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Stripping Away the Stigma: Christian Ministries Help Women Escape Sex Industry
Originally Posted: 05/12/2014 - 1:54pm | Type: Blog

The smoke, the loud music, and the smell of perfumes trigger uncomfortable memories for Polly Wright. The smoke, the loud music, and the smell of perfumes trigger uncomfortable me ...

Weaving a Hopeful Future
Originally Posted: 01/30/2013 - 9:21am | Type: Blog

In the West, machines do most of the commercial weaving, not people. In Ethiopia, and elsewhere in the developing world, handloom weaving is most often an occupation for men and one that isn't usually her ...

Sojourners Observes Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Originally Posted: 01/11/2012 - 4:23pm | Type: Blog

Sojourners has long been committed to the fight to end this abhorrent evil, and the current issue of Sojourners Magazine seeks to engage the topic head-on. Click through to explore our coverage and involvement ...

Light in the darkness – an interview with Daniel Walker, author of "God in a Brothel"
Originally Posted: 12/07/2011 - 12:50pm | Type: Blog

Author Daniel Walker sits down with Sojourners' James Colten to talk about his new book, "God in a Brothel," the scourge of child slavery and the sex industry worldwide, and the church's r ...

How Child Sex Trafficking is Being Overcome in the Philippines
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

One of the things that make the work of fighting global slavery so difficult is that people feel defeated by the sheer size and scope of the problem. One of the things that make t ...