Abusing Vulnerability: Catastrophes Escalate Human Trafficking Levels

By: Luis Gay Edited by: Sharon E. Chin In regions devastated by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, which killed more than 7,000 people, hundreds of thousands people living in rural communities are now homeless and left without possessions. Human traffickers are taking advantage of the vulnerability that young women are facing and abducting … Read more

The Misconception of the Homeless

By Milinda Houlette, M.A., L.S.W. Managing Editor: Juliana Zhu, Esq. In today’s society, the media and the overall public persona displayed when discussing homeless individuals is that of people who are addicted to a narcotic or alcohol, and who therefore could better themselves if they only tried. Would you consider a child capable of being … Read more