Category: Human Trafficking

An Anti-Trafficking Movie Without Trafficking?

Seth and JJ review A Child’s Voice, a movie involving satanic ritual abuse that’s supposed to be about human trafficking, but that fails to actually portray human trafficking, has an awful script, and has an affinity for bowl cuts. JJ gives some examples of missed opportunities where this movie could have portrayed human trafficking. They

Trafficking of Native Americans Today

JJ gives an overview of the trafficking of Native Americans today, and how marginalization and vulnerabilities factor in, with particular focus on sexual violence and sex trafficking. Sources: Human Trafficking (Including Sex Trafficking) of American Indians and Alaska Natives, US Department of Justice Trafficking in Tribal Nations: the impact of sex trafficking on Native Americans,

Canada’s First Nations and Human Trafficking

In part two of our series on indigenous communities and human trafficking, JJ and Seth dive into the reality of historic slavery and current trafficking of First Nations people in Canada. We continue to discuss the eraser of First Nations victims, and the lack of data and public attention. Sources: First Nations People in Canada,

Indigenous Australians and Human Trafficking

What is the experience of indigenous Australians (the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples) with human trafficking? Seth and JJ give some historical context, then JJ gives an overview of the types of slavery experienced by indigenous Australians in the past and present, and discusses vulnerabilities of these populations that are sometimes invisible. Sources: Australia’s