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Sex trafficking and the Super Bowl: Myths and the real issues

By: Emanuella Grinberg and Christina Maxouris February 3, 2019 Atlanta (CNN)The 2019 Super Bowl has drawn thousands of people to the host city of Atlanta, but not everyone’s in town to join in on the festivities. Volunteers and outreach services from across the country are working with city agencies to use the biggest sporting event…

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Will “Surviving R. Kelly’ finally be enough?

By: Gracie Bond Staples January 15, 2019 The alarms about whether Grammy winner R. Kelly has been sexually abusing young women, even holding them hostage in a home here in Johns Creek, have been shrieking at high C for nearly two decades. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution / Read Full Article

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Child Labor Trafficking in the United States: A Hidden Crime

By: Katherine Kaufka Walts October 27, 2019 Emerging research brings more attention to labor trafficking in the United States. However, very few efforts have been made to better understand or respond to the labor trafficking of minors. Cases of children forced to work as domestic servants, in factories, restaurants, peddling candy or other goods, or…

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High-Level Police Commander and His Wife Arrested for Running Child Sex Ring

By: Matt Agorist October 24, 2019 Livingston, LA — A high-level Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy — who commanded the SWAT team — has been arrested this week for unspeakable crimes against children. Dennis Perkins, 44, and his wife Cynthia Perkins, 34, are accused of multiple counts of child rape and the production of child pornography,…

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The International Human Trafficking Institute Launches “The Truth in Trafficking” Billboard Campaign Aimed to Change Predators’ Perception

By: International Human Trafficking Institute May 20, 2019 ATLANTA, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The International Human Trafficking Institute (IHTI), an initiative of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc., launches a powerful and provocative billboard advertising campaign, “The Truth in Trafficking,” which focuses on disrupting and re-orienting the perception of predators. The…

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