There's a lot to learn from institutions created to provide space for the many excluded from elite schools, including Indigenous-focused institutions that have graduated community-engaged leaders.
Jeffrey Epstein may be the current face of sex trafficking, but buying and selling youth for sex is a common practice in the US.
People in jail kill themselves at a rate 3.5 times higher than that of the general population.
Part of a law that goes into effect in New York state on Aug. 14 allows victims more time sue in civil court. Epstein's victims can still go after his estate.
W.T. Stead's 1885 account of the process by which wealthy Londoners procured teenagers for sex became a global news story, but the police refused to investigate.
Sex trafficking is the most common form of human trafficking. Globally, an estimated 4.8 million people are forced into sexual exploitation.
While there's still a great deal that is unknown about sex trafficking, research studies and nonprofits have been able to gather telling data on this industry's victims and perpetrators.
Governments should heed the expertise of the grassroots nonprofits that witness this scourge firsthand.