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Sex Slavery

Independent Research Validates Need for Demi and Ashton's 'Real Men Don't Buy Girls' Campaign

Deborah Richardson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Deborah Richardson

Until we lessen the staggering demand, the number of commercially sexually exploited girls will continue to rise. We are, however, beginning to take steps in the right direction.

The Abolition of Slavery -- We Have Come a Long Way, or Not?

Diana Mao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Diana Mao

As I walked through the Cape Coast Castle, I realized that the slavery of centuries ago is not very different from modern day slavery -- the gross violation of human rights and the apathy of the masses towards their plight.

An American Survivor of Sex Trafficking Helps Others to Freedom

Free The Slaves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Free The Slaves

Trafficked into sexual slavery at 14, Tina Frundt now heads her own anti-slavery organization. Based in Washington, D.C., Courtney's House is scheduled to open a shelter dedicated to rehabilitating survivors of sex trafficking.

The War That Isn't What it Seems

Jane Bussmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jane Bussmann

After 24 years it's time to stop looking at the capacity of the players to stop Kony and start looking at their will. If not, Kony Rapes Inc. might as well get listed in the phonebook.

Our Crimes Too

Malika Saada Saar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Malika Saada Saar

What is surprisingly absent in stories about sex slavery is the role of Craigslist. More than any other Internet venue, Craigslist's adult services section operates as a cyber slave market.

What 'Pimpin' Means And Why It Caused A Celebrity Twitter Feud

Rachel Lloyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rachel Lloyd

In the media coverage of the Twitter feud between Demi Moore and Kim Kardashian over the term 'pimpin', the media has left out any real analysis of Demi's point that pimps are modern-day slave-owners.

Ashton Kutcher/Demi Moore Foundation Aims To Stop Child Slavery In Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The DNA Foundation -- a not-for-profit organization initiated in January by Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher -- has announced plans to end child slavery ...

Author Joseph Yannai Faces Sex Slavery Charges

The Journal News | Jonathan Bandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Charges have been upgraded against a Pound Ridge author accused of luring foreign women to jobs at his home, failing to pay them and forcing some into...

Minors in Migration: Child Trafficking in the Caribbean

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arlene M. Roberts

One aspect of the human trafficking equation that does not get the attention it deserves is child trafficking - particularly in the Caribbean.

Live-Streaming The Freedom Awards: Celebrating Anti-Slavery Heroes

Peggy Callahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Peggy Callahan

I dreamed up the Freedom Awards because in Free the Slaves we insist that the people who are closest to slavery should be the leaders and spokespersons of the anti-slavery movement. Who better to tell the world that this is real slavery?

Angelina Jolie Narrates Story Of Cambodian Sex Slave

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Angelina Jolie has joined Ben Affleck and Demi Moore in an effort to highlight the plight of desperate women in Third World countries by narrating a v...