Symposium on modern slavery coming to SHU

Symposium on modern slavery coming to SHU

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — “Modern Slavery in Our Lives,” a symposium sponsored by Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations, The New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking, The International Justice Project and the Slave-Free Community Project, will take place Thursday, Sept. 20, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in Bethany Hall on Seton Hall’s […]

Recognizing the trauma of human trafficking

SAYREVILLE, NJ — Trauma has been the 2017 focus of the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking, and the devastating effects of PTSD along with other health issues will be discussed at an all-day event at the Middlesex County Fire Academy on Friday, May 5. Barbara Amaya was just 12 when she was first trafficked; […]

Slave-Free Community Project debuts in towns

MILLBURN, NJ — The Slave-Free Community Project is enlisting residents, organizations, businesses, schools and governments in South Orange, Maplewood, Millburn and Short Hills to become the first communities in the nation that can confidently say “slave free” by raising awareness and working to eliminate the effects of modern slavery from every aspect of daily life. […]

NCJW/Essex panel implores community to fight to eradicate sex trafficking

NCJW/Essex panel implores community to fight to eradicate sex trafficking

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A special evening event, “#EndDemand: Fighting Sex Trafficking – Our Children at Risk,” was held in late November at Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston and featured a dynamic discussion with a distinguished panel of speakers. The panel helped to shine a light on the motivations of those who promote sex trafficking, what […]

NCJW/Essex to host panel to combat sex trafficking

Symposium aims to keep children safe from trafficking

NCJW/Essex to host panel to combat sex trafficking

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Most people think of slavery as a terrible institution from our past and look to the outcome of the Civil War as the beacon that ended it. But they are wrong. The United Nations’ International Labor Organization estimates that there are more slaves worldwide now than there have been at any other […]

‘Fighting Sex Trafficking – Our Children At Risk’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The effects of sexism and misogyny are far reaching and their most terrifying manifestation is sex trafficking, according to a recent release from the National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section. How has the internet made it easier for men to exploit girls and women for sex? What compels men to […]