Here’s Your Chance to Support Some Fantastic Riders!

Hope for the Sold is taking part in this year’s Ride for Refuge, where people hop on bikes to raise funds for the displaced, vulnerable, and exploited. The money raised for Hope for the Sold is going towards this important project.  If you are not riding yourself, this is an opportunity for you to support […]

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The Whistleblower Movie Review

I recently went to see The Whistleblower with my husband Jay and some abolitionist friends.  The movie is based on the book (my review here) by Kathryn Bolkovac and Cari Lynn, about Bokovac’s real life experience working for a US military contractor in Bosnia. There she uncovers that peacekeepers from several international agencies are involved […]

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In Pictures: Free-them Freedom Walk

Free-them put together a FANTASTIC walk to raise money and awareness to fight human trafficking in Toronto!  It was great to meet some of you who follow this blog in person, and to join together to do something that really matters.  Here are some pictures from the event. Enjoy!   “Never doubt that a small […]

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The Not So Glorious Road: A Rant Sparked by Basketball

I recently watched Glory Road, the inspirational true story about a basketball coach who defied status quo in the 1960s when he recruited black players onto his college team.  The movie shows how the team fought exhaustion, racism, personal differences and social pressure, resulting in one of the most remarkable college ball seasons in history. […]

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An Escort’s Story

Ruhama, an organization that helps women affected by prostitution and sex trafficking in Ireland, published a report last year with statistics and stories. I will summarize their findings in another post, but wanted to share one story from an ex-escort.   I’ve included the piece of the report that sets some context below, followed by […]

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Are Women the Only Ones Being Trafficked?

Last week I received an email from a reader that said this: I have noticed part of your site reads “if it were your daughter, girlfriend, sister or wife …..What would you do?” I am just curious as to why you have limited this statement to describing female victims when there are male victims of […]

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In Pictures: Ignite Justice GTA

This weekend marked the end of the Ignite the Road to Justice tour, led by Miss Canada Tara Teng. Here are some pictures from the Toronto Area events.  Photo credits go to Helena Kube from the Ignite Team and Patrick & Yifan from Voices of the Broken.     We need more events like this. […]

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Labour Day Ponderings

Today in Canada is a day of rest. A day for family and friends. A day to get ready for the fall season. A day to look back on summer’s memories. A day to live, to read, to savour. Today for victims of trafficking is a day of work. A day full of customers and […]

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