This episode contains graphic descriptions and explicit content. Women were recruited, coerced, and abducted on a mass scale, to be systematically raped by soldiers and officers, by order of the Japanese military during World War II. Seth Daire and JJ Janflone shine light on the horrific abuse these women experienced.
Category: Sex Trafficking
SPOILERS. Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale is based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian novel. Seth Daire and JJ Janflone explain the context of the story, then discuss the similarities with American antebellum slavery, how the story conveys agency and oppression, and why it’s an example of slavery rather than trafficking. Sources:
North Korean citizens are trafficked to other countries. JJ Janflone and Seth Daire discuss how North Korean women are forced into marriage in China and how North Korean men have been forced to do labor in Russia. JJ also gives some context on how North Korea relates to China and
Ashton Kutcher of Thorn and Elisa Massimino of Human Rights First testified about their anti-trafficking work and gave recommendations to Bob Corker’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee on February 15, 2017. Hosts Seth Daire and JJ Janflone share highlights and discuss post-trafficking services and labor trafficking in supply chains. Sources: https://www.c-span.org/video/?424036-1/ashton-kutcher-testifies-modern-slavery-human-trafficking