Sex Trafficking


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 15, 2019 Celia Williamson Story

"A Seat at the Table"

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.

October 30, 2019 Celia Williamson Opinion

400 Years of Slavery and the Lash of the Whip Can Still be Felt

Fighting modern-day enslavement is a full time job. Learn more from Dr. Celia Williamson, the host of "Emancipation Nation."

July 11, 2019 End Slavery Now Opinion

Words (Still) Matter: There is (Still) No Such Thing as a "Child Prostitute"

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.

March 26, 2019 Tifany Boyles Spotlight

SEX-TRAFFICKING PREVENTION – THE FORGOTTEN "P"

Many anti-trafficking organizations try to fight modern day enslavement using the three "Ps:" Prosecution, Protection, and Prevention. How can we prevent modern day enslavement from happening?

December 01, 2018 End Slavery Now Story

You Can’t Get AIDS From A Hug: Why We Honor World AIDS Day

December 1 is World AIDS Day. Today is the day we honor those who have passed on from HIV/AIDS, support those who are living with it, and renew our commitment to finding a cure or vaccine in our lifetimes. It is also a good day to remember that those most vulnerable to modern day enslavement are also at risk for HIV infection.

December 28, 2017 Dorchen Leidholdt Spotlight

The New Abolitionists

America has a new generation of 21st century abolitionists, women and men committed to ending human trafficking here in our country and everywhere. This gallery of portraits celebrates New Abolitionists and their determination to end slavery once and for all in our lifetimes.

June 30, 2016 Mariah Long Opinion

Why Do They Get Away With It

When she looked at the three of us and asked “but how can they get away with it?” I felt so much guilt rush over me.

June 23, 2016 Tony Sinkewich Opinion

A Look At Trafficking in a MidWestern State

The reality is that human trafficking has been reported in all 50 states in the U.S., so no matter where you live in this country, you are in close proximity to somebody held captive in the land of the free.

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.

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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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"A Seat at the Table"

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.