Movement Maker Suzanne Koepplinger Talks About Sex Trafficking to the Humanists of Minnesota
Over one-third of Native American girls are raped during their lifetimes. 48% of these women continue to live in violent relationships. Seventy percent (70%) of these crimes go unreported (U.S. Justice Department). These are just some of the staggering statistics that Movement Maker Suzanne Koepplinger shared at a meeting of the Humanists of Minnesota on Saturday, January 26, 2013. Suzanne, Exeuctive Director of the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center (MIWRC), led a discussion focused on the emerging crime of sexual exploitation of girls, highlighting some of the work that the MIWRC has done to help develop culturally appropriate services to those victimized. Read more about Suzanne’s presentation.
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