Ashley Judd, a feminist social justice humanitarian, is a Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee and a graduate of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Partnering with various humanitarian organizations, Ms. Judd is also a Global Goodwill Ambassador for UNFPA and a Global Ambassador for Population Services International and the Polaris Project, and an advisory board member of International Center for Research on Women, Apne Aap Worldwide, and Demand Abolition. Ms. Judd’s bestselling book, All That Is Bitter & Sweet, recounts her visits to grassroots programs in 13 countries.
“Human beings are not for sale—at any age, for any purpose, under any circumstances, by anyone. It’s the abuses of authority and position that forces girls and women into prostitution as well as poverty, gender inequality, and lack of education. Let’s listen to survivors and use our voices to end sexual exploitation and abolish demand.”