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May 26th, 2017

Tim Ballard Speaks at Summit in Imperial County, Hot Spot for Human Trafficking

Tim Ballard, founder and C.E.O. of O.U.R., presented at the Second Annual Human Trafficking and Commercial Exploitation of Children Summit…

May 22nd, 2017

Ivanka Trump Hosts Anti-Human Trafficking Roundtable Discussion At White House

Despite the political controversy that has ensued since the latest presidential election, Ivanka Trump hosted an anti-human trafficking meeting in…

May 19th, 2017

Dignity Health Will Help Healthcare Organizations Identify Victims of Human Trafficking

By Steven Ross Johnson  | May 16, 2017 | San Francisco-based Dignity Health unveiled new guidelines on Tuesday for healthcare…

May 18th, 2017

Global Child Porn Investigation Leads to Rescue of 296 Children and 900 Arrests

Steven W. Chase, the creator and admin of what may have been the largest child pornography website worldwide, has received…

May 12th, 2017

Blake Lively Speaks Out Against Child Pornography

It isn’t very often that a Hollywood star speaks out about the realities of child pornography during an awards ceremony.…

April 25th, 2017

Domestic Violence Center in Kansas Trains Employees to Help Victims of Trafficking

In the span of a year, dozens of human-trafficking victims are expected to seek shelter at The Willow Domestic Violence…

April 21st, 2017

New Kentucky Law Requires Human Trafficking Hotline in Schools

  The director of Kentucky’s Center for School Safety applauds legislative efforts to bring more attention to problems associated with…

April 20th, 2017

Sen. Hatch Joins The Fight to Help Prevent, Rescue & Heal Trafficking Victims

(Image: Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) On Wednesday, Senator Orrin Hatch joined Tim Ballard, founder of O.U.R., at…

April 7th, 2017

Thai and U.S. Networks Unite in Finding Missing and Exploited Children

After signing an agreement in the United States on the Cyber Tipline Remote Access Policy, Thai authorities will now be…

April 3rd, 2017

Global Sex Trafficking Ring Busted In One of America’s ‘Safest’ Cities

IRVINE ( — Authorities say they’ve uncovered a massive international sex trafficking ring in Southern California. Prosecutors announced the arrest of…