Lisa Ling goes undercover inside the world of domestic sex trafficking in Washington, D.C. Take a look…
Bras being used to combat human trafficking in Mozambique.
Editor’s note: Watch “Mozambique or Bust” on CNN International: Friday, February 15 at 1630 GMT, Saturday Feb. 16 at 1400 GMT and 2130 GMT, and repeats Sunday until Wednesday.
Denver, Colorado (CNN) — Tashina was trafficked for sex when she was 15-years-old. Ofelia, when she was 12.
Tashina finds it helpful to talk about it. “We lived in darkness,” she said. For Ofelia, talking about the past is too painful. She just winds up crying.
But both women smile broadly as they talk about their future. A future filled with promise and hope, thanks to the kindness of a complete stranger half a world away from their home in Mozambique.
Kimba Langas is a college-educated, stay-at-home mom in suburban Denver, Colorado. She says she grew up in a middle class family with loving parents, never wanting for anything.
“I am fortunate,” Langas said. “I was born at the right…
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Most experts believe that slavery will exist as long as there are economic disparities – and unscrupulous individuals willing to exploit others for profit. But that doesn’t mean effective action isn’t possible. Here are a few ways slavery’s ugly presence can be eliminated or at least significantly reduced:
Note: This list will continue to grow as I continue to research this policy area.
Join Richmond Justice Initiative at Cool Spring Baptist Church on Thursday, February 21 from 7-9pm for an informative Action Meeting! This Action Meeting will: share background information on who RJI is as an organization; give an informational presentation on the issue of human trafficking; provide relevant news and updates; highlight various issues in the different aspects of human trafficking; present opportunities to volunteer with the organization & within your community.