Washington — Under a new partnership with the U.S. government, four American commercial airlines will train their employees to recognize human trafficking indicators, both in flight and on the ground.
The Truckload Carriers Association has formed a partnership with Truckers Against Trafficking, a nonprofit organization that educates, equips, empowers, and mobilizes members of the trucking and truck plaza industries to combat domestic sex trafficking.
The International Organization of Migration, or IOM, in partnership with Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans and with Dwelling Places, said it recently returned 51 trafficked children to their extended families in the Karamoja sub-region in northern Uganda.
The fight to stop the sex trafficking of teen girls moved from courtrooms to motel rooms on Thursday.
Noting that the sale of young girls for sex often begins with online ads and ends in suburban hotels, a coalition of officials from law enforcement and the hospitality industry launched an initiative to put hotel and motel workers on the front lines of the fight against prostitution.
The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) has partnered with the National Council for Children to intensify the fight against child trafficking.
During the workshop at Imperial Royale Kampala on June 28, Dorah Mafabi the Program Manager for ABA ROLI says the partnership was necessary because the Council brings together many organizations that tackle and deal with the issues of children.
ROCHESTER, NY (07/16/2012)(readMedia)-- "Human Trafficking at Home and Abroad" will be addressed by international expert, Cindy Dyer, director of the human rights division of Vital Voices Global Partnership in Washington, D.C. Dyer will speak on August 4 at Nazareth College at 1:30 p.m. in the Shults Community Center Forum. It is free and open to the public. For more information, contact, Quaker House Meeting Museum at 315-598-4387. Nazareth is located at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618.
By Mira Sorvino, Special to CNN
Phnom Penh, Cambodia (CNN) – Today we scored a last-minute interview with Chou Ben Eng, the head of Cambodia’s Human Trafficking Task force: the Secretary of State of the Ministry of the Interior, and a woman to boot.
The 1,500 students of Century High School were rapt Tuesday as a group spoke to them on the rise of human trafficking through a multimedia 3-D presentation.
Community members will see a similar presentation at Horizon Middle School at 6:30 p.m.