June 19, 2019 in Rescue Missions, Human Trafficking Education, Search + Rescue
The Devadasi: Female Slaves in Modern India

According to Reuters, an estimated 20 million commercial prostitutes are living in India, and 16 million of them are female victims of sex trafficking.1 This overwhelming number is only a portion...

April 12, 2019 in Survivor Stories, U.S. Trafficking
The Story of a Survivor of Child Sex Trafficking

Kelly Dore is the Director of the National Human Trafficking Survivor Coalition and Legislative Liaison for United Against Slavery. In that capacity, she has become a powerful voice across the...

April 5, 2019 in Take Action, Human Trafficking Education, U.S. Trafficking
Familial Sex Trafficking: A Crime Against Children

Human trafficking has been identified in all 50 U.S. states.1 The majority of the time, this crime isn’t being carried out by wanted criminals or strangers passing through town with dubious...

April 3, 2019 in Take Action, Human Trafficking Education, U.S. Trafficking
13 Myths About Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the most misunderstood social justice issues of our time. It is highly complex and often difficult to measure or identify. Additionally, human trafficking is often...

March 15, 2019 in Take Action, Human Trafficking Education
Cybersex Trafficking: Grooming & Exploitation Online

Cybersex trafficking is the exploitation of a person through the internet via webcam, photos, videos, or other digital media. Like sex trafficking, the victim is forced to provide sexual services...

March 8, 2019 in Human Trafficking Education, U.S. Trafficking
Human Trafficking and U.S. Immigration: A Dark Connection

We hear news about immigration almost daily in the United States. Unfortunately, human trafficking is one of its dangerous and all-too-common byproducts. In this post, we hope to help you better...

February 8, 2019 in Survivor Stories, Take Action, Human Trafficking Education
St. Bakhita Day: Honoring a Slave Turned Saint & Recognizing Global Slavery

The following interview was conducted by TER’s Vice President of Communications, Amy Roth Sandrolini. She asked her old friend, Sr. Eugenia Bonetti, a Roman Catholic nun, several questions about ...

December 21, 2018 in Survivor Stories, Take Action, Rescue Missions, Search + Rescue
Until She Is Free (Part 4: The Donor)

Ding. My eyes dart from the computer screen to my phone on the far corner of my desk. It won’t hurt to check it quickly. I’m at a stand-still with these reports anyway.

December 14, 2018 in Survivor Stories, Rescue Missions, TER Operatives, Search + Rescue
Until She Is Free (Part 3: The Social Worker)

Waiting is always the hardest part. I’ve supported rescue operations at least a dozen times before, but that doesn’t ease the tension or calm my heart that’s racing inside my chest. Every case is...