This Burmese Nunnery Saved 200 Girls From Sex Slavery

By Paula Froelich, Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo Travel, on December 10, 2014— “Buddhist nuns are everywhere among the streets of Myanmar — of all different ages, some as young as 5. Dressed in pink loose-fitting shirts and pants with orange scarves, they have shaved heads and rely on alms to pay for their schooling, food, housing, … More This Burmese Nunnery Saved 200 Girls From Sex Slavery

PROS + CONS OF LEGALIZING PROSTITUTION FORUM IN SEATTLE

FEATURED EVENT PROS + CONS OF LEGALIZING PROSTITUTION To learn both views and more from local Seattle experts on the positions of legalizing prostitution, decriminalization, and the human rights issues in this provocative topic. DATE: 11/18/14 TIME: 5:15 PM (DOORS OPEN @ 5 PM) LOCATION: RONALD GEBALLE AUDITORIUM @ UW PHYSICS-ASTRONOMY BUILDING A102 MAP COST: FREE … More PROS + CONS OF LEGALIZING PROSTITUTION FORUM IN SEATTLE

Tougher Police Tactics Stinging Sex Buyers to Get Rid of Demand

Originally published on The Seattle Times by Sara Jean Green on October 15, 2014— “In a trio of musty-smelling motel rooms on Pacific Highway South, a group of cops made four arrests in quick succession — two businessmen in button-down shirts, a college student who swung by after class and a man in his 50s … More Tougher Police Tactics Stinging Sex Buyers to Get Rid of Demand

HUMAN RIGHTS SOCIETY Counters Author John Grisham’s View of Child Pornography

Written by Human Right Society’s Asia-Pacific Ambassador Steph-Mai Lowe on October 16, 2014 in response to an article by The Telegraph entitled, “John Grisham: Men Who Watch Child Porn Are Not All Paedophiles”— Is there a better way to fire up the debate regarding child pornography than with a celebrity tripping over his words and upsetting human rights organizations? … More HUMAN RIGHTS SOCIETY Counters Author John Grisham’s View of Child Pornography

New Report from National Human Rights Commission Focuses on Women Trafficked in South Asia

Originally published on The Himalayan Times on Septebmer 6, 2014— “A recently released report of the National Human Rights Commissions titled Trafficking in persons especially on women and children in Nepal, which is based on the data of various governmental and non-governmental organisations, says that majority of women and children are being trafficked for sexual … More New Report from National Human Rights Commission Focuses on Women Trafficked in South Asia

‘One in 10 Girls Raped or Sexually Assaulted,’ U.N. Report Says

Originally published on Yahoo News Digest on September 5, 2014— “About 120 million girls worldwide—slightly more than one in 10—have been forced to have sex by the age of 20. Further, one-fifth of all homicide victims globally are under 20 years old, resulting in 95,000 deaths in 2012, according to a new United Nations report. … More ‘One in 10 Girls Raped or Sexually Assaulted,’ U.N. Report Says