#sex trafficking

  • Article: Traffickers in Mexico Hold Children Hostage to Force Mothers Into Sex Work
    Girls & Women

    Traffickers in Mexico Hold Children Hostage to Force Mothers Into Sex Work

    Sept. 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Globally, nearly 5 million people are forced into sexual exploitation. Read more

  • Article: South Korean and Taiwanese Protesters Mark First-Ever 'Comfort Women' Day
    Girls & Women

    South Korean and Taiwanese Protesters Mark First-Ever 'Comfort Women' Day

    By Sophie Maes|Aug. 14, 2018

    An estimated 200,000 women were enslaved during WWII. Read more

  • Article: Video Calls Are Helping Trafficking Survivors Seek Justice
    Girls & Women

    Video Calls Are Helping Trafficking Survivors Seek Justice

    June 20, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Most of the rescued victims never return to testify against the traffickers. Read more

  • Article: Indian Brothel Owners Get Life Sentence for Child Sex Trafficking for First Time Ever
    Girls & Women

    Indian Brothel Owners Get Life Sentence for Child Sex Trafficking for First Time Ever

    March 28, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Fewer than 40% of trafficking cases end in conviction. Read more

  • Article: This Sex Worker Took a Brave Stand at the Las Vegas Women’s March
    Girls & Women

    This Sex Worker Took a Brave Stand at the Las Vegas Women’s March

    By David Brand|Jan. 24, 2018

    “I am a mother, I am a grandmother and I am a sex worker.” Read more

  • Article: Sex Trafficking in US Massage Parlors Is a $2.5 Billion Business
    Girls & Women

    Sex Trafficking in US Massage Parlors Is a $2.5 Billion Business

    Jan. 18, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Unfortunately, the dominant narrative around this type of trafficking is that it's all consensual." Read more

  • Article: Students' Secret Notes Uncover Child Marriage and Sex Trafficking in India
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    Students' Secret Notes Uncover Child Marriage and Sex Trafficking in India

    Jan. 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Their anonymous tips alert police to trafficking before it's too late. Read more

  • Article: Sex Trafficking Is on the Rise in West Virginia Due to This Growing Problem
    Girls & Women

    Sex Trafficking Is on the Rise in West Virginia Due to This Growing Problem

    By David Brand|Jan. 3, 2018

    West Virginia has launched an initiative to identify and intervene in cases of sex trafficking. Read more