Discovering Trapped Women

Network for Peace Through Dialogue, Trapped WomenSince publishing our educational packet “Modern Slavery: The Secret World of Trafficking of Women,” we have been gathering stories about its use.  The idea is that these stories can be useful to others thinking about opening conversations about sex trafficking and considering action.  Here’s one of the stories:

In addition they discussed a young mother in a family who seems caught as the object of overt sexual behavior by males within the family structure.  It raised questions such as, “Where do you go when you see this problem?”  “Where can we send the ones that wish to escape?”  It seemed that the dialogue in the session raised new concerns about what may be happening in the community.

One question that arose is:  How can we open conversations with women in the community who seem trapped but who are guarded in many ways?

These staff members are seeking help for themselves and their clients.  They will surely be continuing this conversation among themselves, too.

–Kathleen Kanet

About networkforpeace

Network for Peace through Dialogue (formerly the Center of International Learning) was begun in 1985 by sociologists, theologians, and educators from Germany, the Philippines and the United States united by their world view and wanting to participate in transformative change. The Center was to provide ongoing learning, analysis and collaboration between people of the Northern and Southern hemispheres. There were two specific goals: to promote democratic processes and to work toward de-militarization. Thus since 1985 The Network for Peace through Dialogue has been dedicated to connecting grassroots communities, both local and global in order to identify and research common issues and solutions in the areas of making peace and promoting just action. Our objective is to provide a platform so that communities and societies can expand understanding and discuss their differences within a dynamic environment to help resolve conflicts and cooperate more fully. In all our programs we do so by analyzing, facilitating, and fostering dialogue, identifying solutions and sharing information.
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2 Responses to Discovering Trapped Women

  1. hi. i like the colors
    Jinny

  2. I like we can put pictures on each blog

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