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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Not for the squeamish

This is an undercover report by a journalist who posed as a prostitute to expose the trafficking Mafia in Nigeria. She was lucky to get out alive. A jaw-dropping story.

http://www.zammagazine.com/chronicle-5/51-the-next-level

YES in my backyard!

Last week, we performed a dramatic reading of selected scenes from The Walk play for the National Forum on Human Trafficking, held in Ottawa. The Walk highlights trafficking as a global phenomenon. And the posts on this blog tend to point to the horrors going on "over there." But this article from today's Ottawa Citizen exposes a harsh reality in our own community.

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Human+trafficking+Ottawa+least+women+used+slaves+research+suggests/9465177/story.html

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

First Nations Women Are Being Sold into the Sex Trade On Ships Along Lake Superior


Apparently the women are sold for "parties" on American ships. via WikiCommons.

http://m.vice.com/en_ca/read/first-nations-women-are-being-sold-into-the-sex-trade-on-ships-along-lake-superior

Thanks to Michael Davidson for this link.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Every 15 Seconds

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iU9TeVofkDo

Matt Friedman talks about the reach of human slavery in the world today and what you and I can do about it.