Human Trafficking in Baltimore: A Heartbreaking Reality

Morgan Weibel Answers Six Questions About Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is an emerging crime in Baltimore.

July 30th, 2015

It’s a heartbreaking reality that attorneys and frontline service providers at Tahirih Baltimore encounter as they help human trafficking survivors achieve justice, safety, and stability in the wake of this devastating human rights abuse.

The city is a human trafficking hotspot partly because of its proximity to I-95 and major east coast cities such as New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. In 2014, there were 135 trafficking cases reported in Maryland — the 10th highest number reported in the United States...