News Roundups

Friday News Roundup: Tackling Trafficking from Multiple Angles

Kendall Meyer|March 03, 2017

In this week's news, we take a look at several ways to continue to fight against human trafficking -- whether it be a social media campaign, listening to survivor stories or talking to teens.

Friday News Roundup: Anti-Human Trafficking Advocates Share Their Wisdom

Kendall Meyer|February 10, 2017

Every Friday, Polaris highlights noteworthy human trafficking stories in the media for our readers to check out, share, and respond to. Tell us your thoughts on these stories in the discussion below!

Friday News Roundup: Beyond Law Enforcement, Other Ways to Combat Trafficking

Kendall Meyer|December 02, 2016

In this week's news, texting apps, hotels, and forensic scientists are working hard to combat global human trafficking.

Friday News Roundup: Taking Steps Towards Healing

Kendall Meyer|November 04, 2016

In this week's news, a Katy couple plead guilty to forcing a Nigerian woman to care for their children for two years and the first-ever survivor written report on human trafficking was released by the U.S. government.

Friday News Roundup: Justice for Victims Across the Nation

Kendall Meyer|October 14, 2016

In this weeks news, Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer was arrested on sex trafficking charges and over a dozen individuals were busted in connection to a US-Thailand sex trafficking ring.

Friday News Roundup: Cross-border problems and solutions

Gislene Tasayco|July 01, 2016

In this week's news: the release of the TIP Report, Scherzers continuing their work with Polaris, and changes in Central American migration.