A man usually most recognizable on the pitcher’s mound in his San Francisco Giants uniform is increasingly being identified with an international movement to end the epidemic of human trafficking.
Human rights advocates and lawmakers were in San Francisco Wednesday to support a state ballot initiative that would impose stricter punishment on human traffickers.
Tech giant Google is donating $11.5 million to organizations fighting to end the slavery of 27 million people around the world.
Officials with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office want victims to know that they are available for help.
The Freedom Summit, which focused on the problems of human trafficking and modern-day slavery, wrapped up this weekend in Fremont.
The regional H.E.A.T. Watch program will target pimps and provide a safe haven for the young victims.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill, designed to help stop slavery and human trafficking in California, into law Monday.