Check out this new reform from The White House that expands the support of victims of human trafficking and other abuses: http://www.dol.gov/dol/fact-sheet/immigration/u-t-visa.htm
Time to re-think what works, as the problem continues to outpace the response
1) Governments are Taking Action
2) Anti-Child Exploitation Organizations are Innovating
3) Tech Companies are Stepping up Security Practices
4) Ratings Show Increasingly Comprehensive State Laws Against Sex Trafficking
5) Thorn Partners With Law Enforcement And Is Developing Innovative Deterrence Tools
Thanks to federal and state grants, the Oakland Police Department said it has been able to conduct 53 human trafficking operations this year and are closing in on 600 arrests.
Lt. Wiley said that they are not looking to arrest their way out of the problem, but that this is a way to get the women off the street, out of the lifestyle and connected with resources and services.
Very proud to congratulate Sowers Education Group who launched the very first curriculum for intervention called "Ending The Game"
Ending The Game © is a groundbreaking “coercion resiliency” curriculum that reduces feelings of attachment to traffickers and/or a lifestyle characterized by commercial sexual exploitation, thereby reducing the rate of recidivism among sex trafficking victims.
Here is the link