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Commercial Sexual Exploitation

Slavery Is Still Thriving And Is More Profitable Than Big Oil

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 05.22.2014 | Business

It's hard to believe, but even today, people are forced into slavery, girls are sexually exploited and children are forced to do hard labor -- all for...

In Our Own Backyard

K. Sujata | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
K. Sujata

What keeps this industry booming is the demand for cheap labor or services, or for commercial sex acts. Sex trafficking is big business, one of the world's biggest human rights issues and it's happening in our own backyard.

A World For Girls

Rachel Lloyd | Posted 11.18.2013 | Impact
Rachel Lloyd

Today, we're launching A World for Girls campaign to begin to shift the conversation about trafficking and exploitation from one of rescue and prosecution to one that focuses on empowering girls and changing the world that our girls are growing up in.

'Fighting For A World Where Girls Are Not for Sale'

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 04.28.2012 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

The first time I heard Rachel Lloyd speak was in 2005, the year of the 70th Annual Academy Awards. "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" had won for the b...

Nail Salons and Human Trafficking

Phillip Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Phillip Martin

In recent years, law enforcement officials nationwide have reported increases in human trafficking. By some estimates there are around 20,000 victims brought into the United States each year.