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Ashley Judd joins human trafficking charity

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Oct 01, 2013 | 10:05am EDT

Actress Ashley Judd is set to expand her list of humanitarian ventures by teaming up with a charity to fight human trafficking. The Double Jeopardy star, who already acts as global ambassador for YouthAIDS, is set to partner with Half The Sky Movement, an organisation inspired by the 2009 best-selling novel, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. Judd has teamed up with the charity to support its work against human sex trafficking and to provide help to women who have fallen victim to the trade. The actress took to Twitter.com to tell fans of the project, writing, "So ready to partner with Half to daylight realities of human trafficking in TN (Tennessee) & people & model (sic) that change & heal lives."

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