Children working on tobacco farms in the United States are exposed to nicotine, toxic pesticides, and other dangers. Child tobacco workers often labor 50 or 60 hours a week in extreme heat, use dangerous tools and machinery, lift heavy loads,
Purpose Last year, the global community pledged its commitment to put an end to child labor and forced labor when it included their elimination as part of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDG number eight is “to
Gibbs, D. A., Aboul-Hosn, S., & Kluckman, M. N. (2019). Child Labor Trafficking within The US: A First Look at Allegations Investigated by Florida’s Child Welfare Agency. Journal of Human Trafficking, 1-15.
In this study, which determined the prevalence of both labor and sex trafficking among a population of 641 sheltered homeless youth across 10 cities, the researchers found that 8% of the youth had been trafficked for labor. 81% of those
January 23, 2019 • WASHINGTON – A new funding proposal pending before the Senate this week will rollback protections for children coming to the U.S. to flee violence, human trafficking, and other forms of abuse in Central America. The bill would undo
This webinar will provide a more in-depth look into trafficking of children for labor and sex. National expert, Dr. Jordan Greenbaum, will provide an overview of the issue to help create awareness of the dynamics of child trafficking. The session
What does human trafficking (i.e. labor and sex trafficking) look like among homeless youth in 10 cities? How do we research human trafficking? Guest Panelist: Dr. Laura Murphy, Director of the Modern Slavery Research Project, Loyola University New Orleans (https://www.modernslaveryresearch.org/)
Mostajabian, S., Santa Maria, D., Wiemann, C., Newlin, E., & Bocchini, C. (2019). Identifying sexual and labor exploitation among sheltered youth experiencing homelessness: a comparison of screening methods. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(3), 363.