Posts Tagged "Human Trafficking"

10 Facts About Human Trafficking Everyone Should Know

Posted by on Feb 20, 2014 in Blog | 2 comments

Live58 published the following article about human trafficking last year.  The 10 facts presented are eyeopening still relevant today:  Freedom is a short, powerful word we take for granted every day. It’s hard to fully appreciate freedom when we’ve never had it snatched away from us. We get to choose our jobs, where we live, what we eat. If we are unhappy at work, we have the freedom to quit and find work elsewhere. Unfortunately, some people aren’t so lucky. They live the majority of their lives without ever experiencing freedom due to modern day slavery. Millions of men, women and...

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TED Talk: Lisa Kristine On Human Trafficking

Posted by on Feb 5, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

For the past two years, photographer Lisa Kristine has traveled the world, documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery. She shares hauntingly beautiful images — miners in the Congo, brick layers in Nepal — illuminating the plight of the 27 million souls enslaved worldwide. (Filmed at TEDxMaui)   Share this:FacebookTwitterEmail

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Our 2012 Report Card

Posted by on Dec 30, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

It’s almost the last day of 2012 and in an effort of good faith, we wanted to share a little bit about what we’ve been doing this year. Many of you give generously to our work and you deserve to know where that money goes. In the year 2012: We provided weekly counseling for nine girls/women rescued from the sex industry. We provided daily educational classes for nine girls including the following subjects: math, history, science, English, Bible, Hindi and art. We did art therapy with the girls and sold their semester projects in order to help raise money for their...

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*Gita, 18 years old

Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

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*Leel, 19 years old

Posted by on Oct 4, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

“My mother was a temple prostitute. She expired two years ago from HIV. I miss her so much. She loved me very much and kept me out of that life. I cannot stay in my village as they keep trying to force me into prostitution. I do not want to lead that life. My mother told me to lead a better life, to do better things. My sister is married and has children-she cannot take care of me. I have a younger brother to provide for. I do not know what to do. How can I provide? I don’t want to do that life.” Leel is gentle and kind. Her doe like presence is approachable and she radiates...

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