sexual slavery http://wlrn.org en Domestic Violence Or Human Trafficking? The State Is Just Learning To Tell http://wlrn.org/post/domestic-violence-or-human-trafficking-state-just-learning-tell <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Katherine Fernandez Rundle, State Attorney for Miami-Dade County, says she had never heard of any criminal cases involving human-trafficking victims in Miami.</span></p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 00:23:28 +0000 Wilson Sayre 27043 at http://wlrn.org Domestic Violence Or Human Trafficking? The State Is Just Learning To Tell Florida Ranks Third In Human Trafficking But Can't Prosecute Many Cases http://wlrn.org/post/florida-ranks-third-human-trafficking-cant-prosecute-many-cases <p></p><p>Three children in Tampa were among 105 children rescued nationwide last month during a FBI sex trafficking sting operation.</p><p><a href="http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2013/july/operation-cross-country-recovering-victims-of-child-sex-trafficking/operation-cross-country-recovering-victims-of-child-sex-trafficking">“Operation Cross Country”</a> focused on underage victims of prostitution and led to more than 150 arrests.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Gina Jordan 18979 at http://wlrn.org Florida Ranks Third In Human Trafficking But Can't Prosecute Many Cases Miami Artist Who Faced Censorship In Pembroke Pines Moves Sex Exploitation Statement to Boynton http://wlrn.org/post/miami-artist-who-faced-censorship-pembroke-pines-moves-sex-exploitation-statement-boynton <p>South Florida artist <a href="http://www.virginiaerdie.com/" target="_blank">Virginia Erdie</a>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">strives to be "a little bit of an activist" with her work. It's fitting, then, that her art has ruffled a few feathers along the way. Her next major installation </span>almost didn't see the light of day.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 14:01:50 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 11301 at http://wlrn.org Miami Artist Who Faced Censorship In Pembroke Pines Moves Sex Exploitation Statement to Boynton Here's How – And Why – One South Florida Woman Is Training To Climb Mount Everest http://wlrn.org/post/heres-how-and-why-one-south-florida-woman-training-climb-mount-everest <p>For tourists visiting Fort Lauderdale, a stroll across the massive 17th Street Causeway Bridge affords a rare panorama of bustling Port Everglades and the city-block-sized cruise ships that navigate the waters leading out to the Atlantic Ocean. For Jen Klaassens, it's an invaluable training ground.</p><p>"I go up and down the 17th&nbsp;Street Causeway Bridge and back and forth," Klaassens said.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 12:00:57 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 10128 at http://wlrn.org Here's How – And Why – One South Florida Woman Is Training To Climb Mount Everest