Posts bySabrina Berndt

Where Education is Lacking on Sex Trafficking, Nonprofits are stepping in

By Sabrina Berndt and Paige Moose Sex trafficking is an issue seen in every age group, from elementary ages to the late 20s. Education and awareness are the first steps to reducing worldwide trafficking levels, but to properly educate, officials need to consider every age groups’ unique situations and circumstances. Sex trafficking is effectively modern-day

Trafficking victims’ lifespan reduced to 7 years after becoming enslaved

Advertisements for sex trafficking in newspapers and online websites like help support a dangerous occupation that leaves victims with an average of seven years to live. Sex trafficking victims, especially children, are forced into the industry and terrible living conditions for others’ profit. According to a study done by Polaris, founder of the National

Advertising for Sex Trafficking: Subtle, and All Around Us

Human traffickers use inconspicuous methods of advertising their business to gain customers. To combat their efforts, North Carolina activist groups and police forces have increased human trafficking awareness campaigns. As of June, there were 473 calls and 118 human trafficking cases reported in North Carolina, according to statistics from the National Human Trafficking Hotline, founded