States Ramp Up the Fight Against Youth Trafficking

The Ohio Supreme Court awarded grants to juvenile courts to hire “Safe Harbor” coordinators who can direct trafficking victims to counseling and shelter. Other states, like South Carolina and Iowa, are not far behind in following similar paths for change.

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Suing Social Media Sites Won’t Curb Sex Trafficking: Advocates

Online platforms can be invaluable allies in identifying victims of sexual abuse and putting their traffickers behind bars. Instead of prosecuting them, we should encourage their collaboration with law enforcement, write two anti-trafficking activists.

Can Technology Stop Human Trafficking?

Experts from around the world are meeting online this week under UN auspices to discuss strategies to combat human trafficking, as well as come up with ways to use the best available technology to prevent and investigate cases.

Will Maine Decriminalize Prostitution?

If Gov. Janet Mills approves a bill decriminalizing offenses committed by people sold into the state’s sex trade, Maine will become the first state to partially decriminalize prostitution.