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Sadhbh Walshe: Modern-day slavery is a vicious cycle, with poor enforcement in the US and EU. If it takes the Oscars to wake us up, so be it
In the wake of the Oscar picture win for “12 Years a Slave,” exhibitors are clamoring to book the film in theaters even though it hits homevid shelves Tuesday. As of mid-afternoon on Monday, the Fo…
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For the 4 billion people of the world’s poor who live “far from the law’s protection,” violence is an everyday threat. But their everyday can change.
From Bill Clinton, to Madeline Albright to Tim Keller to Kathy Lee Gifford, The Locust Effect is getting rave reviews. Find out why at http://www.thelocusteffect.com.
‘12 Years A Slave’ won the best picture honor at the 86th Academy Awards ceremony
Every year white people add 100 years to how long ago slavery was. I’ve heard educated white people say, ‘slavery was 400 years ago.’ No it very wasn’t. It was 140 years ago…that’s two 70-year-old ladies living and dying back to back. That’s how recently you could buy a guy.
With Presidents Day last week, some conservative pundits deemed it prudent to reevaluate the legacy of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. As you might expect, this resulted in the spewing of a lot of truly asinine ideas.
Malika Saada Saar is special counsel on human rights at the Raben Group and director of the Human Rights Project for Girls. Would you call Tami a child prostitute?
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A narrative has emerged over the last several years that women and girls are being forced into commercial sex at the Super Bowl in unprecedented numbers. The idea has recently received an increase in media attention again this year. However, there is not a lot of evidence linking the Super Bowl to such a significant rise in sex trafficking.
Human trafficking is a multi-billion dollar industry where perpetrators profit from the control and exploitation of others. While it can be found during the Super Bowl, it can also be found at motorcycle rallies in South Dakota, in the fields of Florida, in gangs in California, and in brothels in Washington, D.C. It’s modern slavery, and it affects every corner of the country.
- Vulnerable people are trafficked in the sex trade and labor industry every day in America.
- In 2013, the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) hotline received multiple reports of human trafficking cases in all 50 states and D.C. Read more 2013 hotline statistics here.
'It is important to know that there isn't much evidence linking the Super Bowl to a major rise in trafficking.' Instead of spotlighting the Super Bowl, efforts should be spent on focusing on big-picture solutions 365 days a year.