Saturday, July 22, 2017

Some stats from traffickcharting

Saturday, April 29, 2017

"Children Of Trafficking" Documentary

Fr. Shay Cullen of the Preda Foundation enlists the help of retired Aussie police officers to organize a sting operation. This documentary gives a rare glimpse into the complicated facets of trafficking: poverty, police work, Filipino culture, the parents, and most important of all, the emotionally scarred kids.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Have The Courage To Know About It

Barry Crimmins, famous entertainer and survivor of child abuse. Testified before federal committee on AOL as an important trading point for perpetrators. "Have The Courage To Know About It"

Monday, July 18, 2016

Use this phone app to fight trafficking. I have.

The TraffickCam app enables travelers to submit pictures of hotel rooms around the world. The images are matched against a national database used by police. News article on this ingenious app.

Simple as that.

Help fight trafficking by uploading photos of your hotel room. These photos will be used to determine where perpetrators of sex trafficking are committing their crimes.

Download here:

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Invisible Boys: Inside the Push to Help Unseen Victims of the Sex Trade

Most victim-advocacy work has focused on the crime's prevalent image: girls and young women forced into prostitution. But researchers are starting to upend that model, uncovering signs that many more boys are trapped in the illegal sex industry than previously believed. One study, by the John Jay School of Criminal Justice, determined that nearly half of commercially exploited children in New York City were young males.

Friday, January 15, 2016

You need to read this

The sickening abuse was exposed in an undercover investigation by Belgian journalist Peter Bridge - whose name has been changed to protect his identity. Bridge spent two years investigating suppliers of online child sex abuse in the Philippines and identifying their clients for a documentary, ‘Children of the Cam’. 

Bridge worked with Women and Children Protection Centre of the Philippine National Police and US NGO the International Justice Mission, an American NGO to expose the sickening trade in child abuse. Posing as a paedophile, he established contact with ringleaders, gaining their trust, and was invited into the child cybersex dens. Read more:

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Famous rescuer of sex slaves

St. Nicholas rescuing trafficked girls, a Serbian icon...

Merry Christmas

Friday, September 4, 2015

Focus on Supply Chains

Our goods are often produced far from where they are bought, successively changing hands along complex and opaque supply chains. Many supply chains are marred by forced and child labor, with documented abuses...

The Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office) has supported a variety of programs to address human trafficking in supply chains. During the past year, grantees have helped expand knowledge and understanding of the complex nature of supply chains, identified harmful labor recruitment practices, and implemented strategies to prevent trafficking and empower workers. The following examples highlight some of these efforts.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

"The seduction and trafficking of minors" by Lila Ramos Shahani

“James X,” had been recruiting minors from Surigao del Sur in Mindanao, promising them lucrative marriages to foreigners, and the opportunity to live happily abroad while sending money home to their families. Instead, he lured them to a cyber-porn den in Quezon City, made them perform naked in front of the camera, raped them, made them service foreign customers—mostly Norwegian, American and Australian...

When he was finally nabbed by the Philippine National Police in November 2014, James had no remorse, saying that all he wanted to do was give the children a better life. Interestingly, he himself had been, among other things, a male prostitute in Saudi Arabia—a victim tragically victimizing others in turn.

“Marie,” who recounts her ordeal with “James X” in this interview, was recently rescued from a cyber-sex den in Quezon City. Read the interview here...