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The Passion of Relisha Rudd
Originally Posted: 05/02/2014 - 6:35pm | Type: Blog

The first ominous sign that the Relisha Rudd case was slipping from the local Washington, D.C. imagination was when the police alert signs posted on the roads into the city had their messages changed, or were ...

Obama Speaks Out Against Modern Slavery
Originally Posted: 09/28/2012 - 9:42am | Type: Blog

When a little boy is kidnapped, turned into a child soldier, forced to kill or be killed — that’s slavery. "When a little girl is sold by her impoverished family — girls my daughters’ age — runs away fro ...

The Weight
Originally Posted: 10/24/2013 - 11:16am | Type: Blog

In fact, why aren’t there many chicken restaurants in neighborhoods like this? Why aren’t these wonderful shining examples of Christianity and life lining up to alleviate the suffering in these places? If we w ...

Passion 2012 Calls Us to Rise Up Against Modern-Day Slavery
Originally Posted: 01/12/2012 - 11:26am | Type: Blog

A pervasive criticism of modern Christians, both from outsiders as well as concerned Christians, is that people of faith are not taking seriously Jesus’ call for us to serve “the least of these.” Thankfully, ...

The World Cup and Human Trafficking
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

When South Africa was selected to host the World Cup, there was much rejoicing and reflection on how far the country had come. When South Africa was selected to host the World Cup ...

The Trafficker Next Door
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 3:05pm | Type: Magazine Article

Becky Garrison A conversation with filmmaker Libby Spears. In Playground: The Child Sex Trade in America , ...

Extended Interview with Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:16am | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Promoting gender equality is crucial to combating global poverty, a point Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn make in their new ...

Audio Interview with Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:38am | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Promoting gender equality is crucial to combating global poverty, a point Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn make in their new ...

To Hell with Human Trafficking. There, I Said It.
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Is it possible that we as Christians just aren't angry enough about injustices like human trafficking and slavery? Perhaps we've grown too desensitized, domesticated, and docile. ...

Slumdog Millionaire's India: My Sobering Reality
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

The movie <a href="http://www.foxsearchlight.com/slumdogmillionaire/" target="_blank"><em>Slumdog Millionair</em>e</a> and the Booker Prize-winning novel <em>& ...

Stopping Traffic
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez The new global anti-trafficking movement is expanding ...

Cry Freedom!
Originally Posted: 05/08/2013 - 9:47am | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone The modern global slave trade and those who fight it. Twenty-seven million slaves exist in our ...

'In You I Take Refuge'
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:30am | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone Through faith and business savvy, the Hagar Project gives new life to freed slaves in Cambodia. ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Stately Action. After much work by its Catholic majority, the Philippines officially banned the death penalty in June, ...

Katja's Story
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone Human trafficking thrives in the new global economy. Economists point to the fluidity of capita ...

Anti-trafficking Success
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank After unanimous votes in Congress, President Bush signed into law in early January the Trafficking Victims Protectio ...

Mixed Messages
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:20pm | Type: Magazine Article

Josh Andersen Does Ricky Martin's sexed-up music undercut his anti-trafficking activism? Ricky Martin is ...

Body Language
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Mark Betz Sex Trafficking Dance therap ...

Life in the Balance
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 2:05pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Brian Bolton Five young wo ...

Unity Against Sexual Trafficking
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 12:04pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Schleicher One-hundred and thirty-eight national religious leaders announced in June their support for the Freedom From Sexual Tra ...

An Ancient and Global Tragedy
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 11:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Eugenie de Rosier Why the sex industry thrives. The evening was sultry, and a hot, smoggy haze created halo ...