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It Takes All of Us: Everyday Actions We Can Take to Combat Human Trafficking

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It Takes All of Us: Everyday Actions We Can Take to Combat Human Trafficking

(Photo by Paula Watts Photography)   What could I possibly do to cultivate more awareness to human trafficking? Can I actually make a impact in such an overwhelming crisis?   The concept of ending the multifaceted and complex problem that is human trafficking can be overwhelming. Sometimes it is hard to conceptualize how one person can make a difference. We know that to create systemic, long term change, it takes all of us-- a unified force--choosing to do one thing differently every day. When we all work together, even our small actions have collective power. Today, we have a guide on how...

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The Controversial FOSTA-SESTA Bill and Why We Need it

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The Controversial FOSTA-SESTA Bill and Why We Need it

(Image by Volkan Olmez)   On April 11, 2018, President Trump signed into law the long awaited and fought for FOSTA-SESTA bills, which amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. From now on, any websites that aids the facilitation of online commercial sex trafficking will be held accountable. This, certainly, is a win for our nation’s history. However, when I took to the internet for a victory lap, I was surprised by the onslaught of criticism and lack of empathy for the many victims that, at last were being recognized. There has been countless cries for the rights of...

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