Hope After Abuse

Hope After Abuse

A local organization in Flint, Michigan is helping young survivors adapt to life after the traumatic experience of sex trafficking. Last year Voices for Children provided help for more than 600 cases of child sexual and physical abuse, and human trafficking. Voices for children provide comfort, toys, and a medical room. They even have a canine advocate named Daphne, who will sit with survivors when they testify. “People think that kids identify as being victims of human trafficking, but a lot of times they don’t. They don’t understand they’ve been manipulated, they don’t understand the force, fraud, or coercion they’ve been under,” said Nyse Holloman, a representative with Voices for Children.

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