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- Violence Against Women
Until we are willing to have an honest conversation about the intersections of race, poverty, sexual abuse, and the shadow economy supported by undocumented immigrants, we will not make significant progress to help the true victims of human trafficking in the U.S.
I am excited to support the fight to end human trafficking in general, but I am most excited to work with students as they join the fight. College students are tenacious, passionate, and ready to change the world, and I am honored to walk alongside them as they lead us all toward a better, brighter future.
“The challenge of ending child labour remains formidable. A total of 152 million children – 64 million girls and 88 million boys – are in child labour globally, accounting for almost one in ten of all children worldwide.”
Across the world, domestic violence calls have spiked as the self-quarantine regulations put a strain on households, and experts are raising concerns for a continued increase in domestic violence.
72% of our victims in the last years report were American citizens. And so when I’m connecting this to the Covid-19 crisis, if you think about the vulnerability that makes someone take a risk of going someplace else, meeting someone they met online so that they can get a job, now how desperate are they going to be. It’s going to amplify their vulnerability.
Dr. Morgan is honored to join the Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to advocate for victims and encourage a victim-centered, trauma-informed approach to national anti-trafficking efforts.
Youth experiencing homelessness are in an especially vulnerable position to the fraudulent and coercive tactics of human traffickers. The health and safety risks of homelessness for men, women, and children alike are enough to necessitate immediate community action.