Interview on the Use of “Rescue” in the Anti-Trafficking Field

Check out this recent interview on my article “Take off the cape: Why using the word “rescue” is harmful to anti-traffickiTake off the cape:  Why using the word “rescue” is harmful to anti-trafficking effortsng efforts” where I speak with Barbara Glickstein of Healthstyles about how we need to elevate our language in the anti-trafficking field beyond the simplistic and misleading notion of “rescuing” victims to be more trauma-informed and victim-centered.

The article has gotten over 1000 Facebook and Twitter shares already!

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Published by Becky Owens Bullard

Becky Owens Bullard is an advocate and educator on issues of gender-based violence. Becky has worked with victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking as a national trainer and direct service provider. She has authored a number of educational tools, including the Human Trafficking Power & Control Wheel, and she received the award for Outstanding Advocate of the Year in 2009 from the Nashville Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Becky currently lives in Denver, CO with her husband and two dogs.


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