In Our Backyard: Human Trafficking in America and What We Can Do to Stop It by Nita Belles is a sobering look at the horrors of modern slavery. The author gives insight into how human trafficking occurs and its many entry points through true story after true story.
Nita Belles doesn’t just present the horrors of the plague of modern slavery but also points to ways people can help. Through the helpful tips, websites, and hotlines, the reader is able to become knowledgeable of warning signs and ways to help.
The book is worth the read, even if you do not see yourself as becoming a political advocate to end human trafficking in America.
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