The Monitor – Challenges remain in fighting human trafficking in Texas

Human trafficking is a problem, experts say, but how to combat it remains a problem unto itself. “The crime is hidden,” said Noël Busch-Armendariz, director of the University of Texas at Austin’s Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. “Our best knowledge about human trafficking in Texas tells us that human trafficking happens in Rio…

TYLA – Human Trafficking: Myths, Facts, and Remedies

Human trafficking is increasingly in the spotlight throughout Texas and the nation. Just last month, President Obama decried human trafficking as “one of the great human rights causes of our time,” announcing a redoubling of the Administration’s efforts to eradicate trafficking. The Texas Legislature’s bipartisan Joint Committee on Human Trafficking held three state-wide public hearings…