This exciting new project will introduce the concept of 'harming while trying to help' within mainstream anti-trafficking efforts. The project will raise awareness of the narratives mainstream anti-trafficking initiatives are based on and reinforce, the hidden agendas that drive them, and the misguided laws that result.


Through a video, guidebook and interactive web page, 'Harming While Trying to Help' will provide accessible language and tools anyone can use to shift discourse and stop the harms. 


This project is generously funded by LUSH Cosmetics and will be launched in Spring 2020.

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