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“The crime of trafficking in human beings may violate fundamental human rights of victims and sometimes the rights of their families… It is difficult to understand that in this time slavery still exists; that people are bought and sold and transported all over the world. Yet, it has been proved it...


OSCE Combating human trafficking

Human trafficking affects virtually all OSCE states, either as countries of origin or destination. This modern form of slavery is an affront to human dignity, often involving psychological terror and physical violence. Human trafficking engages issues of human rights and rule of...


13 arrested during Arkansas HSI sex trafficking operation

02/04/2020 SHARE         13 arrested during Arkansas HSI sex trafficking operation   NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Immigration and Customs...

Smuggling conspiracy that left 6 dead in Southeast Texas

02/05/2020 SHARE         4th defendant pleads guilty for role in failed human smuggling conspiracy that left 6 dead in Southeast...

ICE Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the most heinous crimes that ICE investigates. In its worst manifestation, human trafficking is akin to modern-day slavery. Victims pay to be illegally transported into the United States only to find themselves in the thrall of traffickers. They are forced into...

DHS Blue Campaign

ICE investigation results in 17 sex trafficking indictments in Minnesota

10/05/2016 ST. PAUL, Minn. — A federal indictment unsealed late Tuesday charges 17 members of an international sex trafficking organization with transporting hundreds of female sex slaves from Thailand and trafficking them throughout the United States. This indictment resulted from an...

DHS Blue Campaign

                          A fact sheet detailing the numerous aspects of the campaign across the Department is available here. For more information, visit  ...


Not sensational - just sensitive

The media plays an indispensable role in educating people about the many manifestations of global human trafficking, presenting the problem in human terms and in all its painful detail. Yet media coverage is weak in many parts of the world. Some news media outlets are not yet aware of the...

An international campaign against a modern form of slavery

Human trafficking is a global problem and one of the world's most shameful crimes, affecting the lives of millions of people around the world and robbing them of their dignity. The Blue Heart Campaign against Human Trafficking works to raise awareness of the plight of victims and to build political...



    OFFICE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS   After first learning about human trafficking, many people want to help in some way but do not know how. Here are just a few ideas for your consideration. 1. Learn the red flags that may indicate human trafficking...

U.S. Department of health and human services

administration for children and families- Office of refugee resettlement - Division of anti-trafficking in persons

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UNICEF USA: "I just wanted to die" -- A Trafficked Child Speaks out

(UNICEF) - Thousands of children are trafficked in the United States. These kids are not criminals, they are victims. Give them what they need to go from victims to survivors. Signs a child are being trafficked: Knows little about his or her whereabouts Works excessively long hours Exhibits fear or...

State of New Jersey Human Trafficking Task Force

Dance performance and documentary on Human Trafficking at Monmouth University on March 26

Debbie Marulanda will be the guest speaker at Monmouth University on March 26."The dances will display different emotions that trafficked people go through: anger, loss/grief, PTSD symptoms and hope." The project coordinator Janelle Milazzo Lau, said.  Monmouth's campus is a five-minute...

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