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Why We Don’t Use Stories of Pity

The Freedom Story began as an organization from a documentary in which a young girl who was at-risk shared some of her story – she

Awareness v. Prevention

Awareness raising is a necessary, but insufficient component of real trafficking prevention. Raising awareness that trafficking exists, how it happens, and how you can protect

Dispelling Myths About Aftercare

The most common media narrative about trafficking looks something like: trafficked ⇒ rescued ⇒ saved ⇒ happily ever after. Unfortunately, for many who have been

Trafficking and Addiction

The nexus between human trafficking and addiction is one we’ve touched on tangentially, but it’s worth taking a more intentional look. Drug addiction threads itself