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Hotel soaps used to combat human trafficking (USA)

March 17, 2013

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source http://www.wdrb.com/story/21661429/hotel-soaps-used-to-combat-human-trafficking?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=8639894     LOUISVILLE, KY (WDRB) — It looks like an assembly line for party favors. A group of women standing around a table, stuffing plastic gift bags with bars of soap. The women are volunteers with the group S.O.A.P or Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution. Their gathering this weekend in Louisville was part […]

McCain: State must combat human trafficking

March 15, 2013

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source By Cindy McCain My Turn Fri Mar 15, 2013 7:00 PM The recent unwillingness of Arizona House Judiciary Chairman Eddie Farnsworth to schedule a hearing for House Bill 2569 shines a direct and disturbing light on the problem of human trafficking in Arizona. By refusing to schedule a hearing, he effectively killed a bill […]

Official: Human trafficking ‘definitely’ in Keys

March 15, 2013

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source BY TERRY SCHMIDA Citizen Staff tschmida@keysnews.com Human trafficking is a very real problem, and it’s “definitely” going on in the Keys, according to Tyson Elliott, human trafficking coordinator for the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. Elliott, a former sex crimes detective, was in Key West this week for a talk Wednesday night at the […]

Two men charged in human trafficking case involving girl in Milwaukee

March 15, 2013

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MILWAUKEE – Charges are filed against two men accused of human trafficking. According to the criminal complaint, Marcus Smith-Reaves is the man cited as being the mastermind behind holding a 17-year-old girl hostage in a house on North 34th Street and demanding that she perform sex acts for money and give him all the cash. […]

Child sex trafficking in US hotels? One woman’s plea for action.

March 15, 2013

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Source The first time someone mentioned human trafficking to Kimberly Ritter, she had only a vague idea of what it was. “Isn’t that something that happens in third-world countries?” she asked. That was 2008. Today Ms. Ritter might be said to have two careers. On the one hand, she’s still a meeting planner, a 20-year […]