Human Trafficking

U.S. Department of State

On this last day of January, which is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the full hour of Gulf Coast Live will focus on victims of sex trafficking. WGCU’s Jessica Meszaros has been working on the story, and the information she found on this growing trend may come as a surprise.

The month of January is dedicated to raising awareness of human trafficking. But, the Florida House and the Senate want to make awareness a year round effort.

A senior U.S. Justice Department official is leading a discussion in Miami on the growing problem of human trafficking and finding ways to combat it.

A bill aimed at teaching Florida students about the dangers of human trafficking passed its first Senate panel Monday.

Attorney General Pam Bondi kicked off this year’s Human Trafficking Summit Monday in Orlando.

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