trafficking

Nuria at My Red Light, a social project in the form of a brothel in Amsterdam. Nuria plans to retire from sex work later this year and work full-time in an administrative role at My Red Light.

A Dutch brothel where women work for themselves

My Red Light in Amsterdam is almost entirely run by former or current sex workers. And it's designed to ensure that those who rent rooms there aren't being trafficked or exploited. But some maintain that the work itself is inherently exploitative.

A Dutch brothel where women work for themselves
Flooded Houston

Human trafficking is a hidden aftermath of natural disasters

Human trafficking is a hidden aftermath of natural disasters
Fainess Lipenga was trafficked by her boss, a former diplomat in the US from Malawi. Now, Lipenga is an advocate for victims of human trafficking.

This woman says she was trafficked by a diplomat. And it happens all the time.

This woman says she was trafficked by a diplomat. And it happens all the time.
Nigerian women on a dinghy approaching Sicily

Witchcraft can be the toughest chain to break for Nigerian women looking to escape slavery

Witchcraft can be the toughest chain to break for Nigerian women looking to escape slavery
The World

AWL examines the road out of sex trafficking, from Uganda, India, Brazil and beyond

AWL examines the road out of sex trafficking, from Uganda, India, Brazil and beyond
Nancy Bailey with some of the Guatemalan kids she helped.

The Californian woman accused of trafficking babies in Guatemala will soon learn her fate

For 20 years, Californian Nancy Bailey ran an adoption home for needy kids. But the government says she was trafficking them. This week, she may go to prison for life

The Californian woman accused of trafficking babies in Guatemala will soon learn her fate
Photo of Nancy Bailey with children from her school

Fairy godmother or child trafficker? An American woman stands trial in Guatemala.

In Guatemala, a controversial child trafficking trial starts for Nancy Bailey.

Fairy godmother or child trafficker? An American woman stands trial in Guatemala.
Paid For:  My Journey Through Prostitution is Rachel Moran's new memoir.

After seven years in the Dublin sex trade, Rachel Moran says prostitution is always abuse

Rachel Moran was 14 years old when she began working as a prostitute on Dublin's streets. She says countries around the world should criminalize buyers of sex, but treat sellers as exploited victims.

After seven years in the Dublin sex trade, Rachel Moran says prostitution is always abuse