Sex trafficking http://kalw.org en Tackling Oakland's child trafficking problem through film http://kalw.org/post/tackling-oaklands-child-trafficking-problem-through-film <p class="p1">&nbsp;</p><p></p><p class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Oakland activist and filmmaker Sheri </span>Shuster<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;has been advocating against the sex trafficking of youth for more than a decade. Her new film, '<a href="http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/child-sex-trafficking-a-story-about-love">Child Sex Trafficking: A Story About Love</a>,' exposes and explores the world of girl trafficking in Oakland through the story and activism of trafficking survivor Leah Albright-Byrd.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 00:25:08 +0000 Hana Baba 45486 at http://kalw.org Tackling Oakland's child trafficking problem through film City Visions: Juvenile Sex Trafficking in the Bay Area http://kalw.org/post/city-visions-juvenile-sex-trafficking-bay-area-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The FBI has identified the Bay Area as one of the biggest 'hot spots' for this crime across the country. &nbsp;Outcry over the prevalence of child sex trafficking led to the successful passage of Prop 35 in 2012, which strengthens prosecution for criminals. Host Joseph Pace discusses the impact of Prop 35 with expert local guests.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 16:43:42 +0000 City Visions 44675 at http://kalw.org City Visions: Juvenile Sex Trafficking in the Bay Area Human trafficking: A fisherman’s story http://kalw.org/post/human-trafficking-fisherman-s-story <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">San Francisco has some of the country’s highest reports of human trafficking. It’s one of the top 10 cities in the U.S</span><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"> where trafficking is the worst. The practice is often called modern-day slavery: traffickers use sexual exploitation, fraud, and forced labor to keep people powerless. It’s the second most profitable crime in the world, generating more than $32 billion a year -- just behind drug trafficking. </span></p><p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 02:05:20 +0000 Leila Day 38442 at http://kalw.org Human trafficking: A fisherman’s story Labor Trafficking: Extended Interview with Sgt. Tony Flores http://kalw.org/post/labor-trafficking-extended-interview-sgt-tony-flores <p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 00:18:16 +0000 Ben Trefny & Leila Day 38438 at http://kalw.org Labor Trafficking: Extended Interview with Sgt. Tony Flores Today's Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable http://kalw.org/post/todays-your-call-friday-media-roundtable-0 <p>On today&rsquo;s Your Call, it&rsquo;s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we&rsquo;ll have a conversation about coverage of the elections and the deepening political crisis in Egypt. We&rsquo;ll also talk about coverage of widespread human trafficking in the United States. We&rsquo;ll be joined by KGO Radio&rsquo;s Scott Lettieri, Independent journalist, Beena Sarwar and freelance journalist Ahmad Shokr joins us from Cairo, Egypt. Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It&rsquo;s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you</p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 05:28:07 +0000 Malihe Razazan 12523 at http://kalw.org Today's Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable