You can read more about this week’s events in Tuesday’s post. I’ve had a lot on my mind the past few days and will be writing a more reflective post on this issue soon. Stay tuned.
As awareness spreads, the issue of sex trafficking is increasingly showing up in movies and TV shows. Actress Karen Robinson (Lars and the Real Girl, The Gospel According to the Blues), who plays Detective Ingrid Evans on King – a detective show on Showcase – recently sat down with retired Toronto Police Service Detective Wendy Leaver […]
THIS is what an abolitionist anthem sounds like – let’s join in and BE the movement!
For my sisters on International Women’s Day!
Ever feel like you are not making a difference? That changing the world is too overwhelming? That there is no point to even trying? Let’s drop our excuses and live out influence and leadership daily – it could look different than you thought! Check out this 6 minute TED Talk.
Beautiful. When I was younger, I remember hearing that the most powerful comfort can come from a wounded healer. Many of the women at Treasures have experienced exploitation, manipulation, self-loathing, regret, and abuse, enabling them to understand fully and empathize with those trapped in the trade who feel forgotten. Check out the Treasures website to […]
I love spoken word poetry. This one by Dawn Saylor is powerful. Thanks Mark Whitt for posting this on our facebook wall.
This is a powerful song about modern day slavery and exploitation in its many forms. The chorus make me want to cry…“preparame la cena que regreso pronto” – human trafficking victims telling their families to prepare dinner for them for when they come home. This shows the deception that is involved in human trafficking, as […]
It’s true – we can have all the legislation in the world to prevent sex trafficking, but ending demand for prostitution and pornography is the only guaranteed way to end sexual exploitation. Ultimately trafficking is fueled by greed, lust, and power, and these are issues of the heart. Men, on behalf of A it. A […]