Long Island Trafficking Crisis

Long Island is suffering under a trafficking crisis for years. They are under the top 20 impacted states across the country. The trafficking – both for labor and for sex – is taking place in the nice, clean neighborhoods with good schools and well-known...

It´s Super Bowl Time

It´s Super Bowl time! One of the biggest sports events of the year is happening next month. The excitement has already gripped the fans and news and articles fuel the hype. The Super Bowl, the time of year to gather around a large screen and watch the games with...

Christmas song spreads awareness

What is your favorite Christmas song? Maybe “Christmas with you” will turn out to be your next favorite song for the season. It is a catchy song, one to enjoy when listening and sing along. But the message it delivers is not a happy one. Students and staff...

Youth homelessness and trafficking

According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, there are 1.6 million runaway children each year and many of them are at risk to get exploited and trafficked. Most of these kids do not come from stable family homes, of course not, having a loving...

Our choices matter!

A cab driver in the UK saved a woman from being sex trafficked. Tahir Mehmood, a cab driver since 2004, got called by a man, 26-years old, and picked up a woman he was supposed to drive to a specific location in town. Mr. Mehmood got alerted when he realized, she...

Seattle Against Slavery

Beyond Freedom got the chance to talk to Seattle Against Slavery about their work to fight slavery and especially sex slavery in Seattle. What is Seattle Against Slavery? It is a grassroots coalition working with local and national non-government and also government...

How to get a Rape Kit

What is a Rape Kit? A Rape Kit means that you have the tools to collect DNA evidence in case you were raped. Usually, the DNA evidence is collected at a crime scene and during the medical examination of the victim. But what if you decide not to report the crime...

Trafficking in Germany

The USA is not the only country struggling to end human trafficking. Although Germany got praised for the efforts the country is putting into dealing with sex trafficking, it is also far behind when it comes to solving the issue. One problem is that the different...

The Problem with FOSTA/SESTA

A huge amount of sex trades takes place online, or rather, took place. Websites like Craiglist and Backpage got shut down last year thanks to a Bill named FOSTA/SESTA. With online pages that allow advertising sex buying a human being for sex, even underage people was...