Polaris in the News

Excelsior | Combaten trata sin fronteras; impulsan cultura de denuncia

October 07, 2016

El Consejo Ciudadano de la Ciudad de México y Polaris lanzaron la Campaña Nacional Contra la Trata de Personas “A ti: ¿Qué te prometieron?”.

KJZZ Phoenix | Report Finds Sex Trafficking in Bars, Cantinas

September 14, 2016

A new report finds thousands of Hispanic women are victims of sex trafficking in the U.S.

Texas Public Radio | How Cantinas in Houston Operate as Venues for Sex Trafficking

September 09, 2016

For a while, we've known that human trafficking is a big problem in Texas. But a new study from D.C. advocacy group called the Polaris Project looked at nearly a decade's worth of data and found that much of human trafficking in Texas operates in illicit bars and cantinas.

La Opinión | Bares y cantinas sirven de pantalla para trata sexual de latinas, dice informe

September 08, 2016
Desde California, hasta Nueva York, Texas, Florida y otros puntos del país, algunos bares y cantinas venden “algo más que bebidas” y se han convertido en lucrativos negocios “pantalla” para la trata sexual de jóvenes latinas, según un informe difundido este jueves.
 

Univision News | Latina women forced into sex trafficking at cantinas across the U.S.

September 08, 2016

The last decade has seen a number of high-profile cases of Latina women trafficked in U.S. brothels.

Reuters | Sex trafficking victims found at illicit Texas social sites, report finds

September 08, 2016
More than 1,000 women and girls have been apparent victims of sex trafficking in illicit cantinas in the United States that largely operate beyond the reach of law enforcement, the anti-slavery group Polaris said on Thursday.