Here are some of the latest updates on trafficking in the news! Social Media Becoming Gateway to Trafficking Traffickers are befriending teens online and luring them into becoming trafficked. These two articles, one from ABC Action News and one from Eurekalert, highlight some of the tactics and warning signs to watch out for. “She started coming home with items.
Traffickers, once arrested and convicted for their offenses, are in some respects much easier to reach than their victims, and they’re certainly easier to reach than johns. They play a key role in the fact that trafficking happens. And yet, while there has been study after study about victims and how they became victims, and plenty of discussion about what.
Consent is a word that adults use, but it’s a concept that children confront from an early age. It’s one we should talk about early and often because what they learn about consent when they’re preschoolers may feed into what they think about consent when they’re adults. Moreover, 1 in 5 females and 1 in 7 males who ever experienced.
This year, we’ve welcomed Veerawit Tianchainan as our new Thailand Director. We’re thrilled and lucky to have him leading our team, and we’re excited to introduce him to you. Read on to learn more about him! Introducing Veerawit Tianchainan Veerawit Tianchainan is a human rights advocate with twenty years of experiences working in various roles in Thailand. He has worked on.
Small actions can have profound consequences. At The Freedom Story, we believe in growing change from the ground up, and that even the little choices we make can have a big impact on ourselves, our community, and the world around us. Last month, our students celebrated World Cleanup Day with an activity to help the students be volunteer-minded and to.
Ethical storytelling is more important than ever. Here’s why nonprofits need to take a strong stand and commit to higher standards when sharing the stories of others. Ethical Storytelling: What We Learned When our President, Rachel Goble, began to formulate the idea of ethical storytelling in regards to how nonprofits approach narratives, her initial impetus came from the impact on.
Child labor and forced labor are phenomena that are notoriously difficult to track. However, the U.S. Department of Labor has compiled thousands of pages of research and recently released a study showing what kinds of child and forced labor they have been able to track, in which countries, and for which goods and industries. The U.S. Department of Labor tracks.
Commercial sexual exploitation of children and trafficking are different offenses. Recognizing the difference can be critical to ensuring child victims get the help they need. This week, we have a guest post by attorney, Peter Janci, sharing his expertise on the subject. According to a 2012 United Nations study, a third of human trafficking victims are children, with many of.
Strengthening families and the communities in which they live is a better form of prevention than sending children to live in orphanages due to poverty. Did you know that a large proportion of children living in orphanages still have at least one living parent? The exact number is unknown, but may be up to 4 out of 5 children in.
Parenting has deeper effects on people than we are even sometimes aware–so deep it might play a key role in building resilience, which can protect kids from the threat of trafficking. When I became pregnant (almost 6 years ago now), my response to impending parenthood was to do research–lots of it. I read articles and books on all aspects of.