Counter Child Trafficking – Global Conference Online Conference Oct 16-18

. Counter Child Trafficking, a free online conference, is going on today, tomorrow and Friday. You can register at http://counterchildtrafficking.org/. Since the conference is hosted oversees, many of the sessions may not be in… Continue reading

Foster Care and Exploitation

Hello Everyone; I’m back and slowly getting reintegrated into real life again. Quick post today. Incase you didn’t hear, there was a FBI STING effort in multiple cities across the country, resulting in the… Continue reading

Vacationing!

Hello readers! I want to apologize for not posting any recent blogs about human trafficking/exploitation or sexuality. I was hoping I could draft a handful of blogs for you to read while I am away,… Continue reading

Staying with or Leaving a Pimp

Now that I’ve finished sharing all of the different sessions from the Demand Change Project, I am going to pick up where I left off with Girls Like Us, the memoir by Rachel… Continue reading

MN Safe Harbor funding, an incomplete victory

Minnesota had an “incomplete victory” with the Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Youth Act, receiving $2.8 million of the $13.5 million requested. While providers and advocates are happy with this victory, the fact… Continue reading

DCP:Q&A with a former Pimp

Probably the most unique opportunity at the Demand Change Project: a Q & A with a former pimp. Before diving into the Q & A session, Julian Sher, journalist and author of Somebody’s… Continue reading

With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence

At the Demand Change Conference, they shared a documentary called With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence. You can click on the link to view the full 56 minute program. I recommend it. Personally,… Continue reading

DCP: What the Faith Community Needs to Know

One of the breakout sessions I attended was on “What The Faith Community Needs to Know to Help Victims” lead by Pastor Alika Galloway, Kwanzaa Church. To start off the session, she shared… Continue reading

Bravo New York: 104 Johns Caught Red-handed

Check out this article on New York’s recent Sting operation that caught 104 johns red-handed–all between ages 17 and 79. And by the way, I do think that johns should have their photo… Continue reading

DCP: Men’s fight against gender violence

Throughout the Demand Change Project, we had the opportunity to hear how men are stepping up to fight against the buying and selling of women and girls for sex. One of the primary… Continue reading