Survivors Together Can Get Justice Despite Time and Fame

Survivors Together Can Get Justice Despite Time and Fame

By Nicole Clay News headlines, articles, cases, broadcasted evidence- the loudest part, but still only one part of what a survivor may go through. Any survivor, but especially a survivor of a sex crime such as sexual assault or sex trafficking, knows that the news...
New Homeless Shelter in NW DC?

New Homeless Shelter in NW DC?

By Danielle Baron Homelessness is a cause and a consequence of human trafficking. Although anyone can be trafficked, traffickers disproportionately target at-risk populations, including individuals disconnected from stable support networks, such as homeless youth. As...
Celebrating Juneteenth

Celebrating Juneteenth

On Juneteenth, we join the nation in commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans and celebrating the resilience and strength of our community. At Amara Legal Center, we are committed to supporting survivors of sex trafficking and those impacted by the...
The U.S. Plan to End Gender-Based Violence

The U.S. Plan to End Gender-Based Violence

By Danielle Baron Vulnerabilities to all forms of human trafficking can be a consequence of gender-based violence (“GBV”), and common forms of GBV, such as sexual violence and intimate partner violence, are often used as a means of coercion in sex trafficking [1]. As...
Murder in Big Horn

Murder in Big Horn

By Mary Ameringer The Murder in Big Horn documentary brings to light the epidemic of Missing/Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) in and around Big Horn County, Montana. The county sits just outside of Billings, Montana and overlaps with the Northern Cheyenne and Crow...