60 – Operation Cross Country

Have you heard the latest news?

In this episode of Ending Human Trafficking, Director Sandie Morgan and Board Member Dave Stachowiak discuss some of the latest and most important news regarding child sexual exploitation happening in our country right now. At the end of July 2013, the FBI conducted its 7th operation in ten years to fight against child exploitation, where 105 children were recovered from commercial sexual exploitation in 72 hours. The Operation included 47 FBI divisions that rescued children in 76 cities across the US. Tune into this episode to learn more about the 230 agencies that partnered together to ensure the safety of the children rescued, and to hear the number of pimps who were arrested on state and federal charges. In addition, learn about what 47 Attorneys General urged Congress to do in order to better protect children from exploitation.

Resources:

FBI Press Release

GCWJ Facebook Page

 

Additional resources are listed on our website:
Global Center for Women and Justice Trafficking Resources

 

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Sandie Morgan

Sandie Morgan, PhD, RN is recognized globally for her expertise in combatting human trafficking and working to end violence against women. As Director of Vanguard University’s Global Center for Women & Justice (GCWJ), she oversees the Women’s Studies Minor as well as teaching Family Violence and Human Trafficking.

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