Archive for April 11, 2012

NYATN Will Speak at Gallatin Human Rights Conference, April 10-13th

NYATN Members Sienna Baskin and Avaloy Lanning will present at the Gallatin Human Rights Conference at NYU tonight.

Avaloy Lanning, Senior Director of Anti-Trafficking Program at Safe Horizon

Slaves of Trades: Approaches in the Human Trafficking Movement
Wednesday, April 11th, 7:00-9:00pm
Jerry H. Labowitz Theater for the Performing Arts, 1 Washington Place

Event Description: Various experts on human trafficking discuss the definition, multiple perspectives, debates, and best practices in anti-trafficking work. Current debates on Nicholas Kristof and the Village Voice be addressed in context of general and historical problems in the human trafficking movement. Questions and comments from the audience welcome.

Moderator: Sally Engle Merry, Professor of Anthropology, Law and Society, at NYU
Vibhuti Ramachandran, Ph.D. Candidate of Anthropology at NYU
Satarupa Dasgupta, Assistant Professor and Faculty Fellow at NYU Nursing, Research in India on Sex Worker Collectives against Human Trafficking
Avaloy Lanning, Senior Director of Anti-Trafficking Program at Safe Horizon
Sienna Baskin, Director of Sex Workers Project at Urban Justice Center
Jennifer Lynne Musto, Visiting Lecturer of Women’s and Gender Studies at Wellesley College
Natalie Jesionka, Education and Outreach Consultant, Children’s Organization of Southeast Asia
Kate Horner, DC Stop Modern Slavery, Starlight Children’s Foundation
Ana Defillo, Student Activist
Charlotte Salasky, Director of Anti-Trafficking Programs at Somaly Mam Foundation

Event is free and open to the public. Presentations by speakers will be followed by Q&A with the audience.

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