- Oct 29, 2020
As the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 marked its 20th year Oct. 28, the Catholic congressman who wrote it — and four other anti-trafficking laws in the intervening years — celebrated the historic legislation that holds every nation on the globe “to account on human trafficking matters.”
A powerful new documentary on sex trafficking, being shown in select theaters Jan. 23 only and then for a month at churches that sign up to host a screening, makes its intentions clear from the outset.
On Aug. 12 2016, Pope Francis visited a house run by the John XXIII Community in northeast Rome that helps young women rebuild their lives after being rescued from prostitution. A priest who was present during the pope’s visit has written a book as part of an effort to help free women forced into sex work.
George Elliot knows the power of a story to touch souls. He has spent years as an actor, director and playwright. Now he’s on a mission to save lives.
Children are very vulnerable to being trafficked anywhere in the world.
A tragic, but consistent, finding in research on prostitution is the frequent correlation between childhood sexual assault and exploitation in the commercial sex trade.