human trafficking

September 13, 2019
Intergenerational Trauma and PTSD

Enduring Legacies: The Causes and Consequences of Intergenerational Trauma

Trauma has the power to derail lives. People who develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying or life-threatening event may experience chronic […]
August 22, 2019
Pensacola, Florida Human Trafficking

Right Here, Right Now: Human Traffickers Exploit Women, Men, and Children in Our Own Backyards

Florida, with its warm climate and beautiful beaches, is the second-most visited state in the U.S., according to worldatlas.com. But the Sunshine State has a darker […]
August 12, 2019
Jeffrey Epstein Mug Shot

Sexual Predator Jeffrey Epstein and the Power of Privilege

Sex trafficking takes place in the seediest of motel rooms and in the most extravagant mansions of the rich and famous. Traffickers come from a diverse […]
August 2, 2019
Human Trafficking Trauma and PTSD

Walking Through a Field of Landmines: Survivors of Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking Struggle to Negotiate Trauma Triggers

A woman is raped when she is seventeen. Twenty years later, she smells the cologne her rapist wore the night of the attack on the person […]
July 31, 2019
Mental Trauma of Human Trafficking and Sexual Abuse

No Escape: The Enduring Effects of Trauma on the Emotional Health of Human Trafficking Survivors

Human traffickers use force, fraud or coercion to trap their victims into lives of labor or sexual servitude. In order to maintain control, traffickers subject their […]