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2014-06-25 23:14:43

Dunn&Co.’s pro bono campaign for Crisis Center of Tampa Bay urges action against domestic minor sex trafficking TAMPA, Fla. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 A new campaign aimed at urging action against domestic minor sex trafficking is garnering attention for its bold approach. “Dropping F-Bombs” was developed by Dunn&Co. as part of a shared effort by Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, Women in Action and Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking, with the goal to inform young people of...

2014-06-04 12:34:22

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Harrisburg-based integrated marketing agency, JPL, recently received a Gold-Award in the 44(th) Annual Creativity International Awards for their work on "Investigating Human Trafficking" training modules. These online training courses were developed in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association (PCPA), PA Coalition Against Rape (PCAR), PA...

2014-05-13 16:26:05

Award Presented At Sixth Annual WIRED BizCon Recognizes Thorn's Work Driving Technology Innovation to Fight Child Sexual Exploitation NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MDC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: MDCA; TSX: MDZ.A) announced today that it has presented Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children with the 2014 MDC Partners Humanitarian Award recognizing groundbreaking, entrepreneurial innovation in support of humanitarian efforts. The $20,000 award, in its fourth year, was presented...

2014-03-20 23:33:48

Mostyn Law Firm donates computer equipment to help Houston charity combat human trafficking. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Mostyn Law Firm has donated computer equipment to Houston-based Elijah Rising, a nonprofit seeking to combat and raise awareness of human and sex trafficking. The charity is particularly focused on the Houston area, which has been noted by law enforcement as one of the worst for sex trafficking in the country. Elijah Rising works with law enforcement, social...

2014-01-29 16:33:04

Sabre uses technology to exponentially raise awareness in an effort to save lives SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where people profit from the control and exploitation of others. Approximately 800,000 victims are trafficked globally every year and they include children involved in the sex trade, adults who are coerced or deceived into commercial sex acts, and anyone forced into different forms of labor or services against their...

2014-01-25 23:01:26

Cadiz Laser Spa is proud to announce that they will be participating in the Key2Free Freedom 5K this coming weekend in support of the local charity organization’s efforts to end human trafficking. Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Cadiz Laser Spa will be helping Key2Free on January 25, 2014 during their Freedom 5K walk/run. The event is being held to bring awareness to the issue of human trafficking both within Texas and around the world, as well as to raise funds for the...

2013-12-11 23:28:15

Sharing their insight and inspiration after traveling around the world to create the documentary "Red Light Green Light" and exploring the effects of legalized prostitution, Jay and Michelle Brock speak to the world using live video streaming. Victoria, BC (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 As nations around the globe attempt to fight sex trafficking, many consider legalizing prostitution. Two filmmakers travel across ten countries to explore the issue, attempting to answer the question:...

2013-11-12 12:04:40

News stories about sexually exploited youth in Canada perpetuate unhelpful stereotypes, according to new research from the University of British Columbia. The study, recently published in the Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, found that stories seldom focus on perpetrators, do not capture the diversity of victims, and use words that legitimize the illegal act of sexual exploitation committed against youth. "Our research shows that news reports commonly use words that portray...

Global Slavery Index Finds 30 Million In Slavery
2013-10-18 08:49:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An estimated 30 million people around the world are living as slaves, according to a new Global Slavery Index study that ranks 162 countries on the number of people living in slavery, the risk of enslavement and the strength of government actions to combat the problem. The report, released Thursday by the anti-slavery charity Walk Free Foundation, is the first annual index to track slavery on a global basis, and reveals an...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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