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How Transit Can Help Prevent Human Trafficking

Janna Starcic
Posted on February 5, 2020
What are the signs to look for when trying to protect others from human trafficking (Photo by Flickr user Global Panorama)

What are the signs to look for when trying to protect others from human trafficking (Photo by Flickr user Global Panorama)

Human trafficking is a modern form of slavery affecting victims worldwide, including in the U.S.

Traffickers use all modes of transportation to conduct their activities and often use public transit due to its low cost, greater anonymity in buying fare cards, and less direct interaction with government or transit officials, according to the FTA, which launched its Human Trafficking Awareness and Public Safety Initiative earlier this year.

METRO Magazine article here

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