Awareness


June 16, 2016 Mariah Long Opinion

Let's Talk About Sex Trafficking Documentaries

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.

June 02, 2016 Mariah Long Opinion

Why You Can’t Take a Picture of Human Trafficking

The reason you can’t take a picture of slavery today is because it is dependent on the narrative. If you don’t know why someone is working, you will not be able to know if they’re enslaved or not.

May 19, 2016 Brooke Hathaway Video

The Myth of Abduction

The stereotype has been influenced by the movie Taken, which brought awareness to the issue of sex trafficking but also left people thinking that trafficking is white women bring kidnapped and sold to the highest bidder.

December 03, 2015 Mariah Long Opinion

How a Twitter Story Made You Aware of Sex Trafficking

Her storytelling perfectly captured how blurry and confusing the lines can get for people when it comes to sex trafficking.

December 02, 2015 Caleb Benadum Opinion

Human Trafficking, Refugees and Displaced Persons: What Terms to Use

In the last nine months, the press has put some miles on the word “refugee.”

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