If I forget them, I will become just a man without feelings, just a man who is using a very precious life in vain.

Meet Serghey, a staff member at ESCAPE magazine in Moldova. This pop culture magazine is published to educate and protect youth in Moldova, one of the greatest source countries for human trafficking in Eastern Europe. I love this “Out of the Box” tool, featured in Love146.org’s Fall Update. And what Serghey has to say resonates […]

'Women for Sale' store highlights sex trafficking in Israel; Taking Action in Canada

An installation of real women for sale is getting many second looks at a mall in Tel Aviv. WomanToGo is a display of women with a price tag that includes age, weight, measurements and country of origin to draw attention to Israel’s problem with human trafficking. What I like is that this campaign puts a […]

Human Trafficking: What will we tell History?

The United Nations launched a Global Plan of Action against human trafficking yesterday. What really got my attention, however, is this remark by General Assembly President Ali Treki (emphasis added): “As this heinous crime flourishes, thousands of men, women and children are robbed of their safety, their freedom and their dignity. Human trafficking devastates families […]

On the Ground, into the Heart of Sexual Violence in the Congo

She went from Colorado College graduate to volunteer rape crisis counselor in Chicago to stepping into her bigger story: entering the dark world for women in the Congo. Now Amy Ernst is even guest blogging for The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof at On the Ground. Honestly, I can’t quite imagine the pressure of knowing you […]

Today, this makes me angry.

I have a daughter who is almost seven years old. Under Canada’s Sex Tourism Law Kenneth Klassen has been sentenced to 11 years for having sex with girls between 8 and 14. When I imagine the harm this man did to a girl that could be my daughter, it makes me really, really angry. I […]