Take off the cape: Why using the word “rescue” is harmful to anti-trafficking efforts

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I have often said that those of us who provide care and services to sex trafficking victims need to be careful not to assume our work consists of jumping on a white horse, tossing on our superhero capes and thinking that we are here to “rescue” the people we are serving.  I have talked to people, newly exposed to the issue of …