Day 1 After International Women’s Day – Still Celebrating, Still Advocating

At only 17-yr old, Malala Yousafzai was the youngest recipient, at the time in 2014, as a Nobel Peace Prize laureate for her courageous advocacy of girls education in her home region of Swat District, Pakistan. Blogged for BBC as early as 11-yr old and almost died from being assassinated by a Taliban soldier when … More Day 1 After International Women’s Day – Still Celebrating, Still Advocating

Teens Arrested In Mass Shooting At Seattle Homeless Camp

Originally posted by Bill Chappell on NPR on February 2, 2016— “Police have arrested three teenagers — ages 13, 16, and 17 — who are believed to have carried out last week’s deadly attack on a homeless camp in Seattle known as “The Jungle.” Two people were killed in the shooting; three more were hospitalized. … More Teens Arrested In Mass Shooting At Seattle Homeless Camp

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

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

KIRKLAND: Bulgarian Fugitive in 18 Human-Trafficking Deaths Arrested Outside of Seattle

Posted by Mike Carter for The Seattle Times on October 21, 2013— “A convicted Bulgarian fugitive and human trafficker, responsible for the deaths of 18 Sri Lankan nationals who suffocated in the back of a cargo truck in 1995, has been arrested in Kirkland, where he had been working as a long-haul trucker, according to the … More KIRKLAND: Bulgarian Fugitive in 18 Human-Trafficking Deaths Arrested Outside of Seattle

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!

SEATTLE: FBI Raids Rescue 3 Children from Sex Trafficking

By Associated Press and KOMO on July 29, 2013— “Three children from our region have been rescued from sex trafficking and three pimps have been arrested as part of a nationwide FBI sweep. Authorities rescued 105 children who were forced into prostitution and arrested 150 pimps and others in a three-day law enforcement sweep in 76 … More SEATTLE: FBI Raids Rescue 3 Children from Sex Trafficking

Watch Panel Discussion on Sex Trafficking

Great opportunity to watch this full panel discussion (5/3/13) on sex trafficking moderated by Human Rights Society’s very own, Jenna Labourr, in Seattle. Hear local anti-trafficking experts include Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Dept. of Justice prosecutor Ye-Ting Woo, service provider Leslie Briner MSW, survivor Noel Gomez talk about the chilling problem of human sex trafficking in the … More Watch Panel Discussion on Sex Trafficking