Trafficking and Women’s and Children’s Health: Intervention, Recovery and Prevention

On Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 12 PM - 4 PM

Thursday, May 17 2018
Russell Senate Building SR-485


Trafficking and sexual exploitation is a gross violation of human rights inflicting great harm to women and girls. Experts will examine the health impact as well as treatment and prevention programs to safeguard at risk women and children.


Remarks by Senator James Lankford
Remarks by Congressman Chris Smith

Michelle Bekkering
, Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Tanya Street, Survivor, Member, President’s National Advisory Council on Trafficking 

Dr. Donna Harrison, Ob-Gyn, President, AAPLOG

Dr. Yaro Garcia, Clinical Psychologist, Florida Gulf Coast University 

Dean Nelson, Pastor, National Outreach Director, Human Coalition 

Cynthia Collins, Founder, SpeakHope

Chuck Donovan, President, Charlotte Lozier Institute

Betty McDowell, Heartbeat International, TIP Training Pregnancy Resource Centers

Marlene Carlson, Founder, SWITCH Anti-Trafficking Network

Laura Lederer, J.D., President, Global Centurion Foundation

Michele Sterlace-Accorsi, Feminists Choosing Life of New York


ORGANIZERS: Global Centurion Foundation and Center for Family and Human Rights (C-Fam)


American Association of Pro-Life Ob-Gyns (AAPLOG)
Center Against Forced Abortion
The Charles and Mary Crossed Foundation
Charlotte Lozier Institute
Christian Medical Association (CMA)
Civil Rights for the Unborn
Feminists Choosing Life of New York
Frederick Douglass Leadership Institute
Human Coalition
Identifiable Me
The Justice Foundation
Operation Outcry
Rahab’s Hideaway
SWITCH Anti-Trafficking Network
There is Freedom