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Lost Girls

The World Will Not Forget These Girls. Not for One Day. Not for 100 Days.

Gordon Brown | Posted 09.22.2014 | World
Gordon Brown

The Safe Schools Initiative, a fund set up to pilot 500 safe schools in northern Nigeria and led by Nduka Obaigbena, brings the Nigerian government and Nigerian business leaders together with the international community to ensure that all children are secure when learning. The fund total currently stands at $23 million. Ultimately, young people will demonstrate because they see the connection between abductions in Nigeria, the rapes and murders of young girls in India, the so-called "honor killings" of Pakistani girls who marry against family wishes, the genital mutilation of girls in preparation for child marriages across Africa and the ever-present reality that 7 million school-aged girls are working full time, often in slave labour conditions, many of them trafficked out of their home country when they should be at school.

The Lost Girls of Gilgo: True-Crime Thriller Premieres In New York City

Jill Di Donato | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jill Di Donato

When it comes to horror, we like it ripped from the headlines, or so suggests the rise in popularity of true-crime thrillers.

Why I Write About Tragedy

Caitlin Rother | Posted 09.25.2012 | Crime
Caitlin Rother

I am no stranger to tragedy or media scrutiny into my personal life, and perhaps that's partly why I'm so drawn to this genre. Maybe now people will better understand why I really write these books.

Unfilmable Books

The Huffington Post | Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Books and movies have gone hand-in-hand since Hollywood's very beginnings. Some of its greatest triumphs--"The Godfather," "Gone With The Wind," "The ...

The Lost Girls: When Does 'Me' Become 'We'?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

With all the news of global challenges lately, you might have missed one story that's been taking place in the Pacific Northwest. No, I am not referr...