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.

Tribal Leaders Gather to End Sex Trafficking

Synopsis: The Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women summit was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Tribal communities and organizations came together to discuss issues of sex trafficking and how Tribal Nations can work together to put an end to sex trafficking. Click here for KOB4's coverage of the summit

Victims of Assault Shared Their Stories

Synopsis: A “Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking Event” held at Mesa College in San Diego brought together representatives from local organizations to share with students about their work to support trafficking survivors. Southern Indian Health Council, Immaculate Heart, and Center of Community Solutions were among the organizations represented. Click here for more about the event

Round Table Reveals What It’s Like to be a Transgender Sex Worker

Synopsis: As part of Sex Work Education Week at the University of New Mexico, the LGBTQ Resource Center hosted a round table discussion on sex work. The panelists highlighted the difference between sex work and sex trafficking as well as exposed the particular issues facing transgender women sex workers. Click here for full story

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