March 18, 2013No Comments

Free the Captives launched its new “Reducing the Demand” marketing campaign, targeting the Johns by unveiling a commercial that will air on television this spring and summer. In this commercial, Sheriff Garcia makes it clear that men who purchase women and girls will no longer be tolerated in Harris County. Besides television, this marketing campaign will also […]

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January 31, 2013No Comments

Global Centurion Foundation in the News Earlier this month, Global Centurion Foundation President and Founder, Laura J. Lederer made a keynote presentation to open a Training Conference on Human Trafficking hosted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.  The conference was to prepare the New Orleans community for the Super Bowl. The Clarion Herald interviewed Lederer about […]

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December 28, 2012No Comments

by Jewel Woods. From Ms. Magazine’s Blog Human trafficking is modern day slavery. It is the use of force, fraud, or coercion to compel another person to provide labor or commercial sex against their will, and it is one of the fastest growing criminal enterprises in the world. The Renaissance Male Project believes that men are complicit […]

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December 27, 2012No Comments

GLOBAL CENTURION FOUNDATION COMMENDS RECENT DOJ PROSECUTION OF GANG-RELATED TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS December 26, 2012, Washington D.C. – National anti-trafficking organization Global Centurion Foundation (GCF) commended the Fairfax County Police Department, the FBI’s Washington Field Office, HIS and the Northern Virginia Human Trafficking Task Force for their work to prosecute two MS-13 gang members for child sex trafficking. […]

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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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