MDW founder, Elizabeth Rago talks with Meredith Hodge, Executive Director of Refuge for Women Chicago to expand our knowledge about sexual exploitation in our cities and how we can work together to stop further trauma towards women and children in this abusive industry.
More about Refuge for Women
Refuge for Women is a non-profit, faith based organization providing specialized long-term housing and emergency housing for women who have escaped human trafficking or sexual exploitation. With multiple locations across the U.S., Refuge for Women offers up to twelve months of safe housing, at no charge to the resident, with around the clock care as clients progress through evidence-based, trauma-informed programming. Refuge for Women strives to help each woman complete the program with a vision for her future, equipped to succeed and sustain a life marked with dignity and hope.