December 18, 2012No Comments

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December 4, 2012No Comments

Lydia* was only twelve-years-old when the gangsters told her the rule:  They would sell her for sex to men outside the gang, but members of the gang could use her body for free.  For two years, Lydia was taken to abandoned garages, men’s bathrooms, apartments and hotels, enduring hours of abuse with multiple men so […]

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September 27, 2012No Comments

WASHINGTON, DC – President Barack Obama spoke during the Clinton Global Initiative yesterday, announcing new efforts to help eradicate human trafficking.  Obama referred to the fight against human trafficking as “one of the great human rights causes of our time,” and mentioned new steps to deal with a problem he called “barbaric and evil.”   […]

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September 12, 2012No Comments

WASHINGTON, DC – Yimmy Anthony Pineda Penado, also known as “Critico” and “Spike,” recently pled guilty to sex trafficking a juvenile.  Penado admitted to trafficking at least one minor as clique leader of the Mara Salvaturcha Thirteen (MS-13), an international street gang in the Northern Virginia, Washington, DC and Maryland area.  It is reported that […]

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July 22, 2012No Comments

WASHINGTON, DC, July 11, 2012 – Youngbee Dale Starting this week, sex trafficking victims can remove prostitution related convictions they received during their sexual slavery in Hawaii.  Many advocates argue that the law will make re-integration of sex trafficking victims into society much easier. It also makes Hawaii the sixth state with such legislation in the […]

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June 27, 2012Comments are closed.

Last week during a three day law enforcement operation, “Operation Cross Country”, 6 federal officers rescued 79 children and arrested 104 alleged pimps, the FBI announced Tuesday (here). The Operation took place over the weekend with more than 2,500 local, state, and federal officers working in 57 cities.  This is an intensive law enforcement effort […]

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April 12, 2012No Comments

New facility to help sex trafficking victims heal | abc13.com.

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August 11, 2011No Comments

Dear Friends, As a member of the Triple S Network, Global Centurion Foundation is encouraging its network of supporters to consider voting for another Triple S member the prestigious Stay Classy Award for Young Nonprofit Leader of the Year. Diana Mao for the past four years has volunteered her time as the president and co-founder of Nomi Network, […]

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