human trafficking

Broadly

Selena Gomez Has Been Secretly Working to Fight Human Trafficking

Since March, the singer has been spending her time with A21, a nonprofit that rescues and advocates for human trafficking victims.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
9.6.18
Sea Crime

Satellites Are Zeroing in on Poachers and Traffickers in the ‘Outlaw Ocean’

Some vessels use ocean rendezvous to exchange contraband, and even captive crew. But big data tools are finding new ways to track these activities from outer space.
Becky Ferreira
6.8.18
Backpage

How a ‘Human Trafficking’ Narrative Was Used to Kill Backpage

Carl Ferrer, Backpage co-founder and CEO, pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to facilitate prostitution.
Samantha Cole
4.13.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

House passes school-safety bill that doesn't touch guns, second Trump lawyer linked to Stormy Daniels payment, and more.
VICE Staff
3.15.18
human trafficking

Inside an Immersive Theater Project Confronting Sex Trafficking in Suburbia

I visited a human trafficking "horror house" in Georgia that aims to shed light on the often-overlooked issue.
Kimberly Lawson
1.31.18
Voices

Migration Should be Safe for Every Child

On International Migration Day, we must remind ourselves that 2018 is the year to help the 28 million children that have been driven from their homes due to the refugee crisis.
Ted Chaiban
12.22.17
Broadly

The Refugee Whose Husband Sold Her Into Sex Slavery

Abeer and her husband left Syria to seek refuge in Lebanon. When they ran out of money, he sold her to his friends—and then forced her to sell herself on the streets.
Samira Shackle
11.22.17
Photos

Inside a Terrifying Stop for Migrants Heading to the US

We traveled to a nearly inaccessible spot in the Sonora desert where organized crime groups detain people on their way to North America.
Daniel Ojeda
10.20.17
Rise Up

11,000 Migrant Youths Tell Their Story to Inspire Action on the Refugee Crisis

A new UNICEF report takes an unprecedented look at the harrowing journey of young people seeking refuge across Europe.
Alice Rowsome
9.18.17
collage art

[NSFW] Raunchy Collages Merge Politics and Porn

Artist Jacqueline Mak takes on consumerism, body politics, and eroticism with humor and pin-up girls.
Sami Emory
8.7.17
human trafficking

Evangelical Church Allegedly Trafficking 'Slaves' from Brazil

The Word of Faith Fellowship has been under scrutiny for more than 20 years. An investigation by the Associated Press has uncovered allegations of human trafficking, child abuse, and a former storage facility said to house the worst sinners.
Diana Tourjée
7.24.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Kushner testifies on Russia meetings, car bomb kills 24 in Kabul, Trump expected to (eventually) sign sanctions against Moscow, and more.
VICE Staff
7.24.17
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