The June 2019 arrest of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein has brought the issue of human trafficking into the news again. It is a good time to talk about how to refer to the victims and survivors of this evil.
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In eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Heartland Alliance International programs operate in both comprehensive health and social justice to empower the lives and improve the livelihoods of vulnerable individuals. Projects are as follows: Rights Initiative to Enhance Worker Rights in the Kivus (RITEWORK), Mental Health Services in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Sikia Program: Capacity Building for Mental Health Providers Serving Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence.
Heartland Alliance advances the human rights and responds to the human needs of endangered populations—particularly the poor, the isolated and the displaced—through the provision of comprehensive and respectful services and the promotion of permanent solutions leading to a more just global society.