navajo Nation declared January Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The Nation will work with volunteer organizations, schools, and law enforcement to educate community members.

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January 24, 2018

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...

January 19, 2018

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 ro...

January 18, 2018

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...

January 14, 2018

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 pla...

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