We Lost a Warrior for Survivors

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“The beauty of survivors is their capacity to show empathy and sympathy as they heal in a safe holistically sustainable group of mentors/family. They are our treasures.” – Alexander Villarreal

#72: Men Bike Cross-Country to End Sex Trafficking

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These three men are biking across the U.S. to help stop human trafficking.

Running Against Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking is a horrible crime. Rick Matz’ home state of Michigan is the 2nd worst in the country after Nevada (Las Vegas).

Buying Ivory Trinkets Causes Extinction And Funds Terrorism

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Trading in endangered species is the fourth largest illegal business in the world, behind drugs, weapons and human trafficking. Stop buying these products now.

Progress in Pittsburgh

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Lessons from the 2014 National Sexual Assault Conference

It Happens to Boys, Too

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Anna Smith, Executive Director & Co-Founder of Restore One explains commercial sexual exploitation happens to boys, too.

What About the Boys?

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Human trafficking is as an issue that happens to both genders. Boys are just as affected by human trafficking and require the same attention as females.

Why #BringBackOurGirls Still Matters

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Hashtags come and go, writes Shaky Shergill, but the deeper problems remain.

Human Trafficking Supplies a Demand

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There are 2.4 million people trafficked worldwide, 17,500 into the U.S.A. Every year. The hearts of men must change if we are to end human trafficking.

Bad Jokes and Predator Psyche

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Nannette Ricaforte on the importance of understanding the links between child pornography and human trafficking.

Metres Away From the World Cup, 9-Year-Old Prostitutes are Looking For Work

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There’s a dark side to the 2014 World Cup. And then there’s this.

From MMA Fighter to Poet and Social Justice Advocate

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Cameron Conaway talks about going from mixed martial arts to poetry and social justice, and shares key lessons about manhood that he learned along the way.

Unspoken Assumptions: When Men are the Dead

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The death toll at the Turkey mine disaster has now reached 232, and “hopes are diminishing” for the many others still trapped. Women aren’t mentioned, so we can assume the dead are men.

Cambodian Champion of Children’s Rights

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Spotlight on Mr. Thy, Executive Director of the Cambodian Center for Children’s Rights

If Mindy Kaling REALLY Was a Human Trafficker

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Mindy Kaling jokingly referred to herself as a “human trafficker” of “handsome men” on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Do I take offense to that? You’re damn right I do.

It’s Not Enough to Raise Awareness. Be Part of the Solution

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Nannette Ricaforte asks how she can be part of the solution to end modern slavery.