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Human Trafficking and the International Market

This insightful and informative article comes to us from Ajay Dave, member of the University of Texas at Dallas Free Project chapter. Economists apply math and statistics to human behavior to identify trends and patterns in supply and demand. These two forces drive economic theory and influence our individual decisions. […]


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Fighting Human Trafficking with Scholarship

The following post is from Ajay Dave, a student at the University of Texas at Dallas. This essay and others is available in the  February, 2017 edition of Free Project’s newsletter, The Liberator. Read back issues of The Liberator here.  Globalization is the mass diffusion of ideas and culture. Unfortunately, this volatility also […]


India Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a joint meeting of Congress in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 8, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria  - RTSGLUB

Legislating Against Human Trafficking

The following is a post from student-activist Ajay Dave, part of the UT-Dallas IJM & Free Project chapter. With the extreme political rhetoric that filled this year’s election cycle, the perception of Congress as slow-moving has only been exaggerated. One of the most commonly cited reasons for supporting Donald Trump, […]


The Abolitionists Movie

Operation Underground Railroad, an organization that rescues children from sex trafficking, is premiering a documentary on May 16th called The Abolitionists. The premiere is happening across the United States, and there is likely one near you! This would be a great end-of-the-year activity for your Free Project chapter. Please contact […]

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Reflections from a New Anti-Trafficking Activist

The following blog post comes to us from Whitney Oachs, a student at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Whitney recently joined the fight against human trafficking, and reflects on her work thus far. We hope this gets your thinking about your journey. What’s been your experience in […]

Whitney included this image in her recent Free Project presentation about slavery in the garment industry.

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How BYU is Fighting Human Trafficking

Brigham Young University’s Anti-Human Trafficking Club accomplished a lot in 2015, and they’ve compiled it into a report for all our Free Project chapters to view. This is a great opportunity for clubs to learn from one another successes. If you need ideas about events or projects, get inspiration from […]