Category Archives: Human Trafficking

Discovering Trapped Women

Since 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 … Continue reading

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On Demand—Trafficking for sex

From our colleague: Kris Wade Executive Director The Justice Project http://www.thejusticeprojectkc.org How do we address the “demand” side of sex trafficking?  At a recent presentation during meetings of the UN on the status of women, Kris Wade spoke as a … Continue reading

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The Whistleblower is a “Must See” Film

Posted for Kathleen Kanet: I recently saw the movie The Whistleblower, a powerful and very disturbing story.   It is an account based on a true story of the human trafficking of young women in post-war Bosnia.  Kathryn Bolkovac, a … Continue reading

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Coalitions Fight Human Trafficking in the Philippines

June 13, 2011  — Living Room Dialogue with Sharon Tiongco, Executive Director of the Philippine Agency for Community and Family Combat Human Trafficking through Networking and Partnership – A Philippine Scenario In the Philippines, older women promising good jobs go … Continue reading

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Modern Slavery: Sex Trafficking

Following up on the discussion at the June 8 Living Room Dialogue on sex trafficking, we invite you to post any additional thoughts about the topic here.

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Two Views on the Sex Industry

With election day coming up, I have been intrigued by the candidacy of Kristen Davis, the former madam who is running for governor of New York State.   From what I can tell from her TV image, she is personable and … Continue reading

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