In the News: Chilean cops fired for links to (child) prostitution ring

As taken from the Latin American Herald Tribune: Senior Chilean Cops Fired for Links to Prostitution SANTIAGO – President Michelle Bachelet’s government fired four high-ranking members of Chile’s PDI investigative police for alleged ties to a prostitution ring that exploited underage girls. Among the officers forced into early retirement is Hector Soto Candia, the PDI’s … More In the News: Chilean cops fired for links to (child) prostitution ring

Why look abroad when we still have slavery in the US?

I have worked on human trafficking issued both in the US and abroad.  Clearly, my first run-in with the world of slavery and trafficking was as a Peace Corps volunteer in Moldova; however, domestic trafficking within the US and trafficking too the US are clearly on my radar. When I studied trafficking in Chile, many … More Why look abroad when we still have slavery in the US?

How one woman took lemons and is making really loud and life changing lemonade

I learned about Somaly Mam when I was living in Cambodia and working against human trafficking in the region. She is a local name and a local hero.  I can’t imagine what a person feels when they live through what she has survived. I often wonder how these children have the strength to persevere. But … More How one woman took lemons and is making really loud and life changing lemonade

“Never forget: Justice is what Love looks like in public”

Please take two minutes and twenty two seconds to watch this trailer and educate yourself. http://www.notforsalecampaign.org There are 27 million people living in slavery…some of them are in your backyard… As a backyard abolitionist, we want to inform you of an opportunity coming to your city. As you may have heard, Not For Sale has … More “Never forget: Justice is what Love looks like in public”

Reporting suspicions of possible missing child or child trafficking: Part II: How

This is a continuation of Reporting Suspicions of Possible Missing Child or Child Trafficking: Part I: My Story. First of all, please get out your cell phones and program in the following numbers: National Center for Missing And Exploited Children: 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) Human Trafficking Information and Referal Hotline: 1.888.3737.888 Non-emergency Police Number in Your Area: … More Reporting suspicions of possible missing child or child trafficking: Part II: How