Nix Conference & Meeting Management of St. Louis honored for work fighting sex trafficking

Nix Conference & Meeting Management of St. Louis honored for work fighting sex trafficking

October 17, 2017    LOUIS, MO – Nix Conference & Meeting Management of St. Louis was honored this month by ECPAT-USA as a Top Member of The Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism. Named for the third year in a row, Nix is among just 21 companies in the U.S. to receive this designation “for their exceptional work to integrate child protection practices into their businesses in 2016.”   For the past five years, Nix has led the charge among meeting planners worldwide to help end sex trafficking in hotels.  Nix staff members inform all

Travelers fight sex trafficking with TraffickCam during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month (January)

Travelers fight sex trafficking with TraffickCam during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month (January)

ST. LOUIS, MO – The social action organization Exchange Initiative is encouraging travelers to help fight sex trafficking during January, National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, by uploading hotel room photos to the free TraffickCam mobile app. Today, January 11 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Photos uploaded with the TraffickCam app are anonymously added to a national database used by law enforcement and investigators to locate victims and their pimps. “Everyone who travels on vacation or business can make a real difference in the fight sex trafficking by using TraffickCam to

Inside the Research Video: Development of TraffickCam by Washington University in St. Louis

Inside the Research Video: Development of TraffickCam by Washington University in St. Louis

Travelers use TraffickCam app to fight sex trafficking by uploading hotel room photos to national database

ST. LOUIS, MO – Travelers can help in the fight against sex trafficking by using a new, free mobile app called TraffickCam to anonymously photograph hotel rooms and upload data to a national database used by law enforcement and investigators to locate victims and their pimps. TraffickCam was developed by the social action organization Exchange Initiative and researchers at Washington University. The app is available for iPhone and iPad at the App Store (bit.ly/TraffickCamApp) and for Android devices at Google Play (bit.ly/TraffickCamAndroid). Sex trafficking is a form of modern day slavery that forces children and adults to engage

$100,000 matching gift supports TraffickCam app to fight human sex trafficking

$100,000 matching gift supports TraffickCam app to fight human sex trafficking

ST. LOUIS, MO – The Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, a community of Catholic women religious and associates, has donated a $100,000 matching gift to support the ongoing development of TraffickCam, the free anti-trafficking smartphone app that has taken social media, the traveling public and the tech world by storm. Donations will support the ongoing development of the TraffickCam mobile app and law enforcement database. The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph will double every dollar donated up to $100,000, with the ultimate goal of raising $200,000. Tax deductible donations can be made at

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