News Round-up — May 9, 2014

This week, ATEST members appeared in news stories across the United States and around the world. From arrests of traffickers in North Carolina to combating this crime in the Philippines, media outlets highlighted advances in ending human trafficking, as well as the challenges that remain.

News Stories

Two arrested in Durham for human trafficking of a 17-year-old runaway, ABC11 WTVD (May 8, 2014)

Resources for learning how to fight human trafficking, Travel Weekly (May 7, 2014)

KBS+ Toronto’s Campaign To Fight Childhood Slavery by Larissa Faw, Media Post News (May 6, 2014)

Group: PH-US pact should address human trafficking by Rebelander S. Basilan, Sun Star Cebu (May 4, 2014)

Lack of Data Means Millions of Children Die Unseen and Invisible, New Report Finds, Christian Post (May 4, 2014)

How Philanthropy Contributed to Improved Conditions for Tomato Pickers by Aaron Dorfman, The Huffington Post (May 2, 2014)


The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) is a U.S. based coalition that advocates for solutions to prevent and end all forms of human trafficking and modern slavery around the world.

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