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March Newsletter from Wisconsin

HEALING INSIDE & OUT AT THE ROSE HOME Two new participants joined The Rose Home this month! One is a returning participant who was not ready to complete the program before. We’re so glad to welcome her back! One participant attended her first tattoo consultation to cover up a brand from her trafficker. Traffickers use brands to claim ownership over a person and dehumanize them, and that message can stick with a survivor. When we asked this participant what her brand means to her, she said, “It makes me feel like I’m still stuck in the past.” Even though this survivor lives at The Rose Home now, her brand was a physical marker of the trafficking and addiction she fought...

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Four Legal Response Models to Prostitution

What do laws say about sex trafficking? It depends on how a governing body decides to approach prostitution. The four possible legal responses to prostitution are: Criminalization Partial Decriminalization Full Decriminalization Legalization Criminalization All aspects of commercial sex are deemed illegal. All individuals including traffickers, buyers, and victims are legally responsible for their role. In the United States, this is the most common response to the issues of prostitution and sex trafficking. Most commonly, trafficking activities are defined as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons for the purpose of exploitation. States differentiate on terminology and characteristics of the crime and vary in the degree of punishment. Some jurisdictions have expanded their definition of trafficking by including activities...

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January Newsletter from Wisconsin

THE ROSE HOME'S FIRST GRADUATION The first participant to join The Rose Home just graduated on February 4! We’re so proud of how far she’s come since joining us in October of 2017 at the grand opening of The Rose Home. She had been trafficked for years and lived a life of physical abuse and substance abuse. Now, she has an apartment to move into in a transition to independent living! We're so proud of our first official graduate! She loves to cook, and when she first arrived at The Rose Home, her dream was to become a chef. She cooked plenty of meals for everyone at The Rose Home, and she now works at a restaurant in the area....

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