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How Flight Attendants Fight Human Trafficking

Half the Sky Movement

Flying home from the Dominican Republic, off-duty flight attendant Nancy Rivard noticed two distressed children with a woman who seemed unconcerned. Rivard called a trafficking hotline to report what she saw, and a few weeks later learned that her call had led to the discovery of a human trafficking ring in Boston, and to the rescue of 82 children. She has since established a program to teach flight attendants how to recognize and report instances of human trafficking.

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