A powerful and inspiring gathering in solidarity to end violence against women and girls Covid-19 has exacerbated the problem of
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.
“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.”
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Karen*, at 14, had made her suburban Minnesota high school’s dance line when a man reached out with a Facebook Instant Message,
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Terry Forliti says that he stole her self worth. An employer raped her when she was 15 years old -at
Sex trafficking operations employ systematic psychological, physical and sexual brutality to develop a ‘product,’ which is girls to sell.
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.”
“These women have survived for their entire lives. They have an incredible amount of strength and resiliency.”
Sheryl WuDunn (Courtesy Photo) Empowering women and girls is the most effective way to fight poverty and extremism, according to
“Why do you think a woman would want to sell her body? Would you want to do that? What if that was you?”