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NGO Helps Survivors Design Anti-Trafficking Software

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A software company based in California is drawing on survivor’s personal experiences to create anti-human-trafficking technology (Reuters). The non-governmental organization AnnieCannons is helping trafficking victims get back on their feet by teaching them to code (HuffPost). When modern slaves are freed, they are often left with little to no money, education, and/or formal job training […]

New California Laws Target Human Trafficking

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California Governor Jerry Brown signed six bills into law on Thursday, which are aimed to address human trafficking (NBC). Assembly Bill (AB) No. 2034 and Senate Bill (SB) No. 970 require human trafficking awareness training to transit related or adjacent businesses. Assembly Member Ash Kalra introduced AB 2034, which obligaets  businesses operating intercity passenger travel […]