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Prioritizing Survivor-Centered State Policies: Spotlight on Child Sex Trafficking
Blog Post — October 12, 2023
Sex trafficking is terrible at any age, but stories about child victims and survivors in particular tend to draw more attention.
Responding to Sound of Freedom: Hollywood Needs to Center Survivors and Their Voices
Blog Post — July 13, 2023
The film Sound of Freedom is a Hollywood depiction based on one person’s stories. There are many additional perspectives and stories that complete the picture.
Still Looking: Survivors Need Long-Term Solutions
Blog Post — July 10, 2023
For survivors of human trafficking, breaking free from the exploiter is often just the beginning of a long journey. Most need longer-term support to truly heal from the traumas they have experienced.
Action Guide: Trafficking Prevention for Youth in Philadelphia
Published June 5, 2023
For Philadelphia, one of our initial focus cities under the initiative, we created this action guide with and for local stakeholders to help prevent trafficking of the local vulnerable youth population.
The Impact of Victim-Blaming on Human Trafficking Survivors
Blog Post — April 26, 2023
Denim Day is an internationally-recognized day to support survivors of sexual violence and bring awareness to the issue of victim-blaming. Human trafficking survivors know this issue all too well.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month: How Does Human Trafficking Fit In?
Blog Post — April 3, 2023
Many survivors of human trafficking are also survivors of sexual abuse. During April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we are exploring the intersection of sexual abuse and human trafficking.
Study Confirms Trafficking Victims Like Zephi Trevino Are Being Consistently Criminalized
Blog Post — March 28, 2023
Zephi Trevino’s upcoming trial in Texas shows that law enforcement and prosecutors are ignoring a victim’s trafficking experience and going ahead with criminal charges.
Listen to Black Survivors
Blog Post — February 1, 2023
The voices of Black survivors have historically been left out of the anti trafficking movement. To tell the true story of human trafficking, we can no longer separate it from race.
The Tate Brothers and the Basics of “Romeo Pimping”
Blog Post — January 26, 2023
Social media personality Andrew Tate is behind bars in Romania, amid rape and human trafficking allegations. In the US, what the Tate brothers are accused of is sometimes called Romeo pimping.
In Harm’s Way: How Systems Fail Human Trafficking Survivors
Published January 25, 2023
The National Survivor Study used the experience and expertise from survivors to create a detailed picture of the arc of trafficking.
Eyes on the Future: Survivor-Partnered Research in the National Survivor Study
Blog Post — January 18, 2023
The findings of the National Survivor Study tell the story of survivors after they exit their exploitation – and it’s the first time this story is being told.
Action Guide: Trafficking Prevention for Homeless Youth in Louisville
Published December 15, 2022
For Louisville, we created this action guide with and for local stakeholders to help prevent trafficking of the local homeless youth population.
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