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U.S. Ambassador to Discuss Human Trafficking on the Texas-Mexico Border

Ambassador Luis CdeBaca, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State, is the keynote speaker at the Central Texas Coalition Against Human Trafficking Annual Conference at UT's School of Social Work this week.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist Nicholas Kristof to Address Human Trafficking at The University of Texas at Austin

Event: Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Nicholas Kristof will speak at The University of Texas at Austin at an event hosted by the Plan II Honors Program. When: 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13 Where: The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum Auditorium, 2313 Red River St. A campus map is available online. Background: Kristof will discuss "Stories…   » Continue Reading

Modern-Day Slavery To Be Examined at Human Trafficking Conference, Oct. 6-7

Texas State Rep. Senfronia Thompson, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin, and the State Bar of Texas will present the First International Conference on Human Trafficking (ICHT): "Moving Beyond Talk", Oct. 6-7 at the Texas State Capitol.

Researchers combat hidden crime that forces women, men and children into labor, sex industries

Researchers combat hidden crime that forces women, men and children into labor, sex industries

A Salvadoran woman is promised a good job as a child care worker and ends up as a brothel worker or unpaid domestic servant. An American child runs away from an abusive home and is prostituted for sex by a pimp. Dr. Noël Busch-Armendariz, associate professor of social work, says human trafficking — selling people…   » Continue Reading