Adding Sparkle & Giving Hope: NightLight Design Jewelry

I am attracted to shiny things, and for this my husband sometimes calls me a raccoon. This week I discovered NightLight International, which offers a lot of shiny things! Are you looking for some jewelry to buy for the ladies in your life? Do you like supporting artisans? If so, this post is for you. […]

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Destination India: Send a Letter of Love

My dear friend Tara Teng, who currently holds the title of Ms. Canada, has started a letter writing campaign to Dalit children in India.  In his book Dalit Freedom Now and Forever: The Epic Struggle for Dalit Emancipation, Joseph D’souza explains why the Dalit people are vulnerable to abuse, trafficking,  and sexual exploitation: The root […]

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Meet an Abolitionist: Saskia Wishart

There aren’t many things that excite me as much as interviewing people who have devoted their lives to fight for freedom.  Saskia Wishart began abolition work in 2008.  She has been the regional director for the Not for Sale campaign in South Africa and is soon starting a new chapter in their European office.  Many […]

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This Week in ON Courts: Appeal to Re-Examine Prostitution Laws

For those of you who have been following Ontario’s journey with prostitution law over the past year, this week has been a heavy one for abolitionists and anti-trafficking advocates.  For those of you who are just now getting into the debate, get some background on Ontario’s court decision from last summer here. The government’s appeal […]

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Vistas Ahead: Confessions of an Abolitionist

“But I have discovered that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come. But I can only rest for […]

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If I Should Have a Daughter…

Girls, Never stop dreaming. Never stop standing up for what is right. Never stop seeing the blessing in the midst of heartache. Never stop being a voice for the exploited. Never settle for status quo. Never let critics determine the course of your life. Instead be devoted to mercy. Love justice. Pursue compassion. Have courage. […]

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