Collective Liberty Analysts received a request this morning to assist with analytical support on this case from one of our partner law enforcement agencies. We were able to utilize partner […]
Children are more at risk than ever of the grooming and abuse of cyber predators. Learn more and stay alert to the internet safety of children in your lives.
Youth who were being sex trafficked and exploited before COVID are at even greater risk as we shelter in place. Their traffickers are making less money, and victims are more […]
Think your makeup is ethical because it is sourced sustainably from all natural ingredients? Don’t forget to pay attention to the labor supply chain for the ingredients – natural ingredients […]
DC City Council is hosting a hearing today for over 170 witnesses testifying for an against legalizing the sex trade in the District of Columbia, under DC Bill 318. Many […]
Tomorrow The Council of the District of Columbia is hosting a hearing for testimony from over 150 community members and organizations about their bill decriminalizing portions of the sex trade, including sex […]
On 10/17 there is a hearing before DC City Council on a bill that fully decriminalizes buying sex and stash houses, which often involve significant amounts of coercive exploitation. The […]
A large part of our work with partners in Europe has been learning the ins and outs of the different partial decriminalization models that exist. Overwhelming our European partners agree […]
In McLennan County, TX, population 250,000, their sheriff’s department is all hands on deck to end human trafficking. Over the weekend – their patrol guys detected 3 separate human trafficking situations that could easily have been overlooked or ignored – and when they notified their human trafficking department – the lead detective showed up for them and the victims.
The only difference between R. Kelly’s behavior and classic pimp controller trafficking into commercial sex is that R. Kelly kept the women and girls to himself – making this “personal sexual servitude”, and not “pimp-controlled sex trafficking”. Regardless of the type of trafficking, we need to be calling it what it is and holding perpetrators like R. Kelly accountable.