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MAR 30
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Why We Need a Public Health Campaign Against Trafficking

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Global Citizen2

Human trafficking, modern day slavery, sexual servitude, and the transnational abuses of humans have been on the public agenda of many governments and law enforcement agencies for well over a decade?and yet, what has come of it? Despite growing attention to the problem, we haven?t really seen an accompanying decrease in human trafficking globally. This means we need to think more broadly about prevention.

I recently came across a 2011 article published in North Carolina Law Review by Jonathan Todres that made a compelling argument for the need of a public health approach to human trafficking (You can access the article here). As Todres argues, we...