Human Rights

Ending Violence Against Women is a Committee of the Human Rights Task Force, addressing issues of domestic violence and sex trafficking, as well as other forms of violence against women.

 

The Ending Violence Against Women and Children Task Force was created in April 2008 to address issues of domestic violence, human trafficking and sexual...

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The Girls Prevention Program specifically targets middle and high school girls who demonstrate at risk behavior. The idea is to educate them on the seriousness of sexual exploitation that can lead to victimization. The 10-session curriculum is aimed at keeping the most vulnerable adolescent girls from sexual exploitation and prostitution. UAHT has also found it important to add the component...

Human Trafficking is the buying and selling of people. It does not necessarily imply movement or transportation. It is Slavery.
Human trafficking is the second largest illegal business in the world with estimates of 30 billion dollars plus per year worldwide.

In the collective imagination, the term human trafficking most often conjures visions of exotic people from foreign countries being forced into...

Introduction by Karen Lewis, Ending Violence Against Women Committee Co-Chair and AODVC Liaison

Following my article in the February 2015 Human Rights Task Force Bulletin regarding sexual abuse/harassment in the military, I happened to make friends with a survivor of sexual harassment in the military and hear her story. Since then, we've had a few conversations about this culture of...

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