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Juhu Thukral
Juhu Thukral is a leading expert on the rights of low-income and immigrant women in the areas of sexual health and rights, gender-based violence, economic opportunity, and criminal justice. She is a founder of numerous ventures supporting women and LGBT people, and has been recognized by Women's eNews as one of 21 Leaders for the 21st Century and by the National Council for Research on Women as a Trailblazer. Juhu was also selected to give the inaugural talk for the Anita Hill Lecture Series. She is Director of Law and Advocacy at The Opportunity Agenda, and is a founding Steering Committee member of the NY Anti-Trafficking Network. Juhu was the founder and Director of the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center in New York City, where she continues to act as a Senior Advisor. In 2010, she co-founded the NYC Women’s Salon to promote networking and mentorship among progressive women.

Entries by Juhu Thukral

World Cup, Forced Labor and Trafficking: Learn More and Make a Difference

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2014 | 10:02 AM

The 2014 World Cup gets started in Brazil on June 12. Sports fans around the world, including me, are getting ready and excited, looking over schedules, figuring out how to sneak out of work or peek at their phones to take in matches, and getting up to speed on who's...

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Five Things You Can Do to Fight Trafficking and Modern Slavery

(0) Comments | Posted January 24, 2014 | 5:33 PM

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. It's the perfect moment to take stock of where we are, what we need to accomplish and how we're going to make change in 2014.

It's important to start the year thinking about ways to address and prevent trafficking...

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Ally Week: I Celebrate It Because I Value Equality

(3) Comments | Posted October 17, 2011 | 1:11 PM

These days, with most Americans facing tough economic situations, equal rights advocates are talking a great deal about solidarity, linked fate, and our shared purpose in achieving equality and a life free from discrimination for all Americans. In the LGBT context, it's Ally Week, and it's a good time to...

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