Aftercare


July 11, 2019 End Slavery Now Opinion

Words (Still) Matter: There is (Still) No Such Thing as a "Child Prostitute"

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein's arrest on human trafficking charges has brought this issue back into the spotlight. It is important to make sure that when discussing this case the media and private citizens use words respectful of what his alleged victims went through.

February 23, 2016 Laura Benrey Opinion

Restoring Basic Rights of Children Demobilized from the Conflict in Colombia

Read about the importance of aftercare services and the promotion of children's rights in the reintegration process.

January 22, 2016 Mariah Long Video

When She Chose Color

What is your favorite story of transformation?

January 04, 2016 Cazzie Reyes Photos

Freedom from Slave Fishing Ships

Meet the people on the ground who stop abuses in the Thai fishing industry through advocacy, rescue and aftercare.

November 22, 2015 Cazzie Reyes Story

Restavek Freedom in Haiti - Rose

“In 2010, you know the earthquake [happened]. And my mom was dead."

September 22, 2015 Mariah Long Opinion

Challenges of Running an Aftercare Shelter

She once threatened a trafficker trying to gain information about the women inside her shelter. Monica charged, "I know where I am going when I die; hell is going to eat you alive." Yes. That happened.

September 10, 2015 Cazzie Reyes Story

She was Forced to Work Making Electronics

At that time, I discovered all the papers were fake, so I couldn’t use those documents to get help.

August 18, 2015 Cazzie Reyes Story

ESN Dispatch Sound Bites: Day One in Thailand

“They would pour hot water on us.”

June 29, 2015 Mariah Long Video

Brook Bello - Survivor to Champion

Hear about the conditions and processes that perpetuate cycles of exploitation.

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October 09, 2020 End Slavery Now 4965

More Harm Than Good: Online Rumors and the Fight Against Modern-Day Enslavement

During the summer of 2020 rumors about human trafficking spread on social media like wildfire. They implicated celebrities like Tom Hanks and Ellen DeGeneres, as well as the online home-goods retailer Wayfair. These rumors are unfounded.

October 21, 2020 Earl Lewis 4965

Ending the Third Slavery

In 2016, Dr. Earl Lewis convened a meeting on slavery among 40 principle collaborators—scholars, organizations, and instiutions—at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Out of this meeting came the "Slavery and Its Aftermath" initiative at the Center for Social Solutions. This project aims to tackle America’s original sin—slavery.