Editor’s note: Many people often don’t understand when a recovered trafficking survivor struggles in her life of freedom…the ups and downs; missing the trafficker; the return to the only life they remember, etc. The healing journey is a long process, to say the least, and one that must be met with patience and understanding for those working with survivors. Healing is a journey By: Wendy Barnes My rescue from
Hello drivers, my name is Ken, and I have been trucking for 30 plus years. I would like to share a little information with you all about a great organization that I have taken a great bit of fancy to!!!! Drivers, if you are reading this you already know about Truckers Against Trafficking. What I want to share with you is how to get more involved. After seeing this first-hand,
Sex Trafficking Survivors need Housing First As a survivor of “The Life” of Sex Trafficking here in the States I know first hand how difficult it is to get out and stay out for good. The many times I escaped from my pimp I would find myself alone, scared, with no where to go. Often times I would pack up my stuff and secretly leave when he wasn’t home.
My name is Tim Coon, and I have been driving for close to eight years. I’ve seen my fair share of everything the road has to offer, and I’ve suffered the same. Driving truck isn’t for everybody, but at one point we were viewed as the “angels of the highway”. I had heard stories while sitting at the truck stop counter about the girls that “worked” the lot, but had
I can’t tell you how important being able to vacate criminal backgrounds is for victims of human sex trafficking. Many who have been forced into this life have been to jail. Going to jail is part of being prostituted. Prostitution is illegal in almost every state. As a country we have chosen to punish the victims more than the perpetrators. Historically when the police have found 2 people engaging in