The Purpose Effect
The Purpose Effect
Jun 13, 2022
Sylvia Yu Friedman on Ending Modern Slavery and Her Long Road to Justice
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Sylvia Yu Friedman has spent much of her career campaigning against, writing about and directing funds to end modern slavery.  She is an international expert on Japanese war time sex slavery and an award winning filmmaker documenting sex trafficking in Asia.  Her most recent book, A Long Road to Justice is a memoir about her work and highlights the stories of the women and girls trafficked in Asia and the impact human trafficking has on our societies and across generations.

TRIGGER WARNING: THIS CONVERSATION COVERS TOPICS SUCH AS SEX SLAVERY AND VIOLENCE

Topics Covered in this Episode:

  • Japanese war time sex slavery and 'comfort women'
  • The methods used by traffickers to entrap victims
  • Healing trauma experienced by victims of trafficking
  • The impact of China's one child policy on trafficking
  • How to support ending modern slavery

You can purchase Sylvia's book A Long Road to Justice here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09H7LQ8RH/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

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