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Guest Blog: Combating the scourge of sea slavery

June 17, 2019

In partnership with investigative journalist Ian Urbina, we are highlighting a unique form of modern slavery that exists on the high seas. Ian has been reporting for five years on lawlessness at sea in many facets, much of which has revolved around sea slavery.

Strike Out Slavery with MLB

May 29, 2019

We're joining with Major League Baseball for the 2019 season to bring awareness about sex and labor trafficking to baseball fans in stadiums from coast to coast.

Trafficking at home: A recent Texas case shows gaping holes in response and protections for domestic workers at risk

April 30, 2019

The son of the president of Guinea and his wife were recently sentenced to seven years in prison for labor trafficking. The facts of the case are profoundly disturbing, but they are not in any way surprising.

The importance of criminal record relief for human trafficking survivors

March 20, 2019

Survivors of human trafficking have criminal records because they were forced into commercial sex, or drug sales, or other offenses. Many, but not all states have recognized that this is fundamentally unfair and that survivors of human trafficking deserve the chance to have those records cleared. 

From recruitment to resilience: Trafficking survivors find support on social media

March 06, 2019

For many survivors of commercial exploitation and trafficking, social media has been an integral part of their recovery process as well as a way to network and grow professionally

Surviving with social media: How victims and survivors use social media to stay safe

February 28, 2019

More than three-quarters of survivors surveyed by Polaris in 2017 reported that they used internet platforms during their exploitation.