Quinnipiac Student Returns to Haiti to Help Change Lives, Fight Human Trafficking

By Ebony Walmsley, New Haven Register, on March 13, 2014— “When Nina Brandi left Haiti two years ago, she knew one day she wanted to return to shine a light on the Restavec Freedom Alliance, a group that works to stop human trafficking. And now, the Quinnipiac University student’s personal experience has prompted a trip … More Quinnipiac Student Returns to Haiti to Help Change Lives, Fight Human Trafficking

Film at NAU Today Explores Global Issues of Prostitution

Posted on azdailysun.com on March 05, 2014— “NAU’s International Film Series continues today with a screening of the documentary “Whores’ Glory.” Directed by Michael Glawogger of Austria, the 2011 film has a 109 minute running time. The screening will be at 7 p.m. in room 120 of the NAU Liberal Arts Building. “WHORE’S GLORY,” is … More Film at NAU Today Explores Global Issues of Prostitution

ILLINOIS: Campaign Against Human Trafficking Grows

By Mike Moen on January 27, 2014— “January [was] human trafficking awareness month. In Illinois, advocates continue to raise awareness in hopes of preventing such activity. Advocates say Illinois, especially the Chicago-area, is a hub for human trafficking. With the region serving as a key transportation center, experts say traffickers bring young women here, and … More ILLINOIS: Campaign Against Human Trafficking Grows

LOS ANGELES: Official Unveils Sex-Trafficking Diversion Effort

By LINDA DEUTSCH, AP Special Correspondent, on February 12, 2014— “The Los Angeles County district attorney said Wednesday she was launching a program to keep young victims of sex trafficking from being prosecuted for engaging in prostitution. District Attorney Jackie Lacey said minors engaging in sex for pay will be viewed as victims, not criminals, … More LOS ANGELES: Official Unveils Sex-Trafficking Diversion Effort

‘Project Concern International’ Leading Efforts to Combat Sex Trafficking in Southern California, Border Region

Originally posted on Febrauary 14, 2014, on The Daily Journal— “In response to the proliferation of sex trafficking in the San Diego and US/Mexico border region, PCI (Project Concern International) is providing leadership by convening key stakeholders and launching programs aimed at preventing sex trafficking in these areas. Building on a successful anti-trafficking education program … More ‘Project Concern International’ Leading Efforts to Combat Sex Trafficking in Southern California, Border Region

Attend the 2014 Freedom Network Conference—April 1-2

The Freedom Network is a national coalition of anti-human trafficking service organizations and advocates. Their members take a rights-based approach to human trafficking and modern-day slavery. The Network was formed in 2001 and currently has 35 member agencies and some individual experts around the United States. The keynote speakers at the conference this year will … More Attend the 2014 Freedom Network Conference—April 1-2

‘Girl Rising’ Film + Discussion

FEATURED EVENT GIRL RISING Screening + Discussion SIFF organizes and hosts this Academy Award-nominated film directed by Richard E. Robbins. ‘Girl Rising’ journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary … More ‘Girl Rising’ Film + Discussion

SEATTLE: Couple Brings Medicine & Self Defense to Sex Abuse Victims in Vietnam

By Stacy Nguyen for Northwest Asian Weekly on January 9, 2014— “On Dec. 15, Seattle natives Thuy Do and her husband, Jesse Robbins, met Linh Doan, director of One Body Village (OBV) in Cambodia. They had a long day ahead. They would visit two villages, where Do, a doctor, would be examining 30 patients. The … More SEATTLE: Couple Brings Medicine & Self Defense to Sex Abuse Victims in Vietnam

SEATTLE: Holy Names Academy’s ‘Junior State of America’ Chapter Protests Human Trafficking

By JSA Director of Publicity, Hari Mahesh, on January 12, 2014— “On the 5th of January, the Holy Names JSA Chapter took matters into their own hands and protested Human Trafficking in the Westlake Center (located in downtown Seattle). Even though most protests are loud and rowdy in conveying their message, the Holy Names JSA … More SEATTLE: Holy Names Academy’s ‘Junior State of America’ Chapter Protests Human Trafficking

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