10 episodes

#TRAFFICKED chronicles the stories of sex-trafficking survivors and advocates, as told to Cheryl Hunter who was kidnapped to traffic as a teen. We are here to end human trafficking.
Please note: listener/viewer discretion is advised. This show contains explicit content related to human trafficking, including conversations about rape, domestic abuse, violence, torture, sexual assault, drugs, alcohol abuse, trauma, and more.

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    • True Crime
    • 4.9 • 47 Ratings

#TRAFFICKED chronicles the stories of sex-trafficking survivors and advocates, as told to Cheryl Hunter who was kidnapped to traffic as a teen. We are here to end human trafficking.
Please note: listener/viewer discretion is advised. This show contains explicit content related to human trafficking, including conversations about rape, domestic abuse, violence, torture, sexual assault, drugs, alcohol abuse, trauma, and more.

    Mitzie's Story

    Mitzie's Story

    Please note this episode contains descriptions of child trafficking and child pornography. Listener discretion is advised.
    In this episode of Trafficked, we tell the story of Mitzi Perdue, founder of the non-profit Win This Fight, (@winthisfight4good)  Join in as we learn about Mitzi’s campaign to "Give Till it Hurts" and then hear about her  #RosieTheLiberator campaign. The point is to take a photo of yourself dressed as the iconic  #RosieTheRiveter from #WWII, and post to social media along with the hashtag  #RosieTheLiberator, AND donate $5 to the Anti-Human Trafficking organization of your choice. A favorite organization of mine, if you don’t already have one, is @ourrescue from Superhero @timballard89
    Show your support today with a Rosie the Liberator picture and a $5 donation to the anti-trafficking organization of your choice.
    From my heart to yours♥️ Cheryl Hunter
    To keep up with all of our latest work, please follow us on Facebook and Instagram at The Trafficked Series. Please be sure to rate, review, share, and subscribe to our podcast, and listen and stay tuned for season 2 of Trafficked coming later this year in 2021!

    • 45 min
    Jes' Story

    Jes' Story

    Please note this episode contains descriptions of child rape, murder, gang rape, sex work, racism, kidnapping, drug addiction, and suicide. Listener discretion is advised.
    Jes Richardson is an author, activist, wife, mother, and former sex trafficking victim.  On this episode of Trafficked with Cheryl Hunter hear firsthand her harrowing tale and learn how Jes is working to educate and heal our society.
    Connect with Jes:
    https://twitter.com/sasyjes
    https://www.facebook.com/sasyjesrichardson
    https://www.instagram.com/sasyjes/
    https://www.burntconsulting.com/everything-i-know-i-learned-from-my-pimp

    Resources:
    Trafficking Task Force:
    https://traffickinginamericataskforce.org/
    Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 or text BeFree (233733)
    National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: https://www.ncmectx.org/
    Cyber Tip Line: https://report.cybertip.org/

    • 59 min
    Renee's Story

    Renee's Story

    Please note this episode contains descriptions of child pornography and child trafficking. Listener discretion is advised.
    Renée Brinkerhoff is the founder of Valkyrie Racing / Valkyrie Gives. She is racing a 1956 Porsche on every continent of the world to raise awareness and donate funds to combat human trafficking. Mother of four children and late to the game, as she started racing at the age of 56, Renée embodies the power of reinvention. Now, with 6 continents completed in her World Rally Tour, Renee is charging toward the final continent Antarctica with a goal to raise $1M to aid in prevention, rescue, and restoration to victims of trafficking.
    Connect with Renee:
    https://www.instagram.com/valkyrie_racing/
    https://www.facebook.com/valkyrieracing
    Resources:
    Trafficking Task Force:
    https://traffickinginamericataskforce.org/
    Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 or text BeFree (233733)
    National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: https://www.ncmectx.org/
    Cyber Tip Line: https://report.cybertip.org/

    • 30 min
    Jerome's Story

    Jerome's Story

    Please note this episode contains descriptions of domestic violence, addiction, overdose, molestation, child pornography, and physical child abuse including asphyxiation, bondage, and malnutrition. Listener discretion is advised.
    Jerome Elam is a CEO Trafficking in America Task Force/Child Sex Trafficking Survivor/Marine Corps Veteran/CDN
    Columnist/Speaker/Special Advisor to the Utah Attorney General
    Connect with Jerome:
    https://www.facebook.com/jerome.elam
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeromeelamauthor/
    Resources:
    Trafficking Task Force:
    https://traffickinginamericataskforce.org/
    Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 or text BeFree (233733)
    National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: https://www.ncmectx.org/
    Cyber Tip Line: https://report.cybertip.org/

    • 45 min
    Holly's Story

    Holly's Story

    Please note this episode contains descriptions of child trafficking, prostitution, labor trafficking, trauma bonding, and molestation. Listener discretion is advised.
    Holly Austin Gibbs is the Director of CommonSpirit Health’s Violence and Human Trafficking Response Program. In this role, Holly oversees efforts to implement policies, procedures, and education that will assist physicians and staff in a) identifying patients who may be experiencing abuse, neglect, or violence, including human trafficking, and b) offering victim assistance to patients in a trauma-informed manner. In 2014, Holly published an academic book titled Walking Prey: How America's Youth are Vulnerable to Sex Slavery; and in 2019, she received the Sister Concilia Moran Award from the Catholic Health Association. As a survivor of child sex trafficking, Holly has testified before Congress and consulted for numerous organizations, including the U.S. Office for Victims of Crime, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and the AMBER Alert program.
    Connect with Holly:
    www.instagram.com/holly_a_smith
    Resources:
    Trafficking Task Force:
    https://traffickinginamericataskforce.org/
    Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 or text BeFree (233733)
    National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: https://www.ncmectx.org/
    Cyber Tip Line: https://report.cybertip.org/

    • 52 min
    Jose's Story

    Jose's Story

    Please note this episode contains descriptions of domestic violence, child abuse, discrimination against LGBTQ+ individuals, pedophilia, and rape. Listener discretion is advised.
    Jose is a Human Trafficking Survivor, Public Speaker, Author, Advocate, and Activist. He has worked with several anti-human trafficking organizations around the globe, to spread awareness on trafficking, specifically within the LGBTQ+ Community. He is currently working on a memoir depicting his own personal experience with trafficking. He has been featured in several publications and has worked with law enforcement, DHS, and the DOJ to name a few. His work includes public speaking and giving lectures, sharing his story and statistics of trafficking.
    Connect with Jose:
    https://www.instagram.com/joselewisalfaro/
    Resources:
    Trafficking Task Force:
    https://traffickinginamericataskforce.org/
    Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 or text BeFree (233733)
    National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: https://www.ncmectx.org/
    Cyber Tip Line: https://report.cybertip.org/

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
47 Ratings

47 Ratings

myob fan ,

Very moving!

I am so amazed at the depth and listening Cheryl has for herself and her guests. Sharing heavy information in a way that educates and keeps you listening is a skill. Her resilience and passion come through and are really inspiring. Thank you for being a guiding light 💡

RiskGal ,

Hooked

I listen to this Podcast the moment it drops. Cheryl is teaching ordinary folks about the horrors of sex trafficking in ways we never thought possible. Not only does she educate in a riveting way she shows how you can help if you want. Amazing stories of survival and strength. Please drop some more Eps.

tpwkle ,

With Gratitude

I do not have adequate words for how wonderful & important you, your guests, & your podcast are!!! Please, consider one on Lisa Montgomery.

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