The New York City Price of Life Invitational scheduled for fall 2013 is a city-wide, campus-based, faith-inspired campaign addressing human trafficking in all its forms, sponsored by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, World Vision, and a diverse coalition of organizations.
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Over the past few days we have met with knowledgeable social workers, a police officer in the local anti-trafficking unit and an independent journalist, all of whom are providing us with invaluable leads for the photographic side of our project. They reinforce what is becoming more and more clear:
Human trafficking is a cunning beast that takes on various and evolving forms, with many roots and branches as result of underlying systems of oppression. Hearing these stories, it is impossible to understand and address human trafficking without addressing the broader socio-economic realities, gender inequality, domestic violence, racism, and poverty.
We knew this coming in, but these systemic problems increasingly complicate the creation of tangible work.
Two women visiting Romania and Moldova to learn about trafficking locally and photographing where trafficking takes place.
Click through to learn more about their project.
Photographer Jodi Cobb, former staff photographer for National Geographic, talks about her recent work on modern slavery worldwide. Click through to hear her story and see her startling images.
How will you create and tell stories?