Polaris Project released the first year of texting data, one year after launching the texting short code enabling people to reach the national human trafficking hotline by texting to BeFree (233733).
It's taken 12 Years a Slave winning Best Picture at the Oscars to wake us up to modern day slavery. It's time for us to acknowledge that slavery has been with us every day since the 1800s.
Based on the popular notion that sex trafficking spikes at the time of the Super Bowl, the issue has recently received an increase in media attention again this year.READ MORE
The Post explores how text messaging to the national hotline offers a new channel to both help victims and identify patterns in human trafficking to prevent it in the future.READ MORE