2017 Liebster Award Nominations

While I have been in a flurry of activity, including re-organizing and preparing new content to re-launch this blog, I received a wonderful message: my blog has been nominated for the Liebster Award! That’s great! Only, I didn’t know what the Liebster Award was. (Insert terrible embarrassed face here!) Newbie blogger me, I had no …

International Women’s Day 2016

Happy International Women’s Day! In honor and recognition of the women still fighting for their freedom, Polaris posted this image with these statistics: ‪ 11.4 women and girls are victims of human trafficking globally. 84% of survivors who have called the NHTRC are women. 18 countries have been provided training and technical assistance by Polaris …

Victims Are Just Like You and Me

“Victims are just like you and me.” The words in this poster bring up a great point: human trafficking and modern slavery know no age or class – social, economic, or otherwise. Victims of sexual slavery come from all walks of life and from the most ordinary next-door places. Trafficking and slavery doesn’t just happen …

Airlines Combat Human Trafficking

Scotland is now training airline flight attendants to spot victims of human trafficking. This initiative is part of a larger network in Scotland to train public and health service workers to spot potential victims and to give them the tools necessary to help them. Can you think of ways in your workplace that human trafficking …