By Mitzi Perdue
Yasmeen Hassan, Global Executive Director of Equality Now, has an interesting take on sex trafficking. Although Harvard-educated, she grew up in Pakistan, and her defining moment came at age 10 when her country’s laws were ‘Islamized.’
She got to see, under the new regime, how women were treated as second-class citizens. The experience was the starting point of her lifelong advocacy for women’s rights.