Welcome to Trafficking Matters: A Douglass Fellowship Podcast. In Episode 1, you'll hear from Douglass Fellows* Alicen Rodolph and Samantha Franks as they unpack myths and legends about human trafficking and how you can join the anti-trafficking movement.
If you or someone you know is currently in danger of human trafficking, you can view the national human trafficking hotline website here. You can reach the hotline by calling 1-888-373-7888 or texting 233733.
Here, you can learn more about the Human Trafficking Institute, the Federal Human Trafficking Report, and the Douglass Fellowship.
For the formal definition of human trafficking, you can look to the Palermo Protocol.
For more information about the harmfulness of QAnon conspiracy theories, you can read this New York Times article or this feature from Rolling Stone.
For the Seven Things you should know about trafficking, look here.
For the International Labor Organization’s breakdown of human trafficking numbers, look here.
For a breakdown of the gender, race, and age of trafficking victims, look here.
The Human Trafficking Hotline explains who is the most vulnerable to human trafficking, including notes on children without care from their biological families. The Hotline also explains what signs you should look for if you suspect human trafficking.
You can find the UK Modern Slavery Act here. You can read the 1910 International Convention for the Suppression of the White Slave Trade here.
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*Douglass Fellows are 3rd year law students who participate in a nine-month fellowship program with the Institute.