Tag: human trafficking

Beyond Derby pageantry, victim advocates plead for trafficking awareness

If you live in Louisville, it’s hard to be unaware of the Kentucky Derby and the visitors it attracts to the city. But not...

Across disciplines, UofL is developing expertise to help sex trafficking victims

She could be the girl next door. With strawberry blonde hair and a lightly freckled face, Cotie is 26 but could pass for half-a-dozen...

Derby fans: Know these signs to help potential sex trafficking victims

Amidst the fun and excitement of the Kentucky Derby each year, signs of a dark world arise – the dark world of sex trafficking,...

UofL, Harvard and USF develop model to teach signs of human...

As many as 88 percent of human trafficking victims in the United States interact with a health care professional while they are being exploited....

UofL researchers discover ‘alarming’ sex trafficking trends among homeless youth

University of Louisville researchers found that 40 percent of the homeless youth surveyed in Louisville and southern Indiana reported they had been victims of...