Considered among the best cities to work and live in the US, San Diego also ranks in the FBI’s 13 highest-intensity trafficking areas in the country.
Sex trafficking generates $810m in annual revenue for local pimps and gangs, making it the county’s second-largest underground economy after drugs.
But findings of a groundbreaking three-year study on gang-involved sex trafficking, funded by the Department of Justice and released last October, have prompted local government to act, creating a unique precedent for collaborative action.
Human Trafficking and the Extractive Industry: Environmental Degradation & Human Rights ChallengesVideosWebinarsEvents 22 March 2018
The extractive industry is highly vulnerable to human rights abuses and environmental crime, such as human trafficking along with the uncontrolled use of toxic substances and deforestation. The sourcing of goods from geographically remote locations and often convoluted supply chains...
Awareness Raising and Campaigning: What and How Does Social Media Contribute to Identification and Responses?VideosWebinarsEvents 18 May 2017
The sixth and last webinar of the RESPECT Webinar Series 2017 New technologies, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Tackling Human Trafficking was held on Thursday, May 18 , 2017 10:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT/ 4:00 – 6:00 pm CEST With the altering terrain of...