Articles by Elsa Cruz
‘We Need Dignified Jobs’: How a Human Trafficking Survivor Sparked a Social Enterprise to Empower Victims of Exploitation
Human trafficking survivors need more than rescue and handouts – they need jobs. But as Elsa Cruz of Savhera explains, trafficking victims face multiple barriers that prevent them not only from escaping their captivity, but from finding sustainable employment if they do regain their freedom. She shares how Savhera provides dignified employment to trafficking survivors in both the U.S. and India, through a unique approach focused on physical, intellectual, economic and spiritual healing and development.