Human Sex Trafficking and Healthcare

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There are over 6000 victims of human sex trafficking each day in Alabama. All genders, ethnicities, ages, and races are being sold for sex against their will in all 50 states and District of Columbia. Human trafficking is believed to be the third-largest criminal activity in the world. In a two-part series, Dr. Ashley Hodges, School of Nursing, will discuss sex trafficking in Alabama, how practitioners can identify and engage patients who have been trafficked and best practices to follow in a clinical setting to help those who are being trafficked access to care.

The event is free but a ticket is required due to limited space.

Thursday, January 16 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences, Edge of Chaos
1700 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35233

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations


Diversity & Inclusion, Health & Wellness

Target Audience

Current Students, Faculty & Staff, Prospective Students, General Public



School of Medicine


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UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.