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-trafficking 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.Continue reading “Interview on the Use of “Rescue” in the Anti-Trafficking Field”

Interview on DV & Human Trafficking

Hope you’ll listen to this interview that I gave on the Intersections of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking for the Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University! Episode  40: Fighting Domestic Violence in America

Colorado Anti-Trafficking Bill Signing!

I was invited to be at last Friday’s signing into law of Colorado HB 1151, which allows trafficking victims to take civil action against their traffickers, provides minor victims the option to expunge trafficking related charges and requires the posting of a victim services hotline in massage parlors and escort bureaus. Here is a photoContinue reading “Colorado Anti-Trafficking Bill Signing!”

The Voices Against Violence Project

Hi Everyone, I wanted to let you know about a new endeavor I recently began called the Voices Against Violence Project where myself, other advocates and survivors share stories and opinions on issues of violence and abuse, especially violence towards women and girls. Please check it out: VAV Project Blog: VAV Project Facebook: reading “The Voices Against Violence Project”

Article Published!

The wait is finally over!  My article entitled “Intimate Partner and Intrafamilial Exploitation: How the Intersections of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking can profoundly affect our Work” has been published by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) in the 2011 issue of The Voice: A Journal of the Battered Women’s Movement. The article examines human trafficking byContinue reading “Article Published!”

Welcome to Becky Owens Bullard Consulting!

Hello everyone, I wanted to welcome you to my new consulting webpage and say how excited I am to kick-off this new phase in my work on gender-based violence and human trafficking.  I have enjoyed being a direct service provider and advocate for victims/survivors for 8 years and in the past 5 years, the experienceContinue reading “Welcome to Becky Owens Bullard Consulting!”