App Identifies Poorest Girls in India to help Prevent Trafficking
WORLD

App Identifies Poorest Girls in India to help Prevent Trafficking

By Rina Chandran

MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A tablet-based application that helps to identify some of the poorest girls in eastern India has the potential to prevent human trafficking, early marriage and child labour, according to a charity which has developed the app.

The GPower, or Girl Power, app developed by Accenture Labs and the charity …

FBI Cracks Down on Child Sex Trafficking, Rescues 168 Children
NATIONAL

FBI Cracks Down on Child Sex Trafficking, Rescues 168 Children

The FBI had good news for the nation Monday, June 23rd, as they announced the successful completion of this year’s operation Cross Country nationwide juvenile sex trafficking operation, netting hundreds of sex traffickers and rescuing nearly 170 children forced into prostitution. All in all, the Bureau’s Innocence Lost program has rescued about 3,600 …