January 08, 2021 Tifany Boyles Spotlight
In this article with End Slavery Now, the case is made that prevention is the forgotten “P” in the anti-human trafficking agenda. To shift that narrative, End Slavery Now published the first article (Arming Women in the Quest to Prevent Trafficking). 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
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
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
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 15, 2019 Celia Williamson Story
Dr. Celia Williamson's book is an inspiring blueprint for any modern-day abolitionist. It is the true story of an African American girl born in a poor neighborhood in Toledo, OH who grew up to become an internationally renowned academic and anti-trafficking activist.
November 09, 2019 End Slavery Now Spotlight
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.
October 30, 2019 Celia Williamson Opinion
Fighting modern-day enslavement is a full time job. Learn more from Dr. Celia Williamson, the host of "Emancipation Nation."
August 27, 2019 Harold D'Souza Spotlight
Read the account of Harold D'Souza, a survivor of forced labor and debt bondage.
August 16, 2019 Tifany Boyles Spotlight
The first of a multi-part case study on sex trafficking prevention.
July 11, 2019 End Slavery Now Opinion
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.