GCWJ https://www.gcwj.org Sat, 17 Apr 2021 04:35:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.7.2 https://www.gcwj.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/cropped-favicon-32x32.png GCWJ https://www.gcwj.org 32 32 Live2free: Resilience During Covid-19 https://www.gcwj.org/live2free-resilience-during-covid-19/ Sat, 17 Apr 2021 04:35:24 +0000 https://www.gcwj.org/?p=2666 In March of 2020, Covid-19 abruptly changed everything about daily life in the United States. As the nation moved online overnight, abolitionists fighting modern-day slavery faced new, unexpected challenges and roadblocks. Rates of human trafficking rose drastically while access to services decreased, creating a need for innovate solutions to address rapidly evolving problems. For years...

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Impact of COVID-19 on Human Trafficking  https://www.gcwj.org/impact-of-covid-19-on-human-trafficking/ Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:40:22 +0000 https://www.gcwj.org/?p=2554 Impact of COVID-19 on Human Trafficking  Read More »

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Impact of COVID-19 on Human Trafficking By Ruthi Hoffman Hanchett After nearly 10 months of a global pandemic that has brought death, isolation, poverty, and fear, those of us in the anti-trafficking community continue to ask the question; how will this affect human trafficking? While data is still emerging and information may be more anecdotal than rigorous, we know that the vulnerabilities that...

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National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month https://www.gcwj.org/national-slavery-human-trafficking-prevention-month/ Wed, 06 Jan 2021 23:07:03 +0000 https://www.gcwj.org/?p=2529 National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month Read More »

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This January, the Global Center for Women and Justice is honoring National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month through an emphasis on solutions for the heightened levels of exploitation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Even under normal circumstances, identifying and providing resources to human-trafficking victims is challenging. Now, with the added complications of the pandemic...

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10 Fair Trade and Ethically Sourced Gift Ideas for this Christmas Season https://www.gcwj.org/10-fair-trade-and-ethically-sourced-gift-ideas-for-this-christmas-season/ Sun, 06 Dec 2020 01:06:46 +0000 https://www.gcwj.org/?p=2499 This holiday season, give gifts mindfully and embrace the opportunity to live out your values! We have compiled our top 10 socially responsible, actively ethical product suggestions. Shop with kindness this Christmas, and give with the knowledge that your gifts are doing good in the world around you! 1. Coastal Choker, elegant handcrafted necklace This lovely handmade jewelry piece is a delicate...

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News | November Edition https://www.gcwj.org/news-november-edition/ Tue, 10 Nov 2020 20:20:53 +0000 https://www.gcwj.org/?p=2459 News | November Edition Read More »

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Celebration of Fair Trade Fashion Live2free’s annual Fair Trade Fashion Show is coming to your virtually this year! We are thrilled to announce this year’s alternative: Live2free’s 2-week Celebration of Fair Trade Fashion. Live2free kicked off this past week with #Live2freeFairTradeChallenge, a social media challenge encouraging people to share their ethical fashion.

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Priceless 2020 – Celebrating 10 Years of Dr. Morgan’s Leadership https://www.gcwj.org/celebrating-10-years/ Wed, 21 Oct 2020 17:04:55 +0000 https://www.gcwj.org/?p=2445 Priceless 2020 – Celebrating 10 Years of Dr. Morgan’s Leadership Read More »

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Despite the limitations COVID-19 has placed around the world, the Global Center for Women and Justice continues to persevere in the fight against human trafficking. The Global Center strived against all odds to virtually plan and execute our Priceless luncheon. The purpose of Priceless is to execute our mission to end human trafficking and the commercial exploitation of children.

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News | October Edition https://www.gcwj.org/news-october-edition/ Thu, 01 Oct 2020 08:00:25 +0000 https://www.gcwj.org/?p=2408 News | October Edition Read More »

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Priceless Luncheon Thank you to all our donors for their generosity and faith in the Global Center for Women and Justice. Thanks to you, we raised $184,189 at Priceless 2020! However, it doesn’t stop there. As we all know, this year has been an unprecedented one in so many ways. We at GCWJ are ready and motivated to take on the new obstacles this year has introduced to the fight against human...

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New Faces Join GCWJ’s Justice, Freedom, and Dignity Internship Program https://www.gcwj.org/new-faces-join-gcwjs-justice-freedom-and-dignity-internship-program/ Thu, 01 Oct 2020 06:39:55 +0000 https://www.gcwj.org/?p=2400 New Faces Join GCWJ’s Justice, Freedom, and Dignity Internship Program Read More »

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GCWJ welcomes six new interns to it Justice, Freedom, and Dignity internship program. Desiree Bradburry, Outreach Intern Desiree is a currently a senior studying Theology with an emphasis in Intercultural Studies at Vanguard University of Southern California. The fight to end human trafficking has been a great passion of hers since high school, and since, she has stayed connected to the issue by...

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Hashtag activism, conspiracy theories, and the truth about human trafficking https://www.gcwj.org/hashtag-activism-conspiracy-theories-and-the-truth-about-human-trafficking/ Tue, 18 Aug 2020 02:57:31 +0000 https://www.gcwj.org/?p=2314 Hashtag activism, conspiracy theories, and the truth about human trafficking by Ruthi Hoffman Hanchett Recently, my social media feed has been flooded with posts, images, and hashtags about human trafficking. As someone who has been actively engaged, learning, teaching, and advocating for the abolition of human trafficking for 20 years, I am glad to see so much interest. Yet, I am concerned that...

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GCWJ Welcomes New Coordinator https://www.gcwj.org/gcwj-welcomes-new-coordinator/ Sun, 16 Aug 2020 12:55:10 +0000 https://www.gcwj.org/?p=2301 The Global Center for Women & Justice is pleased to announce the hiring of GCWJ’s new Coordinator, Clare Warrington. Clare first became involved with anti-trafficking work in 2012 by partnering with 8 Oaks, a non-profit organization that supports child-trafficking survivors in Ghana, Africa. To further her understanding of the complex issues surrounding human trafficking...

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