Donna M. Hughes

Donna M. Hughes is a University of Rhode Island professor of women’s studies and an activist against prostitution, human trafficking, and pornography. Hughes has written extensively on the prevalence of ...

Donna M. Hughes is a University of Rhode Island professor of women’s studies and an activist against prostitution, human trafficking, and pornography. Hughes has written extensively on the prevalence of these issues of exploitation of women within Islamic Fundamentalism.

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Turn and Look

Two Russian women, Masha and Irina, have come forward to tell their stories of being trafficked into prostitution in Germany. #ad#Both women are educated professionals: Masha is a lawyer; Irina is ...
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Working Together

The Prerana Anti-Trafficking Center is a nongovernmental organization run by Pravin and Priti Patkar in Mumbai, India. The Patkars have initiated many programs, trainings, and camps to assist victims of ...
Politics & Policy

Women’s Wrongs

At the polling booth this year, Berkeley residents will have a unique voting choice: Yes or no to the decriminalization of prostitution. #ad#Decriminalization means the repeal of measures that outlaw prostitution, ...
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The Rape of Sudan

Although the West has only recently taken notice of its scope and intent, the aggressive global Islamic fundamentalist movement has been underway for several decades. Among its first victims have ...
Politics & Policy

Traffic Lights

Traffickers and pimps should consider finding honest work, because their days of exploiting and enslaving women and children are numbered. #ad#As a result of the federal Trafficking Victims Protection Act of ...