Why #BringBackOurGirls Still Matters

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Hashtags come and go, writes Shaky Shergill, but the deeper problems remain.

Human Trafficking Supplies a Demand

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There are 2.4 million people trafficked worldwide, 17,500 into the U.S.A. Every year. The hearts of men must change if we are to end human trafficking.

Bad Jokes and Predator Psyche

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Nannette Ricaforte on the importance of understanding the links between child pornography and human trafficking.

Metres Away From the World Cup, 9-Year-Old Prostitutes are Looking For Work

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There’s a dark side to the 2014 World Cup. And then there’s this.

From MMA Fighter to Poet and Social Justice Advocate

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Cameron Conaway talks about going from mixed martial arts to poetry and social justice, and shares key lessons about manhood that he learned along the way.

Unspoken Assumptions: When Men are the Dead

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The death toll at the Turkey mine disaster has now reached 232, and “hopes are diminishing” for the many others still trapped. Women aren’t mentioned, so we can assume the dead are men.

Cambodian Champion of Children’s Rights

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Spotlight on Mr. Thy, Executive Director of the Cambodian Center for Children’s Rights

If Mindy Kaling REALLY Was a Human Trafficker

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Mindy Kaling jokingly referred to herself as a “human trafficker” of “handsome men” on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Do I take offense to that? You’re damn right I do.

It’s Not Enough to Raise Awareness. Be Part of the Solution

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Nannette Ricaforte asks how she can be part of the solution to end modern slavery.

Comparison Fail: Enslaved American Child vs. Enslaved Thai Child

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A recent photo-gone-viral (and the comments it generated) shows we’ve got a long way to go when it comes to understanding slavery and the needs of children.

Supporting Male Survivors Doesn’t Detract From Protecting Females

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Chris Anderson of Male Survivor explains that males are being trafficked and exploited at higher levels than most people assume.

The Disposability of Boys

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The UN’s recent reports on the treatment of children in Syria and in the Roman Catholic Church revealed some of the despicable acts committed against boys that are part of a disturbing and hidden global trend.

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Qatar Has Every Reason to Enforce New Workers Charter

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Migrant workers make up about 88% of Qatar’s 1.9 million residents. It’s about time their basic rights are taken seriously. — By Kamel Mellahi, University of Warwick Qatar has just introduced a “charter” to protect its migrant workers; will anyone notice the difference? Migrant workers represent around 88% of Qatar’s 1.9m residents, and the numbers […]

Ideas For a Socially Conscious Valentine’s Day

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If we’re going to spend $18.6 billion this Valentine’s Day let’s at least make an attempt to support some groups who are striving to incorporate ethics into their business practices.

Violence Packs a Uniquely Devastating Punch on the Poor

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“The locusts of everyday violence have been allowed to swarm unabated in the developing world. And they are laying waste to the hope of the poor.”

Pimp My Daughter…For The Super Bowl

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“We came up here to work and make money with a pimp,” said the mother who brought her 15-year-old daughter from Florida to NYC.