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Vegas Case Shows Need for Training on the Signs of Human Trafficking

“Children are being targeted and sold for sex in America every day.”—John Ryan, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Children, young girls—some as young as 9 years old—are being bought and sold for sex in America. The average age for a young woman being sold for sex is now 13 years old. This is…

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Nashville Internet Sex Trafficking Sting Yields 41 Arrests

Published on Aug 5, 2016 According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 41 individuals have been arrested as part of a three-day sting which sought to crack down on human trafficking in Nashville. As part of “Operation Someone Like Me” undercover agents posted ads on Backpage.com – an internet classified site – to find individuals…

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What is FDFI

Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (FDFI) is an Abolitionist organization co-founded by direct descendants of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington. FDFI combines lessons from the legacies of Douglass and Washington. Our mission: To Advance Freedom through Knowledge and Strategic Action. FDFI has been a leader in implementing human trafficking prevention education curricula in classrooms nationally since 2007.

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