When Should You Call the National Human Trafficking Hotline?
The National Human Trafficking Hotline (1-888-3737-888) gives free, confidential, one-on-one support.
Child Trafficking Facts
It’s important to understand the difference between child trafficking fact versus myth. Here are ten facts about child trafficking:
10 Ways to Help End Child Trafficking and Exploitation
1. Add the hotline to your contacts Make sure the…
What Are Signs of Human Trafficking for Children?
It’s important to know what a trafficking situation could look like – it takes a communal effort to end the exploitation of minors. Here are some potential red flags, common situations, and vulnerabilities of child trafficking.
Don’t get distracted and don’t settle for partial truths about child trafficking.
The trafficking and sexual exploitation of children is a “flourishing”…
May 2020 Updates
Our online safety PSA; presenting at a U.S. Health & Human Services and U.S. Department of Justice listening session; equipping children in Madagascar … and more.
Calm in the Chaos
Earlier this year in the Philippines, we gathered the children in our Survivor Care and evacuated to remain safe from the eruption of a nearby volcano. Now, because of COVID-19, we’re sheltering in place in our safe homes. 2020 has been difficult because one of the most important things for children recovering from trauma is stability.
A New Decade
On this day 2 decades ago, human trafficking had yet to be defined as a crime by the United Nations & United States. Because of the momentum of this movement, that changed.
Honoring Ann Hardiman
We’re inspired by the legacy of former teacher and guidance counselor Ann Hardiman, who passed away last year. She wanted her life savings to go to helping people, and the Ann T. Hardiman Fund has generously provided a matching grant this holiday season to honor Ann’s legacy of caring for and inspiring children.
Demanding Justice for Jeffrey Epstein’s Victims
When federal agents kicked in the door of Jeffrey Epstein’s 21,000 square-foot New York City mansion it was a big first step for justice for Epstein’s victims.
Izzy Runs for Children
Friend of Love146, Izzy Archer, completed a double marathon raising…
Let’s Talk About Race and Human Trafficking
“My dark-skinned friends and I were sold for less. These aren’t just ideas about relative worth in society or perceived racial disparities – these are cold, hard numbers that taught us that white children were literally worth more than children of color. Trafficking exemplifies the continued racism and oppression that exists in modern-day America.” Due to the disproportionate number of children of color who are trafficked each year, human trafficking is a racial justice issue. It is time that we begin to have a comprehensive conversation about this matter in order to identify the root causes and be proactive about dismantling systems that perpetuate this crime.
It happens to boys, too. Fight for a world where anyone, regardless of gender, can ask for help without stigma … and other news and insights from the field.
What does it mean when we point out that a victim is “someone’s daughter”? — the latest news and insights from the field.
“I hope he rots in jail … He will never do to other children what he did to us.”
Perpetrators we all read about in the headlines have hurt children now in our care. When I read these headlines, I always ask myself, “Where are the children?” One of those children is Maya, who is quoted above about a man in one of those headlines. When we say “survivor” we mean a lot of things. But one of the things we mean is that some don’t make it out alive. Maya made it out alive.