August 1, 2013 |
Human traffickers thrive on manipulating the hopes, dreams, and needs of children and adults into various forms of exploitation.
June 26, 2013 |
LGBTQ youth are more likely than their straight counterparts to be bullied by their peers, ostracized by their communities, or fall prey to the scourge of child sex trafficking.
April 10, 2013 | George Sheldon
Human trafficking cuts across nationalities, gender, race, age, and socio-economic class. ACF is working to ensure that victims of all forms of human trafficking have access to the tools they need to rebuild their lives.
April 9, 2013 |
Human trafficking is very real, and it affects vulnerable people in rural and urban areas across our country.
April 8, 2013 | ACF Public Affairs
The National Human Trafficking Resource Center has made it easier and safer for victims of trafficking to seek help.
March 8, 2013 |
VAWA reauthorized key federal anti-trafficking programs for the next four years and added new protection for victims of violence and human trafficking.
February 13, 2013 |
Human trafficking is tied with the illegal arms trade as the second largest criminal industry in the world after drug dealing.
January 11, 2013 |
ACF is strengthening the coordination of human trafficking victim services within HHS and across federal agencies.
February 1, 2012 | George Sheldon
Of all the areas of human services I’ve been involved with over the years, few are as troubling as human trafficking, the modern-day equivalent of the slave trade.
Human trafficking targets vulnerable people of all ages. Traffickers take the wages of large numbers of victims in fields and factories and enslave workers in the hotels we stay in. Traffickers mislead skilled or educated adults facing chronic unemployment with the false lure of higher paying jobs.