In order to end human trafficking, we have to confront the myths and misconceptions that surround it. Let’s start here, with these seven facts about human trafficking—and what you can do about it.
Despite broad-based, bi-partisan support for laws against child sex trafficking, the politics behind them are complicated.
On Jan. 24, 2023, Robert Hadden was found guilty of sex trafficking. Prosecutors were seeking federal charges, arguing Hadden enticed women to cross state lines so he could sexually abuse them.
I know how it feels to realize that a doctor sexually abuse. Hadden assaulted me on at least two occasions, including when I was pregnant.
A call to action on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.
This June, passengers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport bore witness to an innovative photo exhibit shining a light on doctors, artists, real estate agents and teachers who are survivors of sexual abuse and human trafficking.
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I have been studying the sex industry for nearly 25 years and been a feminist for even longer. Over this period I have seen many changes in the sex industry […]
The Asian Solidarity Conference, a meeting of international activists, recently announced that it has obtained over 500 documents that it claims directly implicate the Japanese government in the establishment of […]