11 Jan '12, 8pm

Today is Human Trafficking Awareness Day – End Modern Slavery

Today is Human Trafficking Awareness Day – End Modern Slavery

Federally funded task forces opened 2,515 suspected incidents of human trafficking for investigation between January 2008 and June 2010. Federal agencies were more likely to lead labor trafficking investigations (29%) than sex trafficking investigations (7%). Among the 389 incidents confirmed to be human trafficking by high data quality task forces: – There were 488 suspects and 527 victims. – More than half (62%) of the confirmed labor trafficking victims were age 25 or older, compared to 13% of confirmed sex trafficking victims. – Confirmed sex trafficking victims were more likely to be white (26%) or black (40%), compared to labor trafficking victims, who were more likely to be Hispanic (63%) or Asian (17%). – Four-fifths of victims (83%) in confirmed sex trafficking incidents were identified as U.S. citizens, while most confirmed labor trafficking victims were identifi...

Full article: http://planetsave.com/2012/01/11/today-is-human-trafficki...

Tweets

A groundbreaking anti-slavery retail and manufacturing law just went into effect in California

A groundbreaking anti-slavery retail and manufa...

ecouterre.com 09 Jan '12, 5pm

For indentured workers and human-rights advocates across the globe, January 1 was a happy new year , indeed. That’s when a...

The end of cheap coffee, via @DCILY.

dearcoffeeiloveyou.com 12 Jan '12, 5pm

“We think our coffee is ridiculously cheap,” says Ben Kaminsky, director of quality control at Ritual Roasters in San Fran...

Water Cyclists: An epic ride to raise awareness of a scarce resource

Water Cyclists: An epic ride to raise awareness...

grist.org 09 Jan '12, 10am

Joost Notenboom and Michiel Roodenburg On July 4, 2010, Joost Notenboom and Michiel Roodenburg set off from Deadhorse, Ala...

The Cultivar Awareness Bot @cultivar_bot

sprudge.com 10 Jan '12, 12pm

Coffee types, you may have been auto-tweeted by a bot that has been floating around for some time now. It’s the Cultivar A...

SearchCap: The Day In Search, January 11, 2012

searchengineland.com 11 Jan '12, 10pm

Two webcasts next week: “The Buyers’ Journey,” and “Content, Freshness and SEO for Large Sites” Search Marketing Now will ...

Lacoste End Of Season Sale 2012 #Lacoste #Sale #SG

Lacoste End Of Season Sale 2012 #Lacoste #Sale #SG

livinginsingaporetoday.com 12 Jan '12, 5am

Promotion : Lacoste End Of Season Sale 2012 Location: [email protected], Centrepoint, Marina Square, Suntec City, Vivocity, Wis...