Following a nomination process that began in May, and a rigorous review of more than 100 nominations from emerging changemakers by IS staff and our Selection Advisory Group, we are proud […]
Busy week this week! We are training statewide code enforcement and department of health officials in Florida and attending the MassChallengeTexas BootCamp in Austin! The MassChallenge program identifies promising startups all […]
In order to fully understand the ways survivors experience their exploitation and the ways traffickers defraud and coerce victims from other nations, we have to make an effort to understand the conditions survivors and traffickers experience in the source countries.
Our CEO was in Sweden this past week with the RENATE network of survivor support agencies. As a group, throughout the week, we discussed the ways human trafficking manifests in […]
Soon after our team trained Jupiter Department of Health officials, they identified human trafficking at the massage parlor where Robert Kraft was arrested. Our CEO speaks on NBC Nightly News and in an op-ed about this growing national anti-trafficking effort.
For most of us, human trafficking conjures images of young women being kidnapped by traffickers like in the movie Taken. But, for survivors of R. Kelly, their parents usually knew where they were, and initially, they met with him with stars in their eyes and high hopes for their careers. So, how could his behavior be considered human trafficking? It’s a type of trafficking called “personal sexual servitude.”
Atlanta’s Traffickers Thrive on Event-based (like Superbowl) buyers It’s the time of year where media are talking about how trafficking increases around the Superbowl, and anti-trafficking NGOs are “myth-busting” this fact and […]