sex trafficking

Global Rights for Women NOW

A powerful and inspiring gathering in solidarity to end violence against women and girls Covid-19 has exacerbated the problem of

  • 10/02/2020

Dancing My Body’s Truths

I am still the process of discovering what love looks like for me. As a woman, I was told what love was supposed to look and feel like, without any input from my own spirit and body.

  • 04/24/2020

Columbus and Sex Trafficking

In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue” is the beginning of a poem children have been taught for generations about

  • 10/27/2019

Great American Outpost

Excerpt from “Great American Outpost: Dreamers, Mavericks, and the Making of an Oil Frontier,” by Maya Rao I only had

  • 07/01/2018

Jessica Melnik: On a Mission

“It is aimed at getting rid of the demand as well,” Melnik says. “Sex trafficking isn’t going to stop [even] if all the women in the world say we don’t want it anymore.”

  • 04/01/2018

Commentary: Sex-Based Offenses

Terms and definitions of gender-based abusive behavior

  • 02/01/2018

Making the Invisible Visible: Sex Trafficking Victims

Karen*, at 14, had made her suburban Minnesota high school’s dance line when a man reached out with a Facebook Instant Message,

  • 02/01/2018

Take Action: Steps to Decrease Sex Trafficking

It has become widely known that the Super Bowl, which will be hosted in Minneapolis Feb. 4, drives up sex

  • 01/01/2018

Convicting Traffickers

Two women prosecutors in Ramsey County fight for women and girls

  • 07/01/2017

2015 Changemakers: Panyia Vang, Linda Miller & Sia Her

Sia Her, Panyia Vang and Linda MillerPhotograph by Mary Turck “I am hopeful that some day, some time, there will

  • 12/01/2015

Leaving ‘the life’

Terry Forliti says that he stole her self worth. An employer raped her when she was 15 years old -at

  • 11/01/2015

2014 Changemakers: Alexandra Pierce and Lauren Martin

Sex trafficking operations employ systematic psychological, physical and sexual brutality to develop a ‘product,’ which is girls to sell.

  • 12/02/2014