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January 31, 2022 End Slavery Now Spotlight

The Relationship Between Porn and Human Trafficking

Some people may believe that the porn they watch online is two consenting adults performing consensual sexual activities–but that’s less true than most people believe.

January 10, 2022 End Slavery Now Spotlight

Trafficking is a Hidden Crime

Human Trafficking is a hidden crime. What do we mean by that?

January 08, 2021 Tifany Boyles Spotlight

A Case Study On Sex Trafficking Prevention

In this article with End Slavery Now, the case is made that prevention is the forgotten “P” in the anti-human trafficking agenda.[1] To shift that narrative, End Slavery Now published the first article (Arming Women in the Quest to Prevent Trafficking).[2] of a two-part case study last year to follow a pilot program on human trafficking prevention. This is article two of that series with a year of reflection and an abundance of lessons learned to share.

October 21, 2020 Earl Lewis Spotlight

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.

October 09, 2020 End Slavery Now Spotlight

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.

November 20, 2019 End Slavery Now Spotlight

End Slavery Now Honors Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today is a day to honor those whose lives were lost due to anti-transgender violence. The fact that many transgender and gender-nonconforming people are forced to turn to sex work to survive makes them particularly vulnerable to trafficking, assault, and other tragedies.

November 09, 2019 End Slavery Now Spotlight

The 30th Anniversary of the Mauritanian Genocide

On November 25 2019 at 4PM, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will be hosting an event in honor of victims of enslavement and murder in the northwest African country of Mauritania. It will feature speakers, activists, and advocates.

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