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COVID-19 and Child Trafficking

COVID-19 and Child Trafficking

“In times of crisis, the sexual exploitation and trafficking of children skyrockets,” says Lori Cohen, Executive Director of the anti-human trafficking organization ECPAT-USA. “Being safe in a time of COVID-19 means more than just washing your hands.”

How Music Led to an Extraordinary Global Anti-Trafficking Effort

How Music Led to an Extraordinary Global Anti-Trafficking Effort

Wincey Terry-Bryant is a musician with a fabulous career. She’s worked with Sting, Tina Turner, Garrison Keillor, and a whole host of other famous people. She’s talented, charismatic, funny, and has a warmth that can light up a room.

However (and as you might guess, there is a “however”) her music career took an unexpected twist when it led Wincey to devote a large part of her life to combatting human trafficking.

Atlas Rescue – Sean Williamson

Atlas Rescue – Sean Williamson

Although the information may not apply to you, if you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that it does. If you work in the anti-trafficking field and you have even a reasonably high profile – maybe you’re on the Internet, or you give talks, or you donate money to anti-trafficking causes – do you need to worry that the traffickers will find you and harm you? Or your children?

Molly Gochman: Using Art to Combat Trafficking

Molly Gochman: Using Art to Combat Trafficking

Art has the power to reach beyond our rational brains. At its best, art has the power to reach to the very core of what makes us tick. It can make us see ourselves differently and it can inspire us to action. When we say that art “moves us,” this is actually literally true; art can not only make us more aware, it can inspire us to behave differently.

Looking for an Education about Sex Trafficking? Here’s an Answer

Looking for an Education about Sex Trafficking? Here’s an Answer

Jeff Keith from Guardian Group has an answer for you. He and his colleagues designed the 15-page report, 2019 Human Trafficking in America, and according to Keith, they did it, “To create a tool that enables people to get information in one place without having to seek it out. We sourced it from well-done research projects and then added to it our own analysis of the problem based on 10 years of experience.”

Prisons and Jails: A Fertile Recruiting Ground for Human Trafficking

Prisons and Jails: A Fertile Recruiting Ground for Human Trafficking

When you think of human trafficking, here are two factors you may not have considered. Both of these factors involve the need for prison reform.

1.Too often traffickers target female prisoners on their release.
2.Children of mothers who are incarcerated all too often end up in foster care. If they run away from foster care, which is a serious risk, they will be attractive prey for human traffickers.

Let’s Talk about LGBTQ Young People

Let’s Talk about LGBTQ Young People

Want an extraordinary statistic? One that is deeply disturbing and that may be even worse than it seems?

Forty percent of runaway and homeless youth identify as LGBTQ. That makes them prime targets for either survival sex or for being victims of sex-trafficking.

Evil at Its Worst

Evil at Its Worst

Jim Conrad is a Delaware Poet who wrote this poem, Evil at Its Worst, for Win This Fight. A great big Thank You to Conrad for doing this! Poetry can focus and intensity emotions as words alone cannot. Again, thank you, Jim Conrad, for writing this.