How Sex Traffickers Communicate in the Digital Age

Please read this article and watch this video to learn how 17-year-old twin brothers used social media to lure their victims into the ugly world of trafficking. A 22-year-old intern assisted Chicago law enforcement in decoding the language of the underground world of cyber prostitution. This is invaluable information that will help us recognize sex trafficking and educate our children. …

Glossary of Sex Trafficking Hashtag Terms

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Chicago Police Department has compiled a Glossary of Sex Trafficking Hashtag Terms! Knowledge is power so we MUST learn this language to prevent all of our children from being sex trafficking victims!  We’d love to hear your thoughts. To view the glossary, click the link below. https://media.nbcchicago.com/documents/Thompson+Glossary+of+Hashtag+Terms.pdf    

A Trafficking Survivor and an activist High School Student Team Up to Bring Awareness to Teenagers.

This story is moving because a human trafficking survivor is bringing awareness to high school students in Tampa, Florida. The story is also very inspiring because it was a high school student and activist, Rebecca Heidenberg who brought this trafficking survivor to her school! Rebecca is the founder of Protecting Innocence, a club at her school! With 50 student members, …

Ways To Keep Your Child Safe

Just Ask Prevention Project readers submitted/recommended the following article that provides advice on preventing child abduction, online safety and tips for children staying at home alone.  The article contains some very valuable information so please take a look:  https://Users/veronica/Desktop/localDev/justaskprevention.org.livewatch.com/preventing-child-abduction-with-home-security      

United Nations Human Rights Day

Today, December 10th,  is United Nations Human Rights Day. This year’s theme is Human Rights 365– meaning EVERY day is a day when human rights should be respected. Human Trafficking is a violation of human rights that each one of us should strive eradicate. Let’s be aware and report suspicious activity to our National Human Trafficking Resource Center. You can …

You Can Join the Fight Against Sex Trafficking! Report Sex Trafficking!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The fight against sex trafficking is one that belongs to all of us. It’s as simple as recognizing the signs and reporting it. If you suspect human sex trafficking, call The National Hotline for Human Trafficking is 1 (888) 373-7888. #nationalhotlineforhumantrafficking #knowledgeispower #endsextrafficking #jointhefight[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

From the U.S. Department of State: 20 Ways You Can Help Fight Human Trafficking

20 Ways You Can Help Fight Human Trafficking After first learning about human trafficking, many people want to help in some way but do not know how. Here are just a few ideas for your consideration. 1. Learn the red flags that may indicate human trafficking and ask follow up questions so that you can help identify a potential trafficking …

Absence of Critical Law Threatens Virginia’s Kids at Risk for Trafficking

Absence of Critical Law Threatens Virginia’s Kids at Risk for Trafficking NOVEMBER 6, 2014 by TARYN Why Some State’s Stricter Laws Are Creating a Threat of Trafficking for Others WASHINGTON, D.C. – Virginia is the only state in the nation that lacks a law against human trafficking for sexual exploitation, a crime that impacts an estimated 100,000 U.S. children each …

Absence of Critical Law Threatens Virginia’s Kids at Risk for Trafficking

Absence of Critical Law Threatens Virginia’s Kids at Risk for Trafficking NOVEMBER 6, 2014 by TARYN Why Some State’s Stricter Laws Are Creating a Threat of Trafficking for Others WASHINGTON, D.C. – Virginia is the only state in the nation that lacks a law against human trafficking for sexual exploitation, a crime that impacts an estimated 100,000 U.S. children each …