How a UK law has unintended consequences for women workers in Sri Lanka
by The Conversation
The UK's Modern Slavery Act, aimed at sex trafficking, has increased the environment of surveillance against women factory workers in Sri Lanka.
Jul 17, 2019
Taste of Freedom
by Globalist Staff
Taste of Freedom: Art & Wine Reception will take place on Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 6:00-9:00 PM. The evening will include wine, tapas, chocolate, and a raffle. We will also have the founders of Papilio from Spain with us. The event will be at Brightwater Community Center located in Woodinville. Papilio is a non-profit […]
Sep 12, 2018
In Nepal, sex trade thrives in transport hubs
by Global Press News Service
With little opportunity elsewhere women and young girls in Nepal find themselves defaulting to sex work.
Mar 28, 2018
Sheriff: Korean women freed after bust of Seattle-area sex trafficking ring
by Venice Buhain
The King County Sheriff's Office say that 12 women, mostly from South Korea, were freed from being trafficked in a prostitution ring that investigators busted this week.
Jan 7, 2016
Seattle victims of sex trafficking speak out in film
by Venice Buhain
A new film available to stream this week gives voice to the victims of the hidden world of Seattle child sex trafficking.
Dec 3, 2014
Ethical Travel: Know the code to stop child sex tourism
by Katya Yefimova
A new code of conduct for the travel industry is helping businesses and travelers fight back against child sex tourism.
Jun 12, 2013
Indian woman’s quest to end the cycle of prostitution comes to Mercer Island
by Sarah Stuteville
Seven years after I met her in the red light district of Kolkata, the founder of New Light, a shelter for the children of prostitutes, has proven just how much one woman with a vision can achieve.
May 3, 2013
Poster campaign targets human trafficking along I-5
by Sean Duncan
The border with Canada, international port, and farm work make Washington State a hot spot for slavery and human trafficking. But our state is also a leader in innovative anti-trafficking action. The State Attorney General’s office website boasts that, “Washington was the first state to pass a law criminalizing human trafficking and we have the most stringent […]
May 22, 2012