A compilation of resources by Vicki Hinze
See how the U.S. State Department ranks your country on Human Trafficking. Look at the map. Note that the green countries are almost exclusively ones founded in Christian/Judeo-Christian principles.http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/interactive/2011/jun/27/human-trafficking-state-department-country-ranks-map
Update 2011 12 04
Source: Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) e-Newsletter (Senator Marco Rubio <email@example.com>)
Rubio Calls Attention to Human Trafficking at Kristi House In Miami
On Friday, Marco held a human trafficking awareness briefing in Miami. The event was held at Kristi House, a child victims’ assistance center, and served to raise awareness about the human trafficking problem in Florida and urge immediate passage of the bipartisan Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act.
Watch NBC 6’s coverage of Friday’s event here.
Learn more about human trafficking and its impact on people at these sites:
Video: WARNING GRAPHIC Under 18, please avoid due to graphic violence. (Drop Houses, human smuggling, torture occurring inside the United States.)
U.S.Department of State Releases 10th Annual Trafficking in Persons Report
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Announces Release of 10th Annual Trafficking in Persons Report.
US Ranked on Human Trafficking Report for First Time
The United States was ranked for the first time in the 10th annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report documenting human trafficking and modern slavery, released on Monday by the Department of State.
New Task Force Aims to Fight Human Trafficking in Texas
Human trafficking in Texas is nothing new, but the state’s previous efforts to end this practice have fallen short.
HumanTrafficking.org: A Web Resource for Combating Human …Provides information to combat human trafficking through prevention, prosecution , and victim protection.
Human trafficking is the illegal trade in human beings for the purposes of commercial sexual exploitation or forced labor: a modern-day form of slavery.
Human trafficking is the modern day practice of slavery. Also known as trafficking in persons, human trafficking comprises the fastest growing criminal …
The Campaign to Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking — Look Beneath the Surface — Human Trafficking is Modern-Day Slavery … Request for Assistance for Child Victims of Human Trafficking
Human Trafficking in the first ten years of the 21st Century, including reports of human trafficking for forced labor, forced prostitution, debt bondage
Nov 4, 2009 … Every day, women and children are enslaved – kidnapped or sold into sex- trafficking rings.
Human Trafficking: Each year about 17,500 individuals are brought into the United States and held against their will as victims of human trafficking.
Some estimate the number is as high as 60,000 annually. These numbers do not include those who are here from previous years, migrants already in the US, runaways, displaced persons, and those from oppressed/marginalized groups and the poor. Combating human trafficking is a daunting task and emergency healthcare providers have a critical role to play.