How Safe Are Your Children from Human Trafficking?

Warning: This post is one of the most important we’ve ever featured, but it isn’t the easiest to read. Anti-human trafficking advocate, Deirdre Flynn, interviewed Holly Smith, a survivor and author, about her experience as a victim of the sex industry. The story is below. Envy is often what makes our children vulnerable to predators. Pimps and slavers promote discontent. They fill immature minds with dreams of the exciting and glamorous life others are living. A life that has been out of … [Read more...]

Anti-Slavery Day celebrated, creating awareness OCT 18

People with slaves? They don't know how to behave, so let's demonstrate ... Anti Slavery Day 18 October 2014 What do you think when you hear Anti Slavery Day? That slavery is something of the past? It should be, yet it's still rife in many parts of the world. Slavery has existed almost as long as human beings themselves, having been recorded as far back as the fifth century BC. Many people were treated as dogs - locked in chains around their hands, feet and even their necks. … [Read more...]

Child Prostitution, 2014 World Cup’s Darkest Side

Amid the events surrounding the 2014 World Cup showcasing Brazil's dynamic culture, food and other assets, and the memorable plays on the soccer field, with perhaps the best so far being Robin Van Persie's masterful header against Spain on the second day of play, there's a 'dark side': deep-rooted problems simmering just below the surface in South America's largest country with child prostitution an especially grim reminder that all is not football and Carnival. In the first decade of the … [Read more...]

Task Force on Trafficking of Women and Girls in Canada

Trafficking of girls and women is illegal, a human rights violation and an extreme form of violence against women. The solutions to end sex trafficking of girls and women are intrinsically linked to all of our key priorities: helping women transition out of poverty; ending violence against women; building strong, resilient girls; and public education and advocacy. The Canadian Women's Foundation is investing nearly $2 million over three years to provide funding to organizations, conduct … [Read more...]

Human Trafficking Awareness – JAN 2014

In support of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) is providing resources for mental health professionals, law enforcement personnel, health care professionals, and survivors on how to recognize signs of trafficking and provide services for human trafficking survivors. Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where traffickers profit from the control and exploitation of others. As defined under US federal law, victims of human … [Read more...]

Does banning prostitution make women safer?, Laura Agustín

'Most of what we think we know about sex trafficking is wrong', says Laura Agustín, who has spent 20 years investigating the sex industry. There is a proposal in the UK to clamp down on prostitution by criminalizing the purchase of sex. Why do you object? Millions of people around the world make a living selling sex, for many different reasons. What are they expected to do? This would take away their livelihoods. Selling sex may be their preference out of a limited range of … [Read more...]

WE’VE, ‘New’ grassroot women’s group that fight sex trafficking !

WE'VE got a problem: Human Trafficking In our 'human civilization', millions are enslaved as prostitutes Pimps kidnap, terrorize and rape 1,000,000 children every year They make billions of $ at the expense of destroying young lives WE'VE got to put a stop to it!   >>>> In KOREAN LANGUAGE   WE'VE got a plan: To stop sex business by stopping sex customers, human trafficking WE'VE got a goal: To keep sex within marriage by education and activism WE'VE got an … [Read more...]

JAPAN celebrates new Prime Minister, Mari Yamaguchi

Japan Government  Profile  2012 Country name conventional long form: none conventional short form: Japan local long form: Nihon-koku/Nippon-koku local short form: Nihon/Nippon Government type a parliamentary government with a constitutional monarchy Capital name: Tokyo geographic coordinates: 35 41 N, 139 45 E time difference: UTC+9 (14 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time) Administrative divisions 47 prefectures; Aichi, Akita, Aomori, Chiba, … [Read more...]

INSPIRATIONAL WINDOW – Children are Gifts …

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Catherine MacKinnon – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman, one that is devoting her life to ground-breaking solutions to one of our world's deepest subjects: Sexual Harassment and civil rights. Her life has contributed throughout the woman's movement in areas of prostitution and as global advisor on Gender Issues.     WOMAN of ACTION™     Catherine MacKinnon Will the word “Woman,” like the word “Jew” finally come to stand for a reality of … [Read more...]

STOP HUMAN Trafficking ~ Break The Chains, David Wee

  HUMAN TRAFFICKING must STOP !!!   A song to remind us of the human trafficking, the modern day slavery and the cruel child labour that persist in every part of the world. It is hope that this song will continue to help enhance the awareness. Let us continue the fight against these demeaning practices ! VIDEO ONLINE ONLY Did you know that slavery still exists today? Today, it’s known as modern day slavery or Human Trafficking, which is the buying & selling … [Read more...]

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