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Tag Archives: media


Jun 2015


Trafficking in Plain Sight: Exploitation of Sales Crews

  by Ashley Greve, Staff If a salesperson knocked on your door and asked for money to purchase their product, would you recognize them as a potential victim of human trafficking? Trafficking in the form of door-to-door sales jobs happens every day- even in Denver. If you’ve ever heard of debt bondage and thought that […]

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May 2015


Memex Helps Find Human Trafficking Cases Online

  By Seth Daire, Associate In February 2015 the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, announced the Memex program, which aims to create new internet search engine technologies that better discover, organize, and present information relating to specific subjects. Their ...

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Nov 2014


Is the Media Helping or Harming Anti-Trafficking Efforts?

  by Dana Bruxvoort, HTC Marketing Coordinator In my weekly monitoring of human trafficking news, I see the above image (or some variation of it) often. And it concerns me. As a marketing professional, I’m well-acquainted with the power of words and images to shape public opinion and knowledge. As a researcher and academic in ...

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Jan 2014


How Not to Talk About Human Trafficking

  By Ryan Beck Turner,  Associate Director of Advocacy *Please be aware that some of the links within this post may cause triggers* Human trafficking is the cause célèbre for sensationalist media. Celebrities Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore have started a campaign against the sex trafficking of minors. Videos about ...

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