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Expert to discuss sex-trafficking prevention Nov. 11

How to prevent trafficking of young African-American girls for prostitution will be discussed by an author and expert on Friday, Nov. 11.

2011-11-14
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release [11-11-11]

How to prevent trafficking of young African-American girls for prostitution will be discussed by an author and expert on Friday, Nov. 11, at Minnesota State Mankato.

The movie-discussion event, free and open to students, faculty, staff and the public, will be at 4:30 p.m. in Ostrander Auditorium of Centennial Student Union. The event is sponsored by the Minnesota State Mankato Women’s Center.

Friedman is a survivor of human trafficking and a member of Breaking Free, a non-profit organization that helps women and girls involved in abuse, exploitation and sex trafficking.

The movie and Friedman’s talk afterward are intended to raise awareness about human trafficking in the United States.

Those who want more information about the event may contact Monisola Awoyemi at monisola.awoyemi@mnsu.edu or (507) 389-1771. Those who want more information about Breaking Free may visit http://www.breakingfree.net/.

Minnesota State Mankato’s Women’s Center works to foster a healthy, safe, engaging campus community by enabling full and active participation of women students. It provides programs, connections, advocacy and leadership opportunities for students.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,649 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 32 state institutions.

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