Post Tagged with: "sex trafficking"

(Photo by Lan Mu via World Journal)

A ‘Garden of Hope’ for Chinese Human Trafficking Victims

East Asian, New York, Social Services, Women June 23, 2017 at 5:50 pm

On the occasion of the 13th year of Garden of Hope NY, World Journal looks at how the nonprofit has supported Chinese victims of sex trafficking and how those victims ended up in the U.S.

One of the locations shut down by the NYPD in a recent anti-trafficking operation. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Sex Trafficking Rings Broken

East Asian, Long Island, New York, Police, Queens January 3, 2017 at 4:55 pm

Some sex trafficking operations that moved Chinese immigrants across state lines for prostitution were broken recently by joint law enforcement action, Sing Tao Daily reports.

Sex Trafficking ‘In Our Backyard’

Sex Trafficking ‘In Our Backyard’

Brooklyn, Crime, Video, Women July 11, 2016 at 1:20 pm

BRIC TV takes a look at “In Our Backyard,” a documentary on the underground sex trafficking trade in Brooklyn, with director Danielle Rose and survivor Iryna.

An image from a public service announcement on human trafficking by the federal government's bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Photo via City Limits)

Labor Trafficking: More Attention in Future?

Crime, Immigration, In the News, New York September 11, 2014 at 5:36 pm

A study in City Limits argues that labor trafficking may be a greater problem than sex trafficking, and may soon garner more attention from the NYPD.

The prostitution ring busted recently worked in Corona and Jackson Heights, Queens, and also in Long Island. (Photo by Bryce Edwards via Flickr Creative Commons License)

Women Choose ‘That Life,’ say Men Who Hire Prostitutes

Crime, In the News, Latino May 9, 2013 at 6:22 pm

The recent arrest of 13 people linked to a prostitution ring in New York doesn’t seem to be holding back the demand for sexual services in the city’s Latino neighborhoods, or changing long-held views that women do it for “their desire for easy money,” reports El Diario-La Prensa.

(Photo from Thomas Hawk/Flickr, via Women's eNews)

Korean Businesses Brace for Prostitution Crackdown

Crime, East Asian July 25, 2012 at 4:29 pm

The New York Post reported recently on advertisements for prostitution services in the Korean American Times, a Korean-language publication owned by a Queens State Assembly candidate. After the article and other recent coverage of Korean sex trafficking, adult entertainment and massage businesses are bracing for a crackdown, The Korea Times reported.

Brook Bello (Photo via Womens eNews)

To Highlight Sex Trafficking of African-Americans, Actress Tells Her Own Story

African American, Crime May 1, 2012 at 5:00 pm

The actress Brook Bello hopes to raise awareness of sex trafficking among African-Americans with her new documentary, which tells the story of her own childhood abuse and experience in the sex trade.