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Hearing the Call…

Nobel Peace Laureate Calls for Global Human Compassion to Combat Child Slavery Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi shared 2014’s Nobel Peace Prize with Malala Yousafzai. Credited with rescuing thousands of children from slavery, he shares his plea with the world: he can’t do this alone. “I refuse to accept that some children are born to…

Art: For Harm or Help?

"Good Slavekeeping"_Catapult Magazine_Cover Stories We see magazines like this everyday as we line up at the grocery store. One of the Kardashians is pregnant again (I think); another psuedo-physician promises permanent weight-loss in 1 week; and teenage girls learn how to achieve orgasm in 50 different ways (I'm talking mags speaking to 13 year old…

Sex workers fear new prostitution laws will compromise safety

Sex workers fear new prostitution laws will compromise safety "Alone"_Bhumika Bhatia_Creative Commons Valerie Scott is concerned that Peter MacKay's assurances (which lean toward the Nordic Model) will further perpetuate violence against prostitutes. Being one of the three women pressuring Ontario's court of law to strike down all laws surrounding already legalized prostitution, she is fearful…

RCMP believe some Inuit parents in Nunavut sell children to pimps, human traffickers

RCMP believe some Inuit parents in Nunavut sell children to pimps, human traffickers (Source: APTN) Nunavut regions map_Wikimedia Commons No one wants to believe that human trafficking is happening in their communities. What's more, no one wants to believe that parents in their communities would sell their children. So let's take a pause here and line…