Polaris in the News

Reuters | Airbnb vows to tackle sex trafficking in rental homes

February 18, 2018

Airbnb exclusively told the Thomson Reuters Foundation that it has teamed up with anti-trafficking charity Polaris to train its employees, develop new systems and work with the police to spot signs of slavery and prevent people from being trafficked.

New York Times | With Eyes in the Sky, Flight Attendants Fight Human Trafficking

February 07, 2017

The nonprofit organization she joined in 2015, Airline Ambassadors International, trains workers at airlines and airports how to spot, and report, cases of human trafficking. It also delivers humanitarian aid around the world and transports sick children who need medical care.

Ask Amy: Celebrate the season by giving to charity

December 27, 2016

The Chicago Tribune's Amy Dickinson featured Polaris in her "Ask Amy" column. Read an exerpt below:

Huffington Post | How Polaris Project is Using Technology to Disrupt Human Traffickers

November 16, 2016

As technology becomes more sophisticated, says Jennifer Kimball, Polaris Director of Data Analysis, so too do traffickers in finding ways to use it to help them recruit victims, sell victims, and hide from authorities.

NBC4 Washington | DC Woman Speaks After Surviving 10 Years Forced Into Prostitution

October 10, 2016

A D.C. woman who survived being sold into slavery as a child and forced to work as a prostitute for 10 years is on the road to recovery and is telling her story.

Azteca Noticias | Lanzan campaña contra trata de personas '#ATíQueTePrometieron'

October 07, 2016

El Consejo Ciudadano de la Ciudad de México y Polaris, lanzaron la campaña nacional contra la trata de personas #ATíQueTePrometieron.