human trafficking

8:22 am
Tue October 22, 2013

World Series bet between churches will benefit victims of sex trafficking

The leaders of the Episcopal cathedrals in Boston and St. Louis are using the World Series matchup between the Red Sox and the Cardinals to combat prostitution and sex trafficking in the United States.

Until the start of Game One on Wednesday, Christ Church Cathedral in St. Louis and St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in Boston will be collecting online donations. The money in the pot will go to a non-profit in the winning city that helps victims of sex trafficking.

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2:39 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Columbia hotel workers learn to spot incidents of human trafficking

Credit Flickr Creative Commons / Ira Gelb

A seminar taking place today in Columbia aims to train hotel and motel employees to identify and combat human trafficking.

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Global Journalist
6:00 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Tackling human trafficking

The child of a Cambodian prostitute stands in the doorway of a Phnom Penh slum shack as a group of sex workers play cards to pass the time.
David Longstreath AP Images

This week's Global Journalist panelists used vastly different methods to fight a modern version of slavery: the global sex trade.

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