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Human Trafficking Survivors Share 5 Ways To Help End Practice

A new report is ensuring human trafficking survivors’ voices are heard. On Tuesday, the U.S. government released its first-ever report on human trafficking written by survivors. In the document, 11 survivors of sex and labor trafficking, who were appointed by President Obama to the first U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking in 2015, provide recommendations on how to improve federal trafficking policies ? ranging from legislation to public awareness campaigns to victims’ services.
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