Michelle Abel


About this speaker

Michelle is a survivor of Familial Trafficking and Abuse and a staunch advocate for the exploited, marginalized and oppressed. She has been working in providing direct support to victims and survivors, speaking at conferences and facilitates training on Familial Trafficking.

Bridge2Future is a non-profit that the primary mission is research, advocacy and policy advice against Generational Trauma, Intimate Partner Violence and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Women and Children.

Michelle has submitted Briefs to different Committees in the Canadian House of Commons.

In June 2021, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police invited Michelle as a guest speaker on “Familial Abuse and Human Trafficking: A Crime Against Children”. During the training webinar presentation, Michelle integrated her lived experience with the Adverse Childhood Experiences, Neurobiology of Trauma and Coercive Control according to the Biderman’s Chart of Coercion.


Victimization and Human Trafficking

19 October 2023, 04:00 AM
Michelle Abel Veronicah Matali Matthew Davis