Human Trafficking

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CNN’s Freedom Project - CNN is joining the fight to end modern-day slavery by shining a spotlight on the horrors of modern-day slavery, amplifying the voices of the victims, highlighting success stories and helping unravel the complicated tangle of criminal enterprises trading in human life.

January 11 is Human Trafficking Awareness Day, dedicated to raising awareness of sexual slavery and human trafficking worldwide.

AAUW: State Policy Sex Trafficking Tool Kit - AAUW believes that global interdependence requires national and international policies against all forms of human trafficking. All states should have statutes in place that address protection of victims, prosecution, and prevention, including provisions that cover safe harbor, victim assistance, civil remedies, the ability to vacate convictions for survivors, and strict hotline posting requirements.

PowHer Plays: Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act - In 2015 New York State passed a series of women's equality laws that will effect the lives of all NYS women. This video focuses on the Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act, S.7(Lanza)/A.506 (Paulin) and features Hon. Amy Paulin, NYS Assembly Member and Sonia Ossorio from NOW-New York.

WPBS's Public Eye: Human Trafficking Panel Discussion (Jan. 15, 2015)

AAUW in the News: Human Trafficking Awareness Month to be marked by St. Lawrence County branch of AAUW Jan. 11 (Jan. 10, 2015)

Video: Human Trafficking in the North Country - Sabel Bong (EOP Counselor, SUNY Canton) and David Bugg (Director of Learning Communities/Associate Professor of Sociology, SUNY Potsdam) gave a presentation on the scope and character of Human Trafficking in the North Country on March 26, 2014 in Potsdam, NY. This program was jointly sponsored by AAUW-St. Lawrence County and the League of Women Voters of SLC.

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The Polaris Project's 2014 State Ratings on Human Trafficking Laws - Ratings reveal progress, but more legislation is needed across the country to assist victims with services.

International Justice Mission: How human trafficking works, captured brilliantly - and soberingly - by MTV Exit.


Updated January 12, 2017

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