Tribe Against Trafficking

Last week, student organizers at the College of William and Mary organized Tribe Against Trafficking, a week-long series of events devoted to ending sex trafficking. With panel discussions, the event is raising awareness and helping students not only to see that, it...

Under Trump Human Trafficking Got Worse

About two months back President Trump declared his government would use “every resource we have to confront” the threat of human trafficking and support victims and survivors. Quite the opposite happened though. In the past victims of trafficking, who were not born in...

Tattoos Can Be A Warning Sign

Farmers brand their cattle. Traffickers brand their property. Common tattoos are barcodes or the initials of the trafficker or pimp. Of course, not all women who have a barcode tattooed are victims of human trafficking. There is a lot more it needs to identity a women...

Sex Trafficking Survivors’ Ink

Women are not property, but some are marked as such. Victims of human trafficking carry these markings, scars, tattoos, long after they regained their freedom. Seeing these markings every day when looking at oneself, is a psychological trap, a chain that binds to the...