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Sex Trafficking Victims

Physicians on Front Line in Fight Against Sex Traffickers

Albert Einstein College of Medicine | Posted 12.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

By Hilary Friedlander In the United States, some 100,000 to 300,000 children and adolescents are victims of domestic sex trafficking--and that's a c...

How a Little Jar of Body Butter From 'Thistle Farms' Heals Every Body

Tajci Cameron | Posted 10.06.2016 | Impact
Tajci Cameron

I'm momentarily transported from my bathroom to the place where this little jar comes from as I visualize the hands that mixed the ingredients, filled the jar, closed the lid and packed it with a card that says "Love Heals."

A Love Story for Humanity in a Mumbai Red Light District

To The Market | Posted 04.11.2015 | Impact
To The Market

Few have ever visited a Red Light District, let alone met the love of their life within one. Abhay and Hoinu are not the average couple, though, so their story is fittingly extraordinary.

Children Sold For Sex Are Victims, Not Prostitutes

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact

When police came upon a 13-year-old girl selling sex in North Hollywood, they promptly handcuffed her, arrested her and hauled her off to detention. A...

What's Your Definition of a Pimp?

Diane Dimond | Posted 07.22.2013 | Crime
Diane Dimond

On the heels of news about the "House of Horrors" in Cleveland where three young women were held as sex slaves, Danielle is pushing for heightened awareness about how pervasive human sex trafficking is -- nationwide. For Danielle words matter.

Model Who Was Sex Trafficking Victim Starts Prevention Nonprofit

Posted 01.16.2013 | Impact

While pursuing a part-time modeling career during college, Jillian Mourning, then 19, became a victim of sex trafficking -- raped repeatedly by her ma...

Urban Legends and Hoaxes: How Hyperbole Hurts Trafficking Victims

Rachel Lloyd | Posted 04.04.2012 | Impact
Rachel Lloyd

Hyperbole only obscures the true issue and damages the movement's credibility. It's critical that as a field that we pay attention to statistics, instead of focusing on media-friendly quick fixes and sensationalized stories.

The Truth About Why I Do This Work

Rachel Lloyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rachel Lloyd

Girls need clothing and food and shelter as much as they need love. In fact, it's through our practical support that we can show our love.