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Recent Study By The Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

A recent study was done by the Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (IDVSA) at The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work on the realities of trafficking in the state of Texas.  The numbers they discovered are staggering! We hear about trafficking, we know it’s a problem but we haven’t had data …

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Spotlight on Nigeria

In the world of sports, you envision most people cheering on their favorite team dressed in their appropriate sporting attire.  You imagine the smiles and cheers when the team is doing well and the hope from others when their team is falling behind.  What you don’t envision is children, innocent children, being taken from their country to …

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“Everything Is Bigger in Texas…Including Human and Sex Trafficking.”

When you hear “everything is bigger in Texas,” I bet you’re thinking about those perfect Friday Night Lights.  Quite possibly your mind drifts to how large the state is geographically, big trucks taking up the highways, and the convenience of wider highway lanes.  I can tell what you’re not thinking about – how large of …

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What Does Domestic Violence Have To Do With Human Trafficking?

What exactly is Domestic Violence? You’ve probably been educated on what domestic violence is and how much damage it can do to an individual, family and relationships as a whole. However, you probably haven’t thought much on the relationship between domestic violence and human trafficking. To refresh your knowledge on domestic violence, let’s first define …

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Trickery of Treats

Halloween is full of so many fun things: Ghosts, goblins, witches, costumes, pumpkins,pumpkin patches and apple cider, and candy. However, how fun is candy when the cocoa’s origins are quite the opposite. In a season where “around 90 percent of Americans buy candy,spending $2.6 billion (Amadeo, 2018),” it’s no wonder the demand perpetuates the less …

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