Things Are Good: Stop The Traffik App

Human trafficking is a real problem throughout the globe and sadly it isn’t showing signs of slowing down. An organization, Stop the Traffik, is focused on ending human trafficking and has launched an app to help in that process. The charity has a good history of stopping trafficking (see their chocolate campaign) and this app ...

Dead Wild Roses: Legalized Prostitution – Welcome to Paradise…

   This excerpt from the article in The Telegraph – Welcome to Paradise. “You can’t give orders to your employees. It’s not allowed,” he says. Actually, says Knop, managing prostitutes is completely legal. The problem is making sure you don’t cross the line between “managing” them and “exploiting” them.      Helmut Sporer, Detective Chief Superintendent ...

Dead Wild Roses: Refuse to Click – Your Preserving Humanity Public Service Announcement of the Day

Against human trafficking? Against slavery?  Necessarily, you must also be against pornography. Filed under: Education Tagged: Human Trafficking, Pornography, Slavery

Dead Wild Roses: On Commercial Rape – Jacqueline S. Homan

   Listening to survivors prostitution is important.  Their voices need to be heard.  Jacqueline S. Homan shares her experiences with, as she describes it, the commercial rape industry.   “Do you REALLY want the truth from real sex trafficking survivors? Because those of us sex trafficking victims/survivors who HAVE BEEN trying to speak out about ...

Dead Wild Roses: Inside a Safe House for Costa Rica’s Abused and Trafficked Girls

Human traffic disproportionately effects females.  People try and fight the growing tide of human trafficking, here is one story of someone making a difference. Filed under: Feminism Tagged: Costa Rica, Feminism, Human Trafficking

Art Threat: She Has a Name leaves you breathless – Play on human trafficking touches without playing the guilt card

Three white cloaked figures move in and out of the set, whispering layers of thought from behind the scared eyes of Number 18 – a 15 year old prostitute being forced to work in Bangkok.  The rise of music and emotional  of the small 5 member cast of the play She Has a Name has ...