In June 2013, prominent experts, survivors, advocates, and legislators committed to ending prostitution and sex trafficking gathered at the Wheelock College Global Challenges Conference.
At the Wheelock College Global Challenges Conferences in June 2013, the increase in drug and human trafficking was acknowledged as a grim concern to policy makers and community leaders.
Speaking at Wheelock College’s 2013 Conference, Global Challenges and Opportunities for Children, Youth, and Families, panelists discuss “Prostitution, Trafficking, Human Rights: Political, Economic & Gendered Dimensions.”
Anuradha Koirala, activist and lecturer who has dedicated her life to combating the sex trafficking in India, has been nominated for The Roland Berger Human Dignity Award.
Human trafficking advocacy in the United States gained momentum in 2000 with the passing of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA), the first federal law to address the issue.