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Stacey Abrams Says Country Has 'Obligation' To Keep Sex Workers Safe
The former Democratic Georgia gubernatorial nominee said women who choose sex work and trafficking victims forced into the industry deserve support.
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Psychologist Who Called Sex Workers 'Receptacles' Influenced Florida Prostitution Registry Bill
The bill would require anyone guilty of paying for sex to be added to a public registry.
Robert Kraft Speaks Up About Massage Parlor Scandal: 'I'm Truly Sorry'
The billionaire has pleaded not guilty to two counts of soliciting sex at a Florida day spa that's involved in an international trafficking investigation.
Robert Kraft’s Arrest Is About Way More Than Just Him
The real story is the story of vulnerable women.
Cindy McCain Misleading Human Trafficking Claim Disputed By Police
Cindy McCain, the widow of Sen. John McCain (R), said she witnessed human trafficking by “a woman of a different ethnicity than the child” at the Phoenix, Ariz., airport. She later apologized for the mistake.
Phoenix Police Dispute Cindy McCain’s Claim That She Thwarted Human Trafficking Attempt
John McCain's widow said she witnessed a woman trafficking a child "of a different ethnicity" at the Phoenix airport. She later apologized for the mistake.
Harvey Weinstein's Lawyers Fight Against Recent Sex Trafficking Rulings
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
Two federal judges in New York ruled that sex trafficking laws can be used in lawsuits against the disgraced movie mogul.
My Husband And I Adopted Internationally. Were We Heroes Or Villains?
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The discussion surrounding international adoption has evolved since we adopted our twins a quarter century ago.
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Hey, Ivanka Trump: You’ve Got The Wrong Definition Of ‘Human Trafficking’
Also, your dad is making the problem worse.
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The Trump Administration Quietly Defunded Legal Services For Trafficking Victims
The move comes just two months after Trump signed the controversial FOSTA-SESTA anti-trafficking bill.
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Women Connected To Mother Teresa's Charity Accused Of Trafficking Babies
The babies were born to unwed mothers at a Missionaries of Charity shelter in India.
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Pope Francis: Every Country Should Welcome As Many Refugees As Possible
The pope said each country should take in as many refugees as it can "integrate, educate, give jobs to."
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Asian Survivors Of Domestic Violence Face Unique Barriers To Help
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They're assumed to be criminals themselves, or can't get help in their own language.
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First Congress Took Sex Workers’ Websites. Now It's Coming For Their Bank Accounts.
Lawmakers' latest attempt to fight human trafficking could end up hurting voluntary sex workers.
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Jack Johnson Was Pardoned, But Taboo Sex Is Still Being Criminalized
A new law to fight sex trafficking targets some of the people it ostensibly aims to protect.
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Trump: 'Human Trafficking Is Worse Than It's Ever Been In The History Of The World'
The president is using the specter of human trafficking to push his U.S.-Mexico border wall.
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Sex Trafficking Bills Backed By Dem Presidential Contenders Could Cause More Harm Than Good
Pressure on websites to screen out ads could expose sex workers to more risks.
Mexico’s Sex Trafficking Laws Are Hurting The People They’re Supposed To Protect
The country's law has become a tool to prosecute rather than protect sex workers.
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Bodies Of 26 Female Teenage Migrants Found In The Mediterranean
They may have been destined for prostitution.
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FBI Rescues More Than 80 Children In Nationwide Human Trafficking Sting
The youngest victim was only 3 months old.
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This Sex Trafficking Survivor Protects Girls From 'Hell' She Endured
Milwaukee is a hub for sex trafficking and was dubbed the "Harvard of pimp school."
They Risked Everything To Escape Poverty. Then They Had To Escape Forced Marriage.
These Cambodian women were promised a better life in China. Instead, they became pawns in a flourishing bride market.
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10 People Dead In 'Human Trafficking' Case In Texas Parking Lot
Dozens of others found suffering from heat-related ailments in what San Antonio Police Chief William McManus calls a "horrific tragedy."
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California Teen Who Pimped Out Younger Girls Sentenced To 13 Years For Human Trafficking
When Jelinajane Bedrijo Almario was 16, she pimped out younger girls on prostitution websites and brought them to motels.
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