Human Trafficking News
Saving Jane collaboratively produces media projects and investigative reporting on human trafficking with journalists and organizations around the world.
On November 5, 2018, Rosie von Lila transitioned from Interim CEO to CEO of Saving Jane. Rosie brings a diverse background of experience from the non-profit and for-profit sectors.
The first time Sophia Moore* was trafficked for sex it was because she was mistaken as a sex worker by a stranger. Wearing short shorts in an attempt to survive the summer heat, she sat with her half-brother under the neon lights of Tropicana Boulevard. The Hawaiian transplant had been homeless only a few weeks. A man in a pick-up truck stopped and offered her brother fifty dollars, assuming him to be her pimp…
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Laws in France were changed two years ago to decriminalize prostitution with the goal to stamp it out by decreasing demand. This has created a scenario where more than 30,000 sex workers have effectively lost their income and the state has provided no assistance from them to transition to other work.
One of our journalism fellows, Madeline Moitozo, recently published her investigative report on Nigerian human traffickers in France…