Congratulations to CCAHT

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Equitas wishes to extend its gratitude to our partner, Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking (CCAHT). CCAHT recently participated in a successful counter-trafficking operation with law enforcement in Knoxville, TN, leading to the arrest of 32 individuals.  

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The President of the United States has declared January, National Human Trafficking Prevention Month.   Even more specifically, today (January 11th) is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. How about taking 10 minutes of your day to make yourself more aware of this ongoing injustice?   

Kutcher’s comment raises concern for “Real Men Don’t Buy Girls”

Monday, September 26, 2011

Recently Equitas praised the Demi and Ashton Foundation for their advocacy and awareness raising campaign, “Real Men Don’t Buy Girls”. We continue to be grateful for the work of this foundation and it’s dedication to address sex trafficking and the variety of forms it takes.  

Imperfect Data No Excuse for Inaction

Thursday, July 07, 2011

This morning I pointed to an Asia Foundation study highlighting the difficulty of gaining a completely accurate picture of the problem of human trafficking in Cambodia. This afternoon I was alerted to Maggie Neilson's piece at the Huffington Post where she responds to recent news coverage questioning the extent of child trafficking with the (not-so?) subtle implication that we shouldn't be that concerned about it. In this article Neilson nails it: "For those of us who work on these issues, we don't do so once a problem gets to a certain size. We do it because it's the right thing to do."  

What Do We Know About Human Trafficking in Cambodia?

Thursday, July 07, 2011
"How many children are caught up in prostitution in Cambodia?"