Travel Pulse: Report Sheds Light on Exploitation Victims Within Hotel Sector

PHOTO: A housekeeping cart. (photo via Flickr/rickymontalvo) A new report from nonprofit organization Polaris shows that human trafficking and labor exploitation victims are being oppressed across dozens of different industries, including the hospitality sector. The report, titled “The Typology of Modern Slavery,” analyzed more than 32,000 cases of human trafficking and thousands of more cases of potential labor exploitation documented between December 2007 and December 2016 through calls and texts made to the National Human Trafficking Hotline and BeFree Textline. From there

7 Amazing Initiatives That Fight Sex Trafficking

The key to identification is education. The International Labour Organisation currently estimates that almost 21 million people are victims of forced labour; 11.4 million women and girls; 4.5 million subjected to forced sexual exploitation.Alaskan Airlines flight attendant Sheila Fredrick, said had an instinctual reaction the moment she saw a young women; visibly distressed, unkempt and sitting beside a man of finer stature. She went on to correctly report and prevent this incidence of sex trafficking from progressing;

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