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New York Law Journal March 23, 2016:

“About 175 attorneys, guests and lead- ers in the anti-trafficking community gathered at Proskauer Rose March 17 to discuss the connection between human trafficking and prostitution. Ruchira Gupta, second from left, the founder and president of Apne Aap Women Worldwide, read passages from her book,

“River of Flesh and other Stories: the Prostituted Woman in Indian Short Fic- tion,” as did actress and activist Ashley Judd, second from right. the event arose out of Proskauer’s work as counsel to the New York State Anti-trafficking Coalition and its pro bono work with Sanctuary for Families on behalf of trafficking victims.

Also attending the event was, from left, Sanctuary For Families executive direc- tor Judy Harris Kluger, Proskauer pro bono partner William Silverman and Equality Now executive director Taina Bien-Aime.”