Sex Trafficking in Indian Country Update


A project blog dedicated to providing a central location for the latest media, news articles, training information, funding and policy updates related to sex trafficking in Indian country.

"Tribe takes proactive approach to trafficking"

Synopsis: Article that focuses on a conference held on the Yankton Ihanktowan Dakota Reservation. This conference brought community representatives together to discuss the problem of sex trafficking and to learn of the work being done to address the problem in South Dakota. Click here to access the original article.

" ‘My Body Is Not for Sale’: Fashion Fights Sex-Trafficking"

Synopsis: "The Clothed in Strength, Honor and Beauty Conference on Human Trafficking and Fashion Show in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in September included presentations, workshops and panel discussions aimed at educating youth about the dangers of sex trafficking (including how traffickers use the internet to lure victims), as well as providing tips and guidance about safely entering the fashion industry as a model or designer." Click here to access the original article.

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