Employment key to healing for victims of human trafficking

January 23, 2018

In the past few years, other companies and nonprofit organizations have begun to hire women with records and pasts marred by solicitation, drug addiction and exploitation.

Companies that focus on hiring women who have survived human trafficking also include She Has a Name Cleaning Services and Eleventh Candle Co.

Employment is very important to women’s recovery, said Keturah DeChristopher, coordinator at Franklin County’s CATCH Court. CATCH, or Changing Actions to Change Habits, is a probation program that is specialized for victims of human trafficking and helps them get rehabilitated.

“It really is life-changing,” DeChristopher said of survivors getting a job. It shows women “you were made for more than prostitution.”

“It’s amazing how it boosts them.”

Original article by Danae King. Continue reading at The Dispatch.