Just this summer, 41 people were arrested and charged in a human trafficking sting in Nashville.

But the problem doesn’t exist in isolation.

“It’s kind of an incredible statistic globally – more than 20 million people fall into the category of trafficking,” said Becca Stevens, founder of Thistle Farms, a Nashville-based company that sells a wide array of products with a bigger goal of helping employ women who have survived prostitution… READ MORE

Written for Crain’s Nashville

Photo courtesy of Hunter Armistead