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  • Major U.S. faith-based health care system leads anti-trafficking campaign

    Major U.S. faith-based health care system leads anti-trafficking campaign

    • Jan 18, 2020

    While many may be aware of Houston as a hub for sex trafficking, the crime may occur right in front of them in hotels near the city’s fashionable Galleria shopping mall or suburban school campuses rather than just at shady motels plagued by drugs.

  • Hearing cites successes, undone work in protecting trafficking victims

    Hearing cites successes, undone work in protecting trafficking victims

    • Jan 17, 2020

    On the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, a Jan. 15 hearing to celebrate the act cited numerous successes — including the passage of four subsequent bills to further clamp down on trafficking — but noted work yet to do to keep both children and adults safe from others who would exploit them for sex or cheap labor.

  • Sold to China as a bride, she came home on brink of death

    Sold to China as a bride, she came home on brink of death

    • Dec 12, 2019

    Traffickers have increasingly targeted Pakistan’s impoverished Christian population over the past two years, paying desperate families to give their daughters and sisters, some of them teenagers, into marriage with Chinese men.

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