The 2016 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report: Lesson Learned

Earlier this year, The US Department of State released its Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report for 2016. Using a diagnostic tool called the 3Ps – prosecuting traffickers, protecting and empowering victims, and preventing future trafficking crimes – the Department of State assesses government efforts in combating human trafficking. A total of 185 countries were analyzed in the report of which 36…

#HRDEFENDER – Apne Aap Women Worldwide

To facilitate greater exchange of grassroots knowledge, resources, best practices, and lessons learned, we will be highlighting an organization or person defending the rights of people (Human Rights Defenders) to create awareness and sustain both public and private conversations about critical and timely issues. Millions of women and girls around the world are exploited in the commercial…

Autumn Burris and Bridget Perrier on the Nordic Model

Combating Sex Trafficking: The Nordic Model Solution

On Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, Autumn Burris of Survivors for Solutions, Bridget Perrier of Sex Trade 101, and The Carter Center’s Senior Policy Adviser on Human Rights, Karin Ryan, convened for a live roundtable discussion on the implementation of the Nordic Model solution to address prostitution and sex trafficking versus full decriminalization.  UN Women is seeking your…

Atlanta Takes on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation Industry

By Danielle Taylor and Victoria Barker
The Carter Center’s Mobilizing Action for Women and Girls Initiative

Atlanta is abuzz this month with major events focused on ending sexual exploitation. With Atlanta ranking near the top of the list of cities with the highest incidences of human trafficking, it is encouraging to see local activists leading the charge to address this issue.