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Yvonne Williams, a prominent abolitionist will be visiting North Carolina and will speak at East Carolina University on Thursday about trafficking in our state. Williams is the founder of Trafficking In America Inc, a network of abolitionists across the nation that fights human trafficking. The event is hosted by the ECU Honors College and ENC Stop Human Trafficking Now. There will be refreshments and fair trade items for sale after the event. Get connected through the Facebook event here.
Shared Hope International hosts an annual conference to address issues pertaining to human trafficking. This year, Restore One directors spoke about the victimization of males as victims of trafficking in all its forms. ECPAT-USA reported earlier this year that male minors possible make up to 50% percent of the total of instances of sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation Director Anna Smith led a discussion with trafficking survivor Mark Taylor titled It Happens to Boys Too.
RO directors are traveling this week to be interviewed as experts on male victims of human trafficking. While the documentary will focus on sex trafficking and its affects on females, the producers felt that males needed to be given a voice as well. Little Wolf Productions, a non profit documentary film production company will spearhead the project. More details to come!