Minnesota Anti-Trafficking Model Inspires Federal Legislation

Minnesota passed the Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Youth Act in 2011, laying the groundwork for a victim-centered response to sexually exploited children and those at risk of sexual exploitation. The Advocates for Human Rights knew when we drafted the Safe Harbor Act that it marked a sea change in how sexually exploited youth are … Continue reading Minnesota Anti-Trafficking Model Inspires Federal Legislation

Modern-Day Slavery: Human Trafficking

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Human trafficking, including sex trafficking, is modern-day slavery, and now is the perfect time to address, speak out, and change attitudes and legislation surrounding human trafficking. The dialogue around sex trafficking is radically changing. In 2011 The Advocates led the effort to gain passage in the … Continue reading Modern-Day Slavery: Human Trafficking