Microsoft: How Tech Companies Can Engage Billions on Human Rights

Originally posted by Dunstan Allison Hope and Dan Bross on Greenbiz.com on September 18, 2014— “How can technology companies engage with users — who number in the billions — on potential human rights challenges?The release of a working paper released this week endeavors to answer this question. The paper was informed by a global series of expert roundtables … More Microsoft: How Tech Companies Can Engage Billions on Human Rights

BRAZIL: Maltese Nun Campaigns Against World Cup Sex Trafficking

Published by The Malta Independent on May 30, 2014— “This week, a group of nuns in Brazil, including Maltese nun Sister Carmen Sammut, launched a campaign against what they see as the growing risk of human trafficking, worker exploitation, forced prostitution and sex tourism during next month’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The nuns, whose … More BRAZIL: Maltese Nun Campaigns Against World Cup Sex Trafficking

Photographer Raised $50,000 To Fight Human Trafficking After Being Offered A Baby For $50

By Robbie Couch for The Huffington Post on June 6, 2014— “Everything changed for Tanner Wendell Stewart when he was in Bulgaria in 2012. Stewart, a Seattle-based photographer, had spotted a man holding a baby. Wanting to capture the beautiful moment, he asked the man if he could take a photo. After a brief exchange, … More Photographer Raised $50,000 To Fight Human Trafficking After Being Offered A Baby For $50

CHARLOTTE: Gallery Crawl to Benefit Victims of Human Trafficking

By Ann Sheridan for NBC Charlotte on November 1, 2013— “The city light Charlotte studio may look simple, but inside big things are happening. “Hope of love. That’s what they have little of — hope. That’s the one thing we’re in the process of changing,” Said CityLight volunteer Donya Dunlap, as she showed off artwork … More CHARLOTTE: Gallery Crawl to Benefit Victims of Human Trafficking

REGISTER: Anti-Trafficking Fundraiser at Glassybaby, Nov. 23

Light on Abolition Host: Abolition Task Force – (University Presbyterian Church) – contact: Christine Haas 206.465.6033 When: Saturday, November 23 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Where: Glassybaby in Madrona 3406 East Union Street Seattle, WA 98122 Please join us and learn about human trafficking in the Seattle area. Enjoy some wine, buy some Glassybabys … More REGISTER: Anti-Trafficking Fundraiser at Glassybaby, Nov. 23

SEATTLE: Commercial Sexual Exploitation Trainings Coming Up!

The City of Seattle – Human Services Department (HSD) is pleased to announce the following commercial sexual exploitation trainings available to City of Seattle employees and community members for October and November 2013.  Additional information and registration are available on HSD’s web-page:  http://www.seattle.gov/humanservices/domesticviolence/prostitutedyouth.  For more information, please contact Lauren Poole at lauren.poole@seattle.gov or 206-233-2774   … More SEATTLE: Commercial Sexual Exploitation Trainings Coming Up!

Come Learn and Support the Seattle South Asian Film Festival from October 4-13

Tasveer is putting on the Seattle South Asian Film Festival from October 4th-13th and will be featuring the following movie, “Oass”! Please take some time to go watch this wonderful masterpiece on Saturday, October 12, at 1pm. Saturday, 12th October, 1PM, Mobius Hall, Cascadia Community College Oass (Abhinav Shiv Tiwari, Nepal/India, 105 min. 2012): It’s the turbulent journey … More Come Learn and Support the Seattle South Asian Film Festival from October 4-13