Education Category

April 27th, 2018

13-Year-Old Trafficked from Facebook, Now Wants to Become a Police Officer to Save Other Girls

How it happened Linda lived in a home full of fighting and drug abuse. At 13 years old, she was…

April 25th, 2018

Why O.U.R. is in favor of shutting down Backpage

The question plasters the internet: “Will the shutdown of Backpage hurt sex workers that use it for business?” News headlines…

April 21st, 2018

Digital Training to Fight Trafficking in Thailand

O.U.R. provided two weeks of simultaneous training at the Royal Police Cadet Academy and Department of Special Investigations (D.S.I.) in…

April 20th, 2018

Recognizing Signs of Trafficking: A Client

Samantha was kidnapped from her home in South America when she was around three years old. She was trafficked into…

April 18th, 2018

Recognizing Signs of Trafficking: A Survivor

  “You cannot put a price tag on my body.” This is what Lily*, a survivor of trafficking, said when…

April 16th, 2018

Recognizing Signs of Trafficking: A Community Member

Children are often trafficked because of their vulnerable situations. However, we believe that there is hope for every child. That…

March 31st, 2018

Why Don’t Victims of Trafficking Just Run Away?

by Brittany Salinas “Why didn’t you run, why didn’t you say something, why didn’t you speak out sooner?” These are…

March 16th, 2018

Signs of Trafficking: A Healthcare Professional’s Guide

Healthcare professionals work tirelessly day after day to bind wounds, heal sicknesses, and save lives. They also play a crucial…

March 15th, 2018

5 Myths About Sex Trafficking

by Sophia Shafkalis It’s hard to face the truth, especially about a subject that many of us try to avoid:…

February 16th, 2018

This is How Traffickers Can Trick Their Victims

A trafficker’s main method of control is psychological. This is manifested in various ways, such as giving victims a hopeful…