This month, two women in Springfield, Massachusetts, pled guilty to participating in a conspiracy to traffic a “stable” of women addicted to heroin. The victims were recruited from the women’s jail in nearby Chicopee and paid in heroin. This is only one of dozens of stories you might find in recent news. The regular and […]
Siddharth Kara / 2010 Every year, hundreds of thousands of women and children are abducted, deceived, seduced, or sold into forced prostitution, coerced to service hundreds if not thousands of men before being discarded.
Holly Austin Smith / 2014 Today, two cultural forces are converging to make America’s youth easy targets for sex traffickers.
Yvonne C. Zimmerman / 2012 Human trafficking has captured worldwide attention as a crucial moral and political issue, but perhaps nowhere more than in the United States.
Sunil Rao / 2013 A majority of the existing literature on human trafficking is based on the Trafficking Protocol (2000), and provides limited historical analysis of the preceding law on the subject.
Rachel Lloyd / 2012 Powerfully raw, deeply moving, and utterly authentic. Rachel Lloyd has turned a personal atrocity into triumph and is nothing less than a true hero.
Kevin Bales & Ron Soodalter / 2010 In this riveting book, the authors and authorities on modern day slavery expose the disturbing phenomenon of human trafficking and slavery that exists now in the United States.
Sibel Hodge / 2011 My name is Elena and I used to be a human being. Now I am a sex slave. If you are reading this diary then I am either dead or I have managed to escape…
Victor Malarek / 2011 Each year, more than 800,000 women and children are lured, tricked, or forced into prostitution to meet an apparently insatiable demand, joining an estimated 10 million women already ensnared in the $20 billion worldwide sex trade.
James A. Levine / 2010 An unforgettable, deeply affecting debut novel, The Blue Notebook tells the story of Batuk, a precocious fifteen-year-old girl from rural India who is sold into sexual slavery by her father.