Every year more than 40 million people are forced into the world of human trafficking across the globe and it's someone's son or daughter that is trapped in this modern-day slavery. While awareness has been raised in recent years, most are unaware of how widespread the problem is. There was no sleep or break or anything it was just constantly being attacked by these men, and they kept giving me drugs and giving me liquor. And they just kept me hopped up. The Investigative Unit at Fox News has spent the past several months examining this growing issue, and the findings are shocking.
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Email Address:. Click here to go to the Non-Fiction page. Stolen from her village, sold to the highest bidder, fifteen-year-old Amari has only one thing left of her own: hope. Engaged to the handsomest man in her tribe, adored by her family, and living in a beautiful village, she could not have imagined everything could be taken away from her in an instant. But when slave traders invade her village and brutally murder her entire family, Amari finds herself dragged away to a slave ship headed to the Carolinas, where she is bought by a plantation owner and given to his son as a birthday present. Survival seems all that Amari can hope for. But then an act of unimaginable cruelty provides her with an opportunity to escape, and with an indentured servant named Polly she flees to Fort Mose, Florida, in search of sanctuary at the Spanish colony.
Hotel brands owned by Hilton, Intercontinental and Best Western are among a number of leading global chains accused of profiting from sex trafficking. A total of 13 women have accused a dozen hotel groups of wilfully ignoring warning signs that sexual exploitation was taking place on their premises. The litigation, which was filed this week in a federal court in Columbus, Ohio, marks the first time the hotel industry has faced legal action as a group. One of the women in the complaint says she was held captive for six weeks in at various Wyndham Hotels locations, where repeated beatings broke her nose on two occasions, left her lip permanently scarred and caused an infection on her face. She was 26 at the time.
So when Storm dies in a tragic car accident on the night of her high school graduation, Anna is completely lost. One of the things that floored me when I moved to Wisconsin from Texas was how much I heard on the news and in the media more broadly about sex trafficking in the state. The bulk of those cases were specifically related to sex trafficking and 20 of them were minors anyone under Sex Trafficking is rare, but it is present in YA fiction. Thus, a friction.