Slavery

12-year old Imani Howell went missing from San Francisco and was spotted in Oakland. (Bay City News)

Missing 12-Year Old San Francisco Girl May Have Been Sold Into Sex Slavery

Police believe a 12-year old girl missing for ten days from San Francisco may have been sold into the sex trade.

11/20/2014

Jeremy Affeldt #41 of the San Francisco Giants walks to the dugout after being relieved by Santiago Casilla #46 in the ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Four of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 28, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Giants’ Affeldt Lends Name, Passion To Fight Against Human Trafficking

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.

04/15/2013

(CBS)

Measure Aims To Toughen California’s Human Trafficking Laws

Human rights advocates and lawmakers were in San Francisco Wednesday to support a state ballot initiative that would impose stricter punishment on human traffickers.

01/11/2012

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Donates $11.5 Million To Anti-Slavery Efforts

Tech giant Google is donating $11.5 million to organizations fighting to end the slavery of 27 million people around the world.

12/14/2011

(CBS)

Feds Reach Out To Human Trafficking Victims In San Francisco

Officials with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office want victims to know that they are available for help.

09/13/2011

(CBS)

Fremont Summit Focuses On Human Trafficking

The Freedom Summit, which focused on the problems of human trafficking and modern-day slavery, wrapped up this weekend in Fremont.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/24/2011

(CBS)

Bay Area Officers Step Up Efforts To End Human Trafficking

The regional H.E.A.T. Watch program will target pimps and provide a safe haven for the young victims.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/10/2010

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (AP)

Schwarzenegger Signs Law To Help Stop Human Trafficking

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill, designed to help stop slavery and human trafficking in California, into law Monday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/18/2010

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