Human Trafficking

June 7, 2019
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Exploitation at Your Fingertips: Human Trafficking and Technology

Like most businesses these days, the illicit enterprise of human trafficking uses technology to recruit workers, secure customers, advertise services and facilitate payments. According to research […]
June 3, 2019
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First Responders: Health Care Workers Critical Players in Combatting Human Trafficking

She starts to give her name to the emergency room receptionist, but the man by her side interrupts her. She stands silent, eyes downcast, as he […]
June 1, 2019
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Labor Trafficking: A Booming Industry in the United States

They were lured from Mexico to the United States with promises of work on a Georgia farm. But they were duped. According to federal prosecutors, the […]
May 9, 2019
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Deconstructing Differences: Florida Bill Spurs Debate Over Human Trafficking and Prostitution

Prostitutes are not human trafficking victims. That is the assertion of opponents to a bill recently passed in the Florida Senate. The legislation aims to curb […]
April 10, 2019
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Bodies of Evidence: The Challenges of Substantiating Human Trafficking

Human trafficking occurs in almost every country in the world, claiming millions of victims, and netting billions for traffickers. Yet only a small percentage of perpetrators […]