Sexual Abuse, The Prison Pipeline, and the Young Girls of Color
By: Kristine Alarcon Young girls are the fastest growing population in the juvenile justice system. However, a report, The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls’ Story, which was released by The Human Rights Project for Girls, Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality and the Ms. Foundation for Women, found that women of color, specifically girls of African American and Latina descent, are incarcerated at higher rates than white girls. According to Malika Saada Saa
Resource Alert! - Caring for Trafficked Persons: Guidance for Health Providers Facilitator’s Guide
Description: For health-care providers, trafficking in persons is best understood as a serious health risk because as with other forms of violence, it is associated with physical and psychological harm. Health providers may come into contact with victims of trafficking at different stages of the trafficking process and at different stages of their recovery. The informed and attentive health-care provider can play an important role in assisting and treating individuals who may
Unmasking Cancer as a Consequence of Human Trafficking: A Multidisciplinary Challenge
By Barbara Moynihan, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., B.C., A.F.N., F.A.A.N., and Katherine Olive M.H.S.A., B.S.N., R.N. Cancer InCytes Magazine - Volume 3, Issue 2, Winter 2014 Managing Editor: Matt Kaku, M.S. Summary This article will focus on the development of cancer as a potential consequence of human trafficking. Various subtle sequelae of trafficking, such as the insidious development of cancer, may not be seen until well after the victim has been freed. There are a myriad of factors
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