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Executive Summary In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Obama Administration reaffirmed the American values of freedom and equality by asking federal agencies to develop a plan to strengthen services for victims of human trafficking. Coordination, Collaboration, Capacity, the Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States, 2013-2017 (the Plan) embraces these principles and builds on the progress that our Nation has made in combating human trafficking and modern day forms of slavery through government action, as well as partnerships with allied professionals and concerned citizens. As our understanding...More Info >>
Federal Stalking Laws United States Codes Service Stalking § 2261A. Stalking Domestic Violence & Stalking § 2261. Interstate domestic violence § 2262. Interstate violation of protection order § 2263. Pretrial release of defendant § 2264. Restitution § 2265. Full faith and credit given to protection orders § 922. Unlawful acts. – [Domestic Violence and Stalking Firearm Prohibitions only] Related Offenses § 875. Interstate communications § 223. Obscene or harassing telephone calls in the District of Columbia or in interstate or foreign communications Violence Against Women Act Stalking Updates The Violence Against Women Act was recently reauthorized, and included updates to...More Info >>
Executive Summary and Introduction The State of Alaska Task Force on the Crimes of Human Trafficking, Promoting Prostitution and Sex Trafficking was established by legislation in 2012 to do the following: (1) look at the prevalence of the crimes of human trafficking and sex trafficking in Alaska; (2) assess the current services available to victims of human and sex trafficking; and (3) make recommendations for ways to further assist victims. This report is the final culmination of the task force’s work and includes the task force’s final recommendations. The task force met over the course of five months and held...More Info >>
This resource offers a basic outline for the development of shelters and advocacy programs serving Native women who are battered or raped and their children. It provides an overall picture of elements and steps necessary in establishing a shelter. This booklet also inspires critical thinking and dialogue about the assumptions we bring to our work to stop violence against Native women. 54 pgs. Purchase printed handbook.More Info >>
One of Sacred Circle’s most popular public education publications, this booklet provides an analysis of why Native women are the most victimized group of women in the United States. This booklet can be used in a wide variety of settings and is an excellent resource for individuals and families seeking a working understanding of the causes and dynamics of violence against Native women Purchase printed handbook.More Info >>
By Melissa Farley, Nicole Matthews, Sarah Deer, Guadalupe Lopez, Christine Stark, Eileen Hudon Research by Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition and Prostitution Research & Education October 27, 2011 William Mitchell College of Law, Saint Paul, Minnesota Cover art by Catherine Whipple, Managing Editor, The Circle: News from a Native American Perspective EXECUTIVE SUMMARY GOAL Since Native women are at exceptionally high risk for poverty, homelessness, and sexual violence which are elements in the trafficking of women, and because the needs of Native women are generally not being met, and because prostituted women are at extremely high risk for violence...More Info >>
*/ This is a five-part Channel 2 series on teen prostitution and its toll in Alaska. In this video, reporter Rhonda McBride takes a look at what Alaskans can do to stop this epidemic of exploitation.More Info >>

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