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Child Sex Trafficking Rescue: FBI Saves 105 Victims in "Operation Cross Country"

July 29, 2013|by Huffington Post
The FBI has rescued 105 child sex-trafficking victims, FBI Assistant Director Ronald Hosko announced Monday.

The youngest of the rescued children was 9 years old, according to Reuters...
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Award Winning Film, "Not Today" Depicts the Injustice of Human Trafficking

The award winning movie "Not Today" conveys the horrible injustice of human trafficking and sex slavery. The movie will be shown at the Barn Cinema is Doylestown running from May 31st through June 6th. Tickets can be purchased at Fandango online or at the theater.
You may also purchase tickets via the website of an organization, Worthwhile Wear, which helps raise visibility of sex trafficking of girls. For further information visit the website at www.nottodaythemovie.com

Philly City Council hears about human trafficking in the region

December 12, 2012|Philly.com

The scenario is all too common, Philadelphia Assistant District Attorney Shea Rhodes told City Council on Tuesday in describing how "modern-day slavery" ensnares women and children into forced labor and commercial sex... from philly.com
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Sweden - Prostitution put back on the agenda

September 28, 2012|by EWL News

[Brussels, 28 September 2012] Women’s organisations, including the EWL, met this week in Stockholm to discuss strengthening the legislation which has already made Sweden a model in Europe for its approach to the system of prostitution.
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Ending Demand Is a Common-Sense Approach That Works

September 27, 2012

On Sunday, the New York Times ran an opinion piece that mischaracterizes the national movement to end demand for the sex trade as a "moral crusade" that is solely focused on arresting johns.
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In Obama's Speech, Their Voices

September 26, 2012|By Nicholas D. Kristof, The New York Times

When President Obama made a landmark speech against modern slavery on Tuesday, many of us in the news media shrugged. It didn’t fit into the political narrative. 
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Remarks by the President to the Clinton Global Initiative

September 25, 2012

THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Appreciate it.  Please, please, everybody have a seat. read full speech

A Misguided Moral Crusade

September 22, 2012|By Noy Thrupkaew, The New York Times

BEATEN. Burned. Branded with a bar code or with a pimp’s name carved into her thigh. Thrown into the trunk of a car for punishment. Forced to provide sexual services for countless callous and violent men. read full article

Kevin Riordan: South Jersey group raises awareness of human trafficking

August 10, 2012|By Kevin Riordan, Inquirer Columnist

At the monthly breakfast meetings of Dining for Dignity, the food is tasty but the subject matter is unappetizing. read full article

Lower Merion Township native will walk in Thailand to raise awareness of human trafficking

August 10, 2012|By Carolyn Davis, Inquirer Staff Writer

When most people crave a good walk, they amble around the block or saunter through a park - maybe even hike a mountain. Not Lower Merion Township native Ali Weiner, a 23-year-old with an ambition that's anything but pedestrian. read full article

Article - Human Trafficking: The Shocking Reality of Modern-Day Slavery.Oasis is doorway to recovery for prostitutes.

June 25, 2012|By Jennifer Lin, Inquirer Staff Writer
Image by MICHAEL BRYANT / Staff Photographer



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Anne turned 45 last month. She's amazed she made it. Before dawn on an icy February morning last year, Anne was trolling for business on the corner of Kensington Avenue and Westmoreland Street. She had been on a crack bender for weeks and needed money.... read full article

Article - Human Trafficking: The Shocking Reality of Modern-Day Slavery.Human Trafficking:
The Shocking Reality of Modern-Day Slavery.

Article by GOOD NEWS -A Publication of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia


According to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops website, trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world, and includes not only commercial sexual exploitation and forced labor such as domestic servitude, but also agricultural labor and sweatshop labor... read full article

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