Monthly Archives: January 2015

Why a Drop-in Center?

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When Traffick Free refocused from human trafficking awareness and education to activism our desire was to fill the need for emergency services. We learned quickly that this was a necessary resource to combatting human trafficking in Chicago – where more than 24,000 girls and women are being exploited. Other respected organizations have collaborations with law

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2014 Year in Review

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2014 was an exciting year of growth and direction for Traffick Free. In the most exciting piece of news, we publicized our focus to open Chicago’s first 24-hour drop-in center for self-identified female persons engaged in commercial sexual exploitation. However, that announcement did not slow down our education, awareness and collaboration efforts. Here are a

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The Many Manifestations of Modern Slavery

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Manifestations of modern slavery, what we know as human trafficking, are more pronounced now than ever before with an estimated 27 million people being exploited for organ trade, forced marriage, commercial sex, and labor. In observance of National Human Trafficking Day, here are some facts you need to know about one of the greatest ongoing

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