On December 10th, 1948, the United Nations signed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document of 30 articles listing the human rights common to all people. Human rights is a concept many people have heard of, but few actually know much about. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the “recognition of the inherent […]
Testimony from a Human Trafficking Response Coordinator Major Ray Lamont, The Salvation Army Why did you decide to enroll in the Anti-Human Trafficking Certificate program? As a practitioner in this field, I had been looking for a way to engage in academic studies surrounding modern slavery and human trafficking while still being able to
Mental Health and Leadership in Athletics Written By Malia Yim, Student at Westmont College The Olympics are a big deal in my household. With all four of my family members being former or current high competing athletes, you best believe that we have two televisions in our living room streaming at one time. Women’s gymnastics,
She wanted her suffering response to be helpful to women that had experienced what she experienced. In order for her to be able to do that, she had to confront the perpetrators. She had to make peace with them and with her experience. And that was in passion. She took all of her sufferings and translated it into the actual change of her country.
The Global Center for Women and Justice (GCWJ) traveled to Argentina for eight days this past June to present on anti-trafficking best practices. Nestled between Paraguay and Brazil, the Misiones province in northern Argentina is reported as especially vulnerable to human trafficking due to the tri-border region.
I was overjoyed by how many people were using their platforms—be they professional baseball players, celebrity performers, or NGOs—to bring awareness to human trafficking, and I feel extremely thankful that I get to play a part in #StrikeOutSlavery.
As a licensed counselor and chairman of a local coalition working against human trafficking, I listened to the Ending Human Trafficking Podcast voraciously.
The future of women in the Middle East depends on women in the Middle East. We will continue to support their leadership and water the seeds they have planted.