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U-Md. Students Tackle Grant Writing, Fundraising To Prevent Human Trafficking

A group of freshmen at the University of Maryland aren’t waiting to make an impact outside campus — tackling two of the world’s worst problems that hit closer to home than many of us realize.



2 Charged With Taking Teen Girls to Hotel for Prostitution

Two men are facing human trafficking charges after Baltimore County police say they took three teen aged girls to a hotel for prostitution.



Democrats Block Trafficking Bill Over Abortion Dispute

Senate Democrats blocked legislation Tuesday to help the victims of human trafficking amid a partisan dispute over abortion that threatens to sink the once-uncontroversial measure.


Immigration reform protesters gather in front of the White House on July 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. The protest was organized by Amnesty International to push the message "Don't Send Unaccompanied Migrant Children Back."  Amnesty International and the protestors want to demand that President Obama protect the rights of unaccompanied migrant children, some as young as five years old, who are crossing the southwest border of the United States. Reportedly these children are fleeing organized crime, gang violence and insecurity from many Central American countries. Reports also state that many of these children are survivors of sexual violence and at higher risk of kidnapping, trafficking and other serious human rights abuses.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Va. Officials Raising Awareness About Human Trafficking

Virginia officials are using a new campaign to raise awareness about human trafficking.


File photo of a person getting arrested. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man Pleads Guilty in Virginia to Human Trafficking

A Honduran man faces 10 years in prison after pleading guilty in Virginia to a human trafficking charge.


Charlotte-based reporter Brittney Cason writes she was nearly duped into going to Sochi. (Getty Images)

‘It Happened To Me:’ Reporter Tells How She Was Nearly Victim Of Human Trafficking In Sochi

A con man fabricated a broadcasting contract with a major network in order to female reporter to Russia for the Sochi Olympics.


File photo of a jail cell (credit: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

3 Charged in 2 Human Trafficking Cases in Howard County

Howard County police have charged three people with human trafficking in two unrelated cases.


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Man Charged with Raping Minor in Hotel

Maryland State Police have charged a man with rape, human trafficking and other sex offenses after an underage girl says he raped her in a La Plata hotel.


File photo of a jail cell (credit: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Md. Jury: Man Forced Woman Into Prostitution

A jury has convicted a 32-year-old man of human trafficking and prostitution charges.


A woman making a bed. (Photo credit: MIGUEL GUTIERREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

The Disturbing Trend of Human Trafficking

It’s a bigger problem than you know. That’s the message that was delivered at a town hall-style meeting in McLean following a human trafficking investigation this week.