71 – A Dozen Myths About Human Trafficking (Part 1)

The Polaris Project compiled a list of myths and misconceptions many believe about human trafficking, particularly what is human trafficking, who are the victims, and how victims are identified. GCWJ Director Sandie Morgan and Westminster Police Department’s Deputy Chief Derek Marsh discuss these myths and misconceptions of human trafficking. Deputy Chief Marsh worked  on Orange County’s local anti-trafficking efforts since 2003, including co-chairing the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force for nine years.

Tune into Part 1 of this special two-part Ending Human Trafficking Podcast episode on trafficking myths. Are these myths you believed? What are the most common myths that are widespread in the community you live and work? Share with us your thoughts and let us know if this episode helped debunk a myth for you!



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Sandie Morgan

Sandie Morgan, PhD, RN is recognized globally for her expertise in combatting human trafficking and working to end violence against women. As Director of Vanguard University’s Global Center for Women & Justice (GCWJ), she oversees the Women’s Studies Minor as well as teaching Family Violence and Human Trafficking.

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