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WANTED: ONE HUNDRED SPECIAL PEOPLE

Another year has already passed. Can you believe it? It’s been a great year at the shelter, but also a challenging year. This year we are branching out and extending our assistance to include boys as well as girls who have been trafficked and held as sex slaves. Boys are beginning to come forward for [...]

Human Trafficking, The African Angle

Human Trafficking, The African Angle

By Ifeanyi Onwumere   Human trafficking is the modern day slavery. I’m sure we’ve all heard it before, but until we find a way to purge it from among us, it bears repeating. Just as slavery proved an extremely cruel, yet profitable business venture in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, modern-day slavery (human trafficking) provides [...]

Early Trafficked Victims-Bucharest 1997

Early Trafficked Victims-Bucharest 1997

by Pam Pyne Romania’s street children: sex-slaves, and those most vulnerable to human trafficking and forced prostitution. By 1997, I had lived in Romania for four years. Each week I, along with a group of people from the church I attended, took food and clothing to the street where children who lived under the manhole [...]

New Year’s Lesson From Trafficked Victims

New Year’s Lesson From Trafficked Victims

Ingredients For A Happy New Year by Iana Matei with Pam Pyne I say it all the time, “I wish you a happy New Year.”  But what exactly does that mean? The girls from the shelter and I made some discoveries during this Christmas season that stand a good chance to move us forward into [...]

Root Cause Of Child Vulnerability To Human Trafficking (continued)

Root Cause Of Child Vulnerability To Human Trafficking (continued)

by Iana Matei with Pam Pyne (continued from December 6, 2010) The root cause of children being lured by human traffickers isn’t poverty. It’s dysfunctional families living in the midst of poverty.  Iana Matei When slave traders, transported 18 year old Sylvia, a virgin, from Romania to Italy with the intension of selling her into [...]

Root Cause Of Child Vulnerability To Human Traffickers

Root Cause Of Child Vulnerability To Human Traffickers

by Iana Matei with Pam Pyne The root cause of children being lured by human traffickers isn’t poverty. It’s dysfunctional families living in the midst of poverty. When slave traders, transported 18 year old Sylvia from Romania to Italy with the intension of selling her into prostitution, the role her family played in her heroic [...]

Upcoming Anti-Trafficking Documentary

Upcoming Anti-Trafficking Documentary

This site describes the upcoming documentary featuring Iana Matei and other abolitionists. It also provides a wealth of information and resources. Visit the official site for Not My Life.

Read Tomorrow’s Post by Joy Morris

Read Tomorrow’s Post by Joy Morris

Tomorrow contributing blogger, Joy Morris, will be posting to this site. Learn how after spending many years in the entertainment industry, as a model, actress, and TV Host, Joy became an anti-trafficking advocate. Joy will share her unique motivation that led to her outcry to “Free The Slaves!” Don’t miss Joy’s inspiring story.

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