Germany is the “Bordello of Europe”

By: Kristine Alarcon Edited by: Sharon E. Chin Germany is known for its beautiful castles, delicious cheeses and sausages, and classical composers including Beethoven and Bach, but now this country is being labeled as the “Bordello of Europe.” The decriminalization of prostitution in 2002 seems to be causing human trafficking and the sex trade industry … Read moreGermany is the “Bordello of Europe”

Filipina Maid Shows a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

By: Sara Kim Edited by: Sharon E. Chin Xyza Cruz Bacani has been working as a maid in Hong Kong for over a decade in order to provide for her younger siblings’ education. Domestic service is not uncommon in this city, as it houses around 330,000 workers in the field. Most of these maids are … Read moreFilipina Maid Shows a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Malaysian Police Uncover 28 Suspected Human Trafficking Camps

By: Luis Gay Edited by: Sharon E. Chin Malaysian police claim that they have discovered 28 suspected human trafficking camps located near the Northern Malaysian border, one day after authorities uncovered multiple mass graves. National police chief Gen Khalid Abu Bakar told reporters that they had discovered what they believed to be 139 graves.   … Read moreMalaysian Police Uncover 28 Suspected Human Trafficking Camps

Film Director Creates High School Curriculum For Child Sex Trafficking

By: Charmaine Santos Edited by: Sharon E. Chin   A film director named Libby Spears founded a Los Angeles based non-profit called The Nest Foundation, where students and policymakers gather together to discuss solutions aimed to end child trafficking and sexual exploitation. Spears had previously filmed a documentary about child trafficking in the Portland area, … Read moreFilm Director Creates High School Curriculum For Child Sex Trafficking

An Artist Finds A Way To Open The Conversation About Human Trafficking

By: Charmaine Santos Edited by: Sharon E. Chin Molly Gochman, a Texas-born New York based artist, has fused art and activism together to open up the conversation about human trafficking. Her “Red Sand Project” uses a theme of cracks to represent the U.S.- Mexico border to illustrate the vulnerability that plague many trafficking victims. Gochman … Read moreAn Artist Finds A Way To Open The Conversation About Human Trafficking