Twenty girls, two different rooms.

Two small rooms. The one is empty, except for the sparse furniture, and intends to tell the story of 20 girls who were trafficked from Ghana and Togo to New Jersey. They were forced to work 14 hours a day, braiding hair with no pay. According to the judge who sentenced their traffickers, the girls’ […]

Redemption Poem: I'm Sorry, Anna Nicole

: I salute the Jonathan Waltons in our world who are helping to shape a new reality for women with their words and their gaze. (Thanks to Trisha Baptie of Honour Consulting for being a wealth of resource.)

Stop Buying our Girls: Would You Wait? by Hussein Ev A-slam

Check out this short video and song by Hussein Ev A-slam.

Human Trafficking Awareness & Action

Today is Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Some facts about Human Trafficking or modern-day slavery: 27 million people are enslaved on the earth today. 80 percent are women. 50 percent are children. What is Human Trafficking? According to the United Nations, human trafficking is the illegal movement of people, within national or across international borders for […]

Intimidation, Identity and the Value of a Woman

“If I kill a dog, I will get in trouble. If I kill you, I won’t get in any trouble. No one knows you are here. You don’t exist.” These threats were made by a human trafficker to Flor, a 37-year-old survivor of modern American slavery, who arrived in the U.S. to earn money after […]