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Maryland may finally protect child sex-trafficking victims from prosecution

Source: The Washington Post | March 31, 2022 If an adult pays to sexually abuse a child, that child...

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UMD SAFE Center Grieves with the AAPI Community & Decries Anti-Asian Racism

March 2021 Our team at the University of Maryland SAFE Center shares in the grief and pain of our...

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SAFE Center Director Featured in Emirates News Agency’s Review of HCHF Women’s Forum

Source: Emirates News Agency | March 10, 2021 The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity (HCHF) hosted its first-ever Women’s...

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Anti-Racism Work is Essential in the Anti-Trafficking Movement

Source: Freedom Network USA | February 26, 2021  For Freedom Network USA, Black History Month is a time to celebrate Black...

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SAFE Center Co-Hosts Human Trafficking Conversation with U.S. Senator Benjamin Cardin

January 22, 2021 In honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the SAFE Center partnered with the Prince George’s County...

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SAFE Center Partner Spotlight: TISTA Science & Technology

January 2021   This Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the UMD SAFE Center is pleased to partner with TISTA Science...

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SAFE Center Reviews Impact of COVID-19 Response

January, 2021 Now that 2020 has come to a close, we reflect on the unique challenges presented by the...

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SAFE Director Discusses Media Representation of Trafficking with Society of Professional Journalists

November 17, 2020 The SAFE Center Director participated in an “ICTalk” with the Society of Professional Journalists to highlight...

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Maryland Expands Program Aimed at Providing Resources to Victims of Child Sex Trafficking

Source: Baltimore Fish Bowl | November 4, 2020  A Maryland program to connect potential victims of child sex trafficking with needed...

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SAFE Center Co-Hosts Virtual Human Trafficking Training for Health Care Providers

November 12, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. EST The SAFE Center will join the Maryland Hospital Association, the Maryland Human...

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UMD SAFE Center Team Statement on Racial Injustice

The UMD SAFE Center decries the structural racism that remains as a toxic legacy of our country’s history and permeates our society today, and we are working to ensure that we are an actively anti-racist institution.