It’s hard to imaging that sex trafficking is taking place here in Minnesota. Below, we’ve gathered a selection of stories and observations from Minnesota survivors to give you a glimpse of what a typical trafficking case may look like in our state.
Saving Bobbi is the story of a Minnesota teen who became entangled in the life of Sex Trafficking and prostitution.You can read Bobbi’s 4-part series in the Star Tribune.
Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota is a first-of-its-kind report based on interviews and surveys with more than 105 Native women aged 18-60 in the Twin Cities, Duluth and Bemidji. This report was created by the Minnesota Indian Womens’ Sexual Assault Coalition (MIWSAC)
CNN: The Women’s Foundation MN Girls are Not For Sale Campaign, Breaking Free a survivor-led organization founded by Ms. Vednita Carter, Sergeant Grant Snyder of the Minneapolis Police and many others working to end sex trafficking in Minnesota were featured in a 3-part series that debuted in 2012 as part of the CNN Freedom Project.