When Ascension’s St. Joseph Hospital in Milwaukee announced it would cut back services in 2018, residents of the surrounding Sherman Park area balked. The predominantly black, low-income neighborhood already faced its share of challenges. Nearly…
Across the United States, physicians, gynecologists, and family doctors report being asked to perform, or performing, “virginity tests.”
Ramona shares her story of recovery and escape from a past of violence and drug addiction in south Kensington, Philadelphia.
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As job seekers are flooding into the service industry, they’re being met with low pay, few benefits and no raises as they age and gain more expertise.
Listen to the podcast here. It might be pushing it to call the Trump administration’s family separation policy a cause of the national rise in the sexual trafficking of children, but there is evidence to…
After a breakup, litigation is often a way for harassers to force their victims to keep seeing them.
The U.S. government has just released a highly anticipated human rights report that whitewashes the effects of its own policies.
In Miami, a program designed for trafficked foster youth is showing promise.
Dad was speeding down I-95 past the Philadelphia Airport, his heavily pregnant wife moaning in the SUV. The drive was too far; the traffic too congested. Eventually, he pulled over and with the help of…
Listen to the episode here. See Jenna’s article at the 4:11 mark. The Trump administration is cracking down on key protections for victims of human trafficking, an international crisis impacting 40 million victims. MSNBC Chief…
Judge Maria Sampedro-Iglesias established the GRACE Court, one of the first trauma-informed courts for juvenile survivors of human trafficking.
Human trafficking is deeply misunderstood, and misconceptions allow traffickers to operate unnoticed—and often in plain sight.
More than 200 cases of sex or labor trafficking have been reported from Alabama to the national trafficking hotline since 2015.
As awareness and understanding around human trafficking grows, so do its myths, filtered and fertilized through social media and misunderstandings.
Trump’s Administration has not only mischaracterized the issue of trafficking in America but also recently introduced changes that have made the situation worse for victims.
While a woman’s right to pump her breast milk is legally protected in the United States, the privilege doesn’t extend to incarcerated moms.
There are so many of barriers facing women in below-poverty-line neighborhoods, but one that is rarely talked about is the pervasive sexual harassment.
Washington failed at the most promising path toward stability in Afghanistan: keeping the country’s women alive.