Have you noticed someone who shows signs of physical and or sexual abuse, physical restraint, someone who is unpaid, fearful, depressed, submissive, tense, nervous and paranoid?This person might be a victim of human trafficking. Trafficking includes a wide range of exploitations where someone uses another for profit, through coercion or force. It can be anything from child pornography and prostitution to forced or underpaid labor and servitude. To read more: http://www.petoskeynews.com/gaylord/northern-michigan-slow-to-offer-human-trafficking-training-lacks-variety/article_f2545bca-c077-11e5-840b-6b95309f9315.html

MICHIGAN — Mindy Hughes, a Michigan sex trafficking survivor, author and public speaker, said she had been sold to men in her community in the Thumb starting from infancy.Hughes said she was sexually exploited, abused and neglected from the age of 1 through young adulthood by her mother’s husband and others in her life.As a child, Hughes remembered a hospital visit with injuries from abuse and said her injuries should


Feb 2016

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CALGARY – A Calgary woman has been sentenced to eight years for human trafficking after extorting a young woman to become a sex-trade worker.Amanda Kathleen McGee pleaded guilty Friday to human trafficking, extortion, sexual assault with a weapon, forcible confinement and various prostitution charges.Court was told police found the 18-year-old victim at the Calgary bus station in January 2014 after relatives asked RCMP to check on her welfare.The young woman