Links: Slavery in the News

DNAInfo: Real Housewife, Stephen Baldwin raise awareness for modern day slavery: Twitter really does raise awareness! The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Caroline Manzo and actor Stephen Baldwin attended a benefit for the non-profit Stop Child Trafficking Now held at Manhattans’ Verandah Lounge. Manzo told DNAInfo last night that she found out about the existence of child trafficking […]
September 17, 2010
  • Fund set up for victim in Missouri sexual torture case: “A fund has been set up to assist the victim in a Missouri sex trafficking case filed last week against five defendants. The Kansas City Alliance Against Human Trafficking has established the fund for the woman, who told authorities she endured years of abuse and sexual torture beginning when she was a 16-year-old runaway.”
  • Huffington Post: H.R. 5575 The ‘Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act of 2010’: “The bill… has two main objectives. First, it would authorize large block grants to establish a comprehensive, victim-centered approach to addressing the issue of sex trafficking of minors. Secondly, it would aim to provide funding to implement improvements to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) system that are required in order to receive federal funding.”

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