Branded by Pimps But Rebranded by New Life

By: Sara Kim Human trafficking may be closer to our lives than many of us assume. Although many people in the United States picture poor areas of hunger-stricken countries when it comes to the phrase “human trafficking,” it is estimated that hundreds of thousands of women and children in the U.S. are sold for sexual … Read more

Story of a Human Trafficking Survivor

By: Janice Tjeng   Jen Spry, a 42-year-old registered nurse, was once a victim of child trafficking. When she was 8, her neighbor caught her and the other children at her neighborhood, Norristown, Pennsylvania. She was tortured and sexually assaulted for two years as part of her daily routine from 3-6pm. At that time, no … Read more

Excerpt of “Open Letter to President Xi Jinping”

Re: Open Letter to President Xi Jinping, 34th Anniversary of China’s One Child Policy By Reggie LittleJohn Posted on September 25th, 2014 To President Xi Jinping: Today is the 34th anniversary of the official institution of China’s barbaric One Child Policy, which has caused incalculable suffering to hundreds of millions of women and families of China. … Read more

Excerpt: “ISIL’s Abuse of Women and Girls Must Be Stopped”

Catherine M. Russell Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues The Huffington Post Washington, DC September 12, 2014   Beheadings are not the only horrors perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, known as ISIL. Over the past two months, there has been a tragic stream of reports about thousands of women and girls … Read more