human trafficking http://iowapublicradio.org en News Buzz: Human Trafficking, Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-human-trafficking-davenport-mayor-bill-gluba <p>According to data from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, there has been a steady increase in calls reporting human trafficking in Iowa.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:45:21 +0000 Lindsey Moon & Ben Kieffer 43965 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: Human Trafficking, Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba Efforts to Curb Human Trafficking in the Midwest http://iowapublicradio.org/post/efforts-curb-human-trafficking-midwest-0 <p>Up to two million women and children worldwide are victimized by traffickers each year.</p><p>It’s often thought to be a problem outside our border, but the majority of sex trafficking victims in this country are U.S. citizens. And, some of these victims are right here in the Midwest.</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:44:35 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 39649 at http://iowapublicradio.org Efforts to Curb Human Trafficking in the Midwest Human Trafficking in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/human-trafficking-iowa-0 <p>Even though slavery was outlawed almost 150 years ago, people are still imprisoned and exploited daily in the United States.</p><p>Human traffickers prey on the vulnerable and isolated. Often these individuals are children or teenagers hoping to escape a difficult home life, but instead are captured by predators who sell them for sex.</p><p>Today, we listen back to a conversation from November 2012. Host Ben Kieffer hosts a discussion on the prevalence of and how to <a href="http://www.iowanaht.org/" target="_blank">stop human trafficking in Iowa</a> and nationwide.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 19:00:13 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Sarah Boden & Emily Woodbury 24461 at http://iowapublicradio.org Human Trafficking in Iowa Human Trafficking in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/human-trafficking-iowa <p>Even though slavery was outlawed almost 150 years ago, people are still imprisoned and exploited daily in the United States.</p><p>Human traffickers prey on the vulnerable and isolated. Often these individuals are children or teenagers hoping to escape a difficult home life, but instead are captured by predators who sell them for sex.</p><p>Host Ben Kieffer talks about the prevalence of and how to <a href="http://www.iowanaht.org/" target="_blank">stop human trafficking in Iowa</a> and nationwide.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 19:07:13 +0000 Ben Kieffer 11387 at http://iowapublicradio.org Human Trafficking in Iowa