After a breakup, litigation is often a way for harassers to force their victims to keep seeing them.
Trump’s Human Trafficking Record Is Fake News
The U.S. government has just released a highly anticipated human rights report that whitewashes the effects of its own policies.
Homes to Heal Trafficked Children
In Miami, a program designed for trafficked foster youth is showing promise.
Maternity Care Crisis (Averted?)
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…
Trump Exposed for Undercutting Trafficking Victim Protections
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…
How a Miami Judge Pioneered a New Way of Handling Minor Human Trafficking Cases
Judge Maria Sampedro-Iglesias established the GRACE Court, one of the first trauma-informed courts for juvenile survivors of human trafficking.
‘The Ones Nobody Misses’: Scope of Human Trafficking in Alabama Wider than Reported, Experts Say
Human trafficking is deeply misunderstood, and misconceptions allow traffickers to operate unnoticed—and often in plain sight.
Claira’s story: A ‘Broken, Normal’ Woman Preyed Upon by ‘Life’
More than 200 cases of sex or labor trafficking have been reported from Alabama to the national trafficking hotline since 2015.
Do Traffickers Kidnap Their Victims? The Myths and Realities of Human Trafficking
As awareness and understanding around human trafficking grows, so do its myths, filtered and fertilized through social media and misunderstandings.
Trump’s Anti-Trafficking Argument for a Border Wall
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.
Staying Connected: Moms Who Pump in Prison
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.
When Will #MeToo Reach Places Like North Philly?
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.
America Never Gave Afghan Women a Chance
Washington failed at the most promising path toward stability in Afghanistan: keeping the country’s women alive.
A Long Women’s March through Congress
It was a year of quiet, but major, progress for women’s issues in the U.S. government—and 2019 promises even more.
The War on Drugs Failed. It’s Time for a War on Abuse.
It's time to reallocate law enforcement and judicial resources to fighting domestic and partner abuse, journalists Natalie Schreyer and Jessica Klein write.
Trapped At the Border? Hope for a Female Judge
If you’re a migrant seeking asylum in the United States, hope for a female judge. According to an analysis of data from Syracuse University, which collected outcomes from asylum decisions made by 293 immigration judges…
In 1977, the public school system of Tyler, Texas, a small city 100 miles southeast of Dallas, began expelling students who couldn’t prove they were in the United States legally. The state had passed a law cutting…
At the Texas-Mexico Border, Her Son Begged Not to be Taken. They Took Him Anyway.
‘I Felt My Heart Being Taken Away From Me,’ Says His Mother Valquiria had never spent a day apart from her 7-year-old son, B, until March, when U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) whisked the…