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Human Trafficking

Every time we make a purchase, we are making a moral judgment. For some of our purchases, we need to face the moral consequences of what we do. We buy our luxuries at the cost of human misery. […] Read More

A weeklong International Consultation to Women in Prostitution conference raised awareness among Baptists of the issue of sexual exploitation. Here is how they’re making a difference. […] Read More

State representatives, advocates and leaders of faith-based organizations in Texas gathered on the capitol steps for a human trafficking awareness and prevention rally. […] Read More

Human trafficking has reached “horrific dimensions” in areas of conflict, a U.N. report revealed. The average number of trafficking victims per country has spiked nearly 70 percent in six years. […] Read More

Since 2011, all but three U.S. states have improved initiatives to reduce the sex trafficking of minors, a report says. Ten states earned an ‘A’ in the latest report. […] Read More

Human trafficking seems like a problem too big for one person to tackle. Here’s how one member of a Baptist church in Eastern Europe began and grew an anti-trafficking ministry. […] Read More

Human trafficking cases in the U.S. increased slightly in 2017 to 1,220 reported offenses by law enforcement, the FBI said. Texas had the highest number of cases. […] Read More

More than 40 million people are enslaved globally, a new report says, with 24.9 million in forced labor and 15.4 million in forced marriages. […] Read More

By supporting and empowering efforts of local communities, national governments take a vital step to end human trafficking, the U.S. State Department says. […] Read More

The global jewelry industry relies on complex supply chains that hide worker exploitation, according to a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report released in January. “Jewelers and watchmakers typically rely on complex supply chains to produce each piece of jewelry or watch,” the report stated. “By the time a piece of jewelry is offered for sale, […] Read More