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Human Trafficking

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1 Pornhub fuels human trafficking
Gillespie--Codey (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:5, p.05
9/12/2022 Guest columnist and UNI student, Codey Gillespie writes about the struggle with human trafficking and how porn sites (Pornhub specifically) enables the trafficking that occurs. Only when Pornhub was summoned to court did they delete 75% of the videos on their website that were not verified by them.
2 Panthers Against Human Trafficking
Colsch--Jetta (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:5, p.05
9/13/2021 Panthers Against Human Trafficking plan their first meeting.
3 Interpreters Theatre hosts social change display
Koehler--Emma (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:54, p.04
4/29/2021 The Interpreters Theatre hosted an event in Lang Hall on April 27 to showcase four student installations, including performances dealing with sexual assault, climate change, gun-related suicide, and human trafficking; photos.
4 The breakdown on police brutality
Rawwas--Mohammed (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:51, p.03
4/19/2021 In the author's opinion, a decrease in police violence is a structural impossibility until capitalism is replaced. Rawwas points to capitalism, with its associated emphasis on property and fear of the stranger, for the dehumanization that results in crime and police brutality; photo.
5 IJM holds advocacy and education event
Cavelier--Kimberly (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:43, p.04
3/12/2020 UNI's International Justice Mission (IJM) held their annual advocacy event to raise awareness and take action against human trafficking. The even was held in Maucker Union Ballroom on March 4, 2020; photo.
6 Student hosts pop-up thrift sale
Lien--Taylor (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.01
2/17/2020 Student Reagan Brown discusses how she developed The College Rack, a pop-up clothing business to make thrifting and secondhand clothes shopping more accessible to UNI students; photos.
7 IJM hosts 'Threads' thrift store
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:16, p.04
10/24/2019 UNI's International Justice Mission (IJM) hosted a pop-up thrift store called "Threads" at the Maucker Union Ballroom. The goal of this activity was to not only raise funds for human trafficking but also to spread awareness of human trafficking around the world. Iowa especially has a strong human trafficking scene due to the two major interstates that run through the state, with 38 cases reported in 2019 so far; photos.
8 UNI alum brings documentary to Lang
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:50, p.01
4/18/2019 UNI alum Vanessa McNeal (Master's of Social Work, 2017) screened her documentary "Gridshock: A Film about Sex Trafficking in Iowa" and held a question and answer session on April 15 in Lang Hall Auditorium; photo.
9 SipEp raises awareness with See-SAAW
Barikor--Leziga (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 115:48, p.01
4/11/2019 Sigma Phi Epsilon started Sexual Assault Awareness Week with their annual See-SAAW event to raise money for Riverview Center, a non-profit agency that supports people affected by sexual assault; photo.
10 Human trafficking awareness month
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 114:29, p.04
1/18/2018 January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. UNI's International Justice Mission (IJM) is trying to prevent this modern-day slavery by informing others about human trafficking, advocating for victims, and fundraising.
11 Freedom Week exposes modern slavery
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:46, p.1
3/30/2012 During Freedom Week, UNI students will sponsor several events aimed at raising awareness of human trafficking. Every minute, two children are sold into slavery; photo.

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