human trafficking

September 13, 2019
An elderly woman wiping away tears under her glasses, the image is in black and white and it seems that she is deeply sad.

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
A person places their hand upon a glass window, the rain and condensation blurs the person out of view, but they appear to be sad or deep in thought.

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
A close up of a persons eyes filled with tears, their face is covered underneath their eyes by a white cloth.

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
A black and white photograph of a woman crying holding her arm over her chest in a protective fashion.

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 […]