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Causes & Effects of Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is a global, complex, and heartbreaking issue. For approximately 40 million people, it’s not some obscure, disconnected concept that’s hard to comprehend;...

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1,000 Survivors of Human Trafficking Are Free

 

The Exodus Road celebrated a significant organizational milestone this month: 1,000 rescues. 1,000 men, women, boys, and girls who were trapped in human trafficking have...

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Does Slavery Exist in America Today?

Slavery? In "the land of the free and home of the brave"? Could it be? The answer is simple: yes. In fact, the estimated number of people living in conditions of modern slavery...

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14-Year-Old Girl Rescued Twice in 3 Months

Kamini*, a young girl from rural India, was first rescued in February of 2018, along with three others. She was left in the hands of the local Child Welfare Committee (CWC).

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Activism VS Slacktivism

One of the most frequently asked questions that many nonprofit organizations receive is, "How can I help the cause other than donating money?" We know there are many people who...

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Surviving a Close Encounter with Human Trafficking

The issue of human trafficking is close to home for some of us here at The Exodus Road. The following story was taken from an interview with a staff member and one of their...

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What is Fair Trade, and How do I Make the Switch?

Fair trade is a movement that set out to value freedom and dignity higher than cost and convenience in the global marketplace. Fair trade seeks to help producers, craftsmen,...

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How to Understand Human Trafficking

Read this sentence and see how it makes you feel: There are millions of victims of human trafficking in the world right now.

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Bollywood Actresses Lured into Sex Trafficking with Modeling Job

Are young models and actresses targets for sex trafficking? Oftentimes, that answer is yes, both in the United States and abroad.

Lina* and Charmi* thought they had landed a...

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