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Feb 2016

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Women for Wives: State Enabled Exploitation in China and North Korea

  By Jillian ‘JJ’ Janflone, Graduate Director This is the first in a two-part series about North Korea and human trafficking.  The second entry can be found here. Too often forced marriage is framed as an issue of culture, socio-economic need, or religion. Yet forced marriage stretches far beyond these perimeters. Indeed, ...

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Feb 2016

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FTS Leader Teaches DU Students How to Free Slaves

Note: This blog was originally published on the Free the Slaves website. You can find the original post here.  By Rex Hamaker, Director of Marketing and Communications When asked what he does for a living, Maurice Middleberg answers with a smile: “I free slaves.” On February 9, he told students just how he does it, as […]

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Feb 2016

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HTC Hosts Yvonne Zimmerman

By Rachael Laustrup, Research Associate Yvonne Zimmerman spoke to students at the Human Trafficking Center on October 28, 2015.  A graduate of the Iliff School of Theology and the Korbel School of International Studies, Zimmerman, author of Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex and Human Trafficking(2012), sheds light on ...

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Sep 2015

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Rape Culture and Sex Trafficking

by Jillian LaBranche, Associate A discussion on sex trafficking necessitates a conversation on rape culture. Rape culture is broadly defined as an environment characterized by dominant cultural ideologies, social practices and media images that condone sexual assault by normalizing and trivializing sexual violence. While rape and sex ...

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Feb 2015

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A Year of Research Blogging on Human Trafficking

  By Oliver Kaplan, Associate Director As I recently blogged, we just marked the one-year anniversary of the Human Trafficking Center (HTC) blog. In that year, in addition to our blogs on current events, we published a number of blogs specifically focused on research. These include blogs on human trafficking patterns, the ...

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Feb 2015

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Marking a Milestone: One Year of Human Trafficking Blogging

  By Oliver Kaplan, Associate Director and Claude d’Estrée, Director The Human Trafficking Center (HTC) blog just marked its one-year anniversary this January. When we launched our blog a year ago, we weren’t sure how it would go, but we knew the internet was short on venues to critically analyze the conventional wisdom ...

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Feb 2015

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Perspectives on Human Trafficking Conference Recap

  by Ashley Greve, Associate Director of Advocacy  In 2010, President Barack Obama declared January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Each January since, those engaged in the fight against modern slavery have taken advantage of the additional attention bestowed upon the issue to raise awareness and ...

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Apr 2014

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War of Words: Statutory Interpretation in Cardenas

by Jennifer Carty, guest blogger J.D. Candidate, University of Denver Sturm College of Law In October 2010, eighteen-year-old Dallas Cardenas was indicted and found guilty of the following charges: trafficking a child, pimping an adult, pimping a child, pandering a child and inducing child prostitution. Champions of the movement to ...

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Apr 2014

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“Made In China – But Was It Made In A Prison”: A Recap

by Tori Robertson, HTC associate Recently, Professor Claude d’Estrée of the Human Trafficking Center was interviewed for the NPR article “Made In China – But Was It Made In A Prison?” For years, Chinese goods have been products of forced labor, including those produced by inmates within China’s ...

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Mar 2014

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Flipping the Discourse: A Recap

by Sarah Davis, HTC associate This Valentine’s Day, the Human Trafficking Center chose to forego candies and chocolate, instead hosting a panel discussion entitled “Flipping the Discourse: Empowerment and Effective Anti-Sex Trafficking Efforts.” Three speakers shared a viewpoint often ignored in the anti-human trafficking ...

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