Tag Archives: Human Trafficking

Let Me Try to Enlighten You

“Slavery: Here and Now,” a panel discussion on human trafficking, hosted in St. Aloysius Church, was a heart-wrenching and enlightening turning point of my life.  It was held on October 23rd, and attracted a good number of males, females and … Continue reading

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We Remain Faceless

Ever since I was a child, my mother told me to be accepting of all human qualities except cruelty and greed. I still follow her advice today. When I came across the New York Times article released on Monday about … Continue reading

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Strip Clubs, Trafficking, Soap and National Conventions

What is it about a big political convention or a Superbowl that turns guys on?  These seem to be especially testosterone-boosting events.  I’ve been fascinated by news stories about the excited preparations of strip club owners in Tampa as they … Continue reading

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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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What Makes a John?

I’ve got pornography on my mind because I have just been reading two books, “Lost Memory of Skin” by Russell Banks and “Empire of Illusion”by Chris Hedges.  I was drawn to these books because of the Network for Peace’s current … 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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