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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Zoe Frantz, a junior marketing major, holds a Dressember pin.

‘Hail 2 Dressember’ combats human trafficking through a style challenge

By Katelyn Kruszewski, Staff Writer December 1, 2022
Dressember is a non-profit organization fighting to end human trafficking. The main fundraising event is a 31-day style challenge where advocates wear a dress or tie every day of December to raise awareness about human trafficking.
Opinion | Stand up for sex workers: Cancel the hackathon

Opinion | Stand up for sex workers: Cancel the hackathon

By Jason Henriquez, Staff Columnist March 19, 2019
The hackathon does not explicitly mention sex workers in its promotions, but it is likely it will ultimately target them and others.
Robert Kraft was charged Friday on two counts of soliciting sex as part of a larger investigation of prostitution and suspected human trafficking in Jupiter, Florida.

Editorial: Human trafficking is a bigger problem than we’d like to admit

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 24, 2019
Human trafficking is a widespread, serious issue that hits closer to home than expected — including here in western Pennsylvania.
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