Taking Down Backpage

Taking Down Backpage

If you haven't heard the news, just yesterday on October 6, the world's biggest "pimp" was arrested. Backpage CEO, Carl Ferrer was arrested after a 3 year long investigation involving both California and Texas authorities. 

5 Things Everyone Can Do To Fight Human Trafficking

5 Things Everyone Can Do To Fight Human Trafficking

The fight against sex-trafficking is no easy fight and requires many hands and hearts to bind together as a global team. There are a multitude of simple ways for you to get involved. The important thing to remember is that your efforts do not need to be extravagant or incredibly time-consuming.

Disillusion: How Traffickers Are Luring Victims

Disillusion: How Traffickers Are Luring Victims

The trafficker plays into the role of “guardian,” and deceives the girls into thinking that he will fulfill the role as father. Some pimps go so far as to force the girls to call them “daddy,” once they have the girls trapped as sex slaves.

Pornography and Sex-Trafficking: One and the Same

Pornography and Sex-Trafficking: One and the Same

Pornography is intricately connected to the sex-trafficking industry, an industry in which children and young women are kept in brutal captivity for the purpose of sexual exploitation.

when waiting in limbo...

when waiting in limbo...

"...with each passing minute, any bit of courage Tasha had when she first managed to get away from him slowly began to be replaced with fear and doubt. Doubt about whether she should really leave him and fears about whether she could really survive without him.  Or whether it would be worth it. "

my little pony and blankies

my little pony and blankies

"She suffered a life of sexual and physical abuse long before even meeting her trafficker, so, any dignity she may have had left before she met him was most likely finished off by him, much like a vulture who picks clean the remains of a carcass."