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Post Tagged 'Human trafficking in the United States'

Ridding Labor Supply Chains Of Human Trafficking

Trafficked workers striking against Signal International While sex trafficking gets a lot of media attention, labor trafficking is the larger problem globally. Recently, the largest court case ever involving labor trafficking was settled in Mississippi against Signal International. Continue Reading...

Video: Elise Hilton on Human Trafficking

Today was the day for our event highlighting the growing problem of human trafficking, and a great panel discussion it was; we’ll be posting video from the event soon. In the meantime, you’ll have to be satisfied with the following clip, featuring Acton Communications Specialist Elise Hilton. Continue Reading...

How Does Your State Rank on Human Trafficking Laws?

Does your state have the basic legal framework in place to combat human trafficking, punish trafficker, and supports survivors? The Polaris Project recently released their 2013 State Ratings on Human Trafficking Laws, which examines the progress states have made in passing legislation to combat both labor and sex trafficking. Continue Reading...