AURORA HUMANITARIAN INITIATIVE: HARNESSING PAIN TO POWER

Source: https://auroraprize.com/en/aurora/article/finalists/12975/-

A victim of brutal gang rape at only 15, Sunitha Krishnan has transcended from a victim of sexual assault to a strong human rights advocate, helping thousands of victims of sex trafficking and sexual violence – women and children as young as 3 years old – find the courage to carry on with renewed hope and dignity.

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ABC NEWS: AP News Guide: Bill to fight online sex trafficking

By ANICK JESDANUN, AP TECHNOLOGY WRITER, ABC NEWS

A 1996 law that shields online services from being liable for what their users do would be weakened by a sex-trafficking bill awaiting President Donald Trump’s signature.

The law is what allows Facebook, Google and other leading companies to provide communications services. A company that hosts blogs doesn’t have to worry about being sued for defamation, Read more

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INFO MIGRANTS: Labor trafficking of migrants on the rise, Council of Europe

By: ANSA, http://www.infomigrants.net/en/post/8474/labor-trafficking-of-migrants-on-the-rise-council-of-europe

The number of trafficking victims forced into quasi slave labor is growing, according to anti-trafficking experts. A new report states that labor exploitation is a key factor driving migrant smuggling in several European countries . Read more

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