Rachel Mabe is a writer living in New Mexico. Her writing has appeared in the Atlantic, the Paris Review, and O Magazine, among other publications. She is at work on a book about the existential agonies of growing up female in America.
A feature essay from the Summer/Fall 2020 issue.
Most people think of human trafficking as involving sex work, but trafficking occurs across a variety of industries, and migrants are as often coerced by threats of lawsuits and debt bondage as they are by physical violence.