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Global Rights for Women NOW

A powerful and inspiring gathering in solidarity to end violence against women and girls Covid-19 has exacerbated the problem of

  • 10/02/2020
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Dancing My Body’s Truths

I am still the process of discovering what love looks like for me. As a woman, I was told what love was supposed to look and feel like, without any input from my own spirit and body.

  • 04/24/2020
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Jessica Melnik: On a Mission

“It is aimed at getting rid of the demand as well,” Melnik says. “Sex trafficking isn’t going to stop [even] if all the women in the world say we don’t want it anymore.”

  • 04/01/2018
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Commentary: Sex-Based Offenses

Terms and definitions of gender-based abusive behavior

  • 02/01/2018
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Making the Invisible Visible: Sex Trafficking Victims

Karen*, at 14, had made her suburban Minnesota high school’s dance line when a man reached out with a Facebook Instant Message,

  • 02/01/2018

Take Action: Steps to Decrease Sex Trafficking

It has become widely known that the Super Bowl, which will be hosted in Minneapolis Feb. 4, drives up sex

  • 01/01/2018
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Leaving ‘the life’

Terry Forliti says that he stole her self worth. An employer raped her when she was 15 years old -at

  • 11/01/2015

2014 Changemakers: Alexandra Pierce and Lauren Martin

Sex trafficking operations employ systematic psychological, physical and sexual brutality to develop a ‘product,’ which is girls to sell.

  • 12/02/2014

Target: Sex trafficking

What I want is for people to understand that we are women first. One hundred percent of us are somebody’s daughter … so see us as that, not as a prostitute.”

  • 01/02/2014
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2012 Changemaker: Christine Stark

“These women have survived for their entire lives. They have an incredible amount of strength and resiliency.”

  • 12/02/2012
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Women are the solution : Q&A with Sheryl WuDunn

Sheryl WuDunn (Courtesy Photo) Empowering women and girls is the most effective way to fight poverty and extremism, according to

  • 04/01/2012

2011 Changemaker: Northside Women’s Space

“Why do you think a woman would want to sell her body? Would you want to do that? What if that was you?”

  • 12/02/2011