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FEMINIST FRIDAY: New HBO Docuseries Examines How Sex Trafficking Cult NXIVM Lured Women With “Empowerment”

FEMINIST FRIDAY: New HBO Docuseries Examines How Sex Trafficking Cult NXIVM Lured Women With “Empowerment”

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday – that part of our week where we take a detour from our regular content and instead share 3 videos we are watching […]

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Equality Now Teams With ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Cast In Campaign Sharing Women’s Stories Of Sexual Violence

Ever since Trump took office, with Mike Pence faithfully by his side bringing his brand of anti-LGBTQ, anti-reproductive rights history with him, there have been numerous people touting an encroaching […]

Causes

Congress Passes Major Legislation To Fight Online Sex Trafficking And Establish Criminal Liability

Congress Passes Major Legislation To Fight Online Sex Trafficking And Establish Criminal Liability

By Tara Carey, Equality Now There are not a lot of news headlines these days about members of US Congress almost unanimously voting together in a bipartisan display for a […]

Causes, Contributors

What It’s Like To Become A Victim Of Sex Trafficking – Women Share First Hand Experience

What It’s Like To Become A Victim Of Sex Trafficking – Women Share First Hand Experience

Trafficking for sexual exploitation is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. The illegal industry nets $99 billion each year and is closely linked to other organized criminal activity such […]

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Companies Must Do More To Protect Women & Girls From Being Sold Online For Sex

Companies Must Do More To Protect Women & Girls From Being Sold Online For Sex

By Tara Carey, Equality Now In the United States, the Internet is now the most frequently used platform that traffickers and “johns” use to buy and sell women and children […]

Girl on a Mission

Anti-Sex Trafficking Org. In India Training Survivors To Become Lawyers To Fight For Other Victims

Anti-Sex Trafficking Org. In India Training Survivors To Become Lawyers To Fight For Other Victims

These are the faces of survivors who were not only given a second chance at life, but are now working to give the same opportunity to others. This group of […]

Boys We Like, Celebrities

Ashton Kutcher’s Advocacy For Child Trafficking Victims Is More Than Just A Celebrity “Getting Political”

Ashton Kutcher’s Advocacy For Child Trafficking Victims Is More Than Just A Celebrity “Getting Political”

For some, he will forever be known as Kelso from ‘That 70’s Show’, as well as his many other Hollywood activities such as marrying actress Demi Moore, before finally settling […]

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LA-Based Non-Profit Bringing The Healing Power Of Dance To Sex Trafficking Victims Around The World

LA-Based Non-Profit Bringing The Healing Power Of Dance To Sex Trafficking Victims Around The World

From the time it took you to read this sentence, a young girl vanished from her home. She could have been your sister, a niece, or a daughter. Yet, she […]

Girl on a Mission

Remember The Name Rangu Souriya. This Shero Has Saved Thousands Of Girls From Sex Trafficking In India

Remember The Name Rangu Souriya. This Shero Has Saved Thousands Of Girls From Sex Trafficking In India

Remember the name Rangu Souriya, for she is the type of Shero who deserves far more attention than others, especially in the media. Here’s the thing about serious topics like […]

Causes

Tattoo Artist Helps Former Sex Trafficking Victims Break Free From Their Past

Tattoo Artist Helps Former Sex Trafficking Victims Break Free From Their Past

According to statistics, human trafficking (often referred to as sex trafficking) generates $9.5 BILLION a year in the United States alone. The average age of entry into a life of […]