Internet and Phone Tools to Protect Your Children Against Predators

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Most children receive a cellular device at the age of 10.3 years. It is well known by now that social media is often used by predators to exploit our children and groom them as potential victims. As parents, it is up to us not only to educate ourselves on the technology that our children are […]

The Indicators of Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking, summarized from its definition by the United States Department of Justice, involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. It is a difficult crime to detect because victims can be anyone and rarely self-identify. There are several indicators that can help identify potential […]

Where does human trafficking happen?

Where Human Trafficking Happens

Human trafficking is not a crime that occurs in the dark corners of the world, as most people may think. In fact, some of the more common myths around trafficking are that victims are bound in chains or in handcuffs. Human trafficking victims are also often portrayed being snatched off the street or transported to […]

How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex Trafficking

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The subject of human trafficking is often a difficult one to bring up in conversation. It’s a dark topic, not a lot of people are informed about it, and it can make some people uncomfortable, whether they’re adults, teens, or children. But if you’re a parent who is concerned about the safety of your children […]

12 Ways to Engage, Educate, and Protect Your Children Online

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Social networking sites, chat rooms, blogs and virtual worlds are how our children, tweens (10-12) and teens (13-19) socialize online with their peers, family, work and persons they have met online who share like-minded interests.  To live in a world where we don’t allow our kids to access the Internet is not realistic, especially during […]

Myths About Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking, as defined by the United States Department of Justice, is the “recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery.” As people become more aware of modern slavery’s existence in America, it’s important to address […]

Facts About Human Trafficking in the US

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Human trafficking, also known as modern-day slavery, is alive and well in the United States. Every year, millions of people in the world, including in the U.S., are bought and sold for the purposes of forced labor or sexual exploitation. It can happen to any demographic, any gender, any race or nationality. Information You’ll Find […]