Mariah is the Program Manager of End Slavery Now. Currently living in Cincinnati, Ohio, she graduated from the University of Cincinnati's DAAP program with a degree in Digital Design.
Her storytelling perfectly captured how blurry and confusing the lines can get for people when it comes to sex trafficking.
While talking about the inner workings of a trafficking case, she brought up that it is incredibly difficult to get a trafficking conviction; so, most prosecutors will avoid it. This challenge has major implications for the victims.
They bribe and intimidate the police. It is very dangerous to speak out against them. I’ve been attacked and threatened so many times that I no longer fear death.
This month, we're spotlighting goods made using bonded labor and offer fair trade alternatives.
Why is human trafficking happening? And more frequently asked questions.
One of the most common requests and updates I get are for documentaries to raise awareness about sex trafficking. I know these documentaries are being made for the right reasons but I also feel that people do not know how many of these documentaries already exist.
|Domestic Servitude||Sex Trafficking|
|Bonded Labor||Forced Labor|
|Child Labor||Forced Marriage|
|Empowerment||Slave Free Lifestyle|
|Business||Women & Girls|
|Modern Slave Narratives|