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Fighting against the exploiters

 Maroussia McRae (left) and Bridget Perrier spoke about their experiences at a public awareness forum Thursday. Photo by Mike Deal.

Maroussia McRae (left) and Bridget Perrier spoke about their experiences at a public awareness forum Thursday. Photo by Mike Deal.

Take away demand for what they’re selling, survivors tell forum

It’s time to go after the criminals who sexually exploit our children, a packed forum of more than 250 people heard Thursday.

In order to put sex traffickers out of business, you need to put an end to the demand for what they’re selling, survivors told the sixth annual All Children Matter forum, hosted by the Winnipeg Sexually Exploited Youth Community Coalition.

Society has to buck up and go after the buyers who want sex with kids, said two women who were sexually exploited in their youth and are now advocates and counsellors. Read the rest of this entry

Domestic trafficking an issue for aboriginal women and girls, says Canadian author

Bridget Perrier.

Bridget Perrier, a victim of human trafficking and founder of Sex Trade 101.

‘Society doesn’t care about missing and murdered indigenous women,’ says Anupriya Sethi

CBC News, March 12, 2015

An expert on domestic sex trafficking of aboriginal girls in Canada says a national-level strategy is needed on the issue.

Anupriya Sethi delivered the morning keynote at a one-day public forum organized by the Winnipeg Sexually Exploited Youth Community Coalition on Thursday.

In 2007, Sethi published the first research study on the topic of domestic sex trafficking of aboriginal girls in Canada, documenting what makes indigenous women and girls more vulnerable to being trafficked. Read the rest of this entry