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Robbed of Freedom, Right Here in Colorado

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Colorado Springs man tied to Asian sex-slave operation gets 10 years in prison on child pornography charges.
A Colorado Springs man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after Homeland Security Investigations agents found 700,000 child pornography images including pictures depicting sadomasochistic sex abuse of preteen children.
Denver U.S. District Judge Christine Arguello on Thursday also sentenced […]

FOSTA/SESTA Becomes Law!

Monday, August 13th, 2018

In the presence of survivors and advocates the President signed into law H.R. 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (also known as FOSTA/SESTA)!
With the President’s signing of H.R. 1865, anti-trafficking advocates and survivors of sex trafficking and their families celebrate this long awaited progress in the effort to combat […]

National Human Trafficking Hotline Expands Services to Text, Chat Services

Monday, August 13th, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC (Feb. 7, 2018)—The National Human Trafficking Hotline (1-888-373-7888) announced today that it has expanded the modes of communication survivors can use to reach out and get connected to help to include 24/7 SMS texting and online chat services in both English and Spanish. This expansion provides additional, discreet ways for survivors to get […]

Family Members Linked to Nearly Half of Child Trafficking

Monday, August 13th, 2018

November 28, 2017 - Geneva – Almost half of identified cases of child trafficking begin with some family member involvement, according to new data released by IOM, the UN Migration Agency.
These statistics, which are critical to human trafficking prevention efforts and the identification and protection of survivors, are based on data released by The Counter-Trafficking […]

Everyone Has a Role to Play to Fight Human Trafficking Worldwide

Monday, August 13th, 2018

This article was written by the President and CEO at Marriott International
In the early morning hours in one of our hotels in New Orleans last March, a safety and security associate at the hotel noticed a 12-year-old boy in the company of two men buying snacks. The associate overheard one man say to the […]

Human Trafficking Taskforce of Southern Colorado

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

The Human Trafficking Task Force of Southern Colorado is a local initiative dedicated to reducing human trafficking and making the community safer by creating a collaboration of organizations and individuals with the same goal in mind. The HTTFSC holds monthly meetings every 2nd Tuesday of the month. Please see below for further details on these […]