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Teens in CT Fight Injustice

  I read two different articles today about sex trafficking in CT (where I’m from). One was a bit discouraging, talking about some of the challenges that workers face to help young women and the debate between removing craigslist/backpage and keeping it in order to help locate and prosecute pimps.  I suppose there is some … Continue reading

Originally posted on The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery:
Most royals don’t speak openly about subjects like sex-trafficking, much less child sex-trafficking, but for Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden it’s a cause that needs shouting from the rooftops. The global problem of child exploitation has long been her passion. The mother of three…

Truck Stop Prostitution

I just read this great article from CNN about women who are traded for sex at truck stops.  I suppose it’s not really that shocking. The article also mentions the motivation for this particular worker, which I happen to resonate with.  If just one person is suffering in my city and I know about it, … Continue reading

How to Recognize a Trafficked Victim

Here’s a list of indicators and follow-up questions if you think you have spotted a potential trafficked person.  I remember wondering, “What do I do if I think I see someone who is trafficked?”  I felt helpless thinking there was nothing I could do.  But, there is.  A few follow-up questions could have given me … Continue reading