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domestic servitude in Monterey

Domestic Servitude in Monterey County

Monday, April 5, 2021

Domestic Servitude in Monterey County, a type of Labor Trafficking you need to be aware of. What is Labor Trafficking? LaborTrafficking is a type of  Human Trafficking that occurs when individuals are compelled by force, fraud, or coercion to perform labor or service within a household or commercial setting. Labor Trafficking includes situations of debt… Continue Reading Domestic Servitude in Monterey County

Types of Human Trafficking

Types of Human Trafficking & Common Misconceptions

Thursday, March 11, 2021

There are often misconceptions on the types Human Trafficking that exists in Monterey County. It is easy to recognize human trafficking as the sexual exploitation of a human being; however, there are various facets of what falls into the category of human trafficking. There are three main forms of human trafficking: Sex Trafficking, Labor Trafficking,… Continue Reading Types of Human Trafficking & Common Misconceptions

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Working to Stop Human Trafficking

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

YWCA of Monterey County has been working to stop human trafficking since 2017.Our HumanTrafficking Program utilizes six principles of a trauma-informed approach: safety, trustworthiness & transparency, peer support, collaboration & mutuality, empowerment voice and choice, and cultural, historical and, gender issues. To ensure our agency meets the needs of our clients, we assess imediate need… Continue Reading Working to Stop Human Trafficking

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Human Trafficking Statistics Show the Need for Our Programs

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Human Trafficking statistics show women and children are at the most risk of becoming victims of human trafficking.  Both labor and sex trafficking are types of Human trafficking that continue to thrive in the streets of Monterey County. Helpless victims include children under the age of 18.  In 2019, as in past years, just over… Continue Reading Human Trafficking Statistics Show the Need for Our Programs