Human Trafficking

Mom’s story of ‘attempted sex trafficking’ goes viral — but is it the whole story?

Experts weigh in on a recent spate of stories of children being targeted at big retail stores.

Sister Eugenia Bonetti: “Trafficking victims are primarily illiterate female minors”

Victims have a difficult time rebuilding their lives because "They become used to being used and then thrown back..."

The tragedy of the sex slaves of the Islamic State

Some Yezidi women, abducted and used by ISIS soldiers, have escaped, but thousands are still captives

Pope Francis: “Migrant children easily end up at the lowest levels of human degradation”

Pope Francis’ Message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees captured in human, often very young, faces

Pope Francis not slowing down despite Rome’s sultry August

Pontiff makes a "sneak" visit to nuns, has lunch with refugees, spends time talking with rescued sex workers

Faces in the Lesbos crowd: Stories you wouldn’t wish on your enemies

Kara Tepe refugee camp is filled with real people who have suffered tragedy and terror, finding brotherhood in pain

Director Lisa Arnold hopes “Caged No More” will help defeat human trafficking

A new victim is claimed every 30 seconds; a child can be sold 50 times a day

Up to 500 Migrants Drown in Mediterranean, U.N. Says

Incident rivals worst of last year's tragedies