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Ian Urbina & The Outlaw Ocean | Human Trafficking at Sea

Photo Credit: Hannah Reyes Morales

Throughout the summer, The Exodus Road is highlighting some of the most urgent human trafficking issues playing out in the regions where we...

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The Devadasi: Female Slaves in Modern India

According to Reuters, an estimated 20 million commercial prostitutes are living in India, and 16 million of them are female victims of sex trafficking.1 This overwhelming...

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The Story of a Survivor of Child Sex Trafficking

Kelly Dore is the Director of the National Human Trafficking Survivor Coalition and Legislative Liaison for United Against Slavery. In that capacity, she has become a powerful...

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Familial Sex Trafficking: A Crime Against Children Hiding in Plain Sight

Human trafficking has been identified in all 50 U.S. states.1 The majority of the time, this crime isn’t being carried out by wanted criminals or strangers passing through town...

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13 Myths About Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the most misunderstood social justice issues of our time. It is highly complex and often difficult to measure or identify. Additionally, human...

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Cybersex Trafficking: Grooming & Exploitation Online

Cybersex trafficking is the exploitation of a person through the internet via webcam, photos, videos, or other digital media. Like sex trafficking, the victim is forced to...

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Human Trafficking and U.S. Immigration: A Dark Connection

We hear news about immigration almost daily in the United States. Unfortunately, human trafficking is one of its dangerous and all-too-common byproducts. In this post, we hope...

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St. Bakhita Day: Honoring a Slave Turned Saint & Recognizing Global Slavery

The following interview was conducted by TER’s Vice President of Communications, Amy Roth Sandrolini. She asked her old friend, Sr. Eugenia Bonetti, a Roman Catholic nun,...

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Until She Is Free (Part 4: The Donor)

Ding.

My eyes dart from the computer screen to my phone on the far corner of my desk. It won’t hurt to check it quickly. I’m at a stand-still with these reports anyway.

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