LIVE: Roundtable on Sex Trafficking and Georgia’s Amendment 2

On Nov. 1, the Forum on Women hosted a Facebook Live conversation regarding the upcoming vote on Georgia’s Amendment 2, “Georgia Additional Penalties for Sex Crimes to Fund Services for Sexually Exploited Children,” and its local and wider relevance to the fight against sex trafficking. The Roundtable was moderated by sex trafficking advocate Natosha Reid Rice, with Paul…

#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…

Join Jimmy Carter in Urging Amnesty International to Adopt the Nordic Model for Ending Sexual Exploitation

By The Carter Center’s Human Rights Program  Join Jimmy Carter’s appeal to Amnesty International. Amnesty (AI), one of the most important human rights organizations in the world, has come to the aid of countless victims of human rights violations for more than 30 years and its members are committed to advancing human rights in every…

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.