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Somaly Mam Foundation

Somaly Mam Foundation Needs To Do Way More Than Just Rebrand

philanthropy.com | Posted 06.19.2014 | Impact

A name change may help the Somaly Mam Foundation recover from allegations that its founder lied about her story as a human-trafficking victim, but the...

Are We Letting the Scandal Over Somaly Mam Distort the Realities of Child Trafficking?

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 08.16.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

Many argue that Somaly Mam did a lot to focus attention on the plight of these children even if she was lying about her own circumstances and, indeed, she did. But now it turns out that may have caused irreparable damage.

Esteemed Sex Slave Activist Quits Foundation After Release Of Shocking Report

AP | SOPHENG CHEANG | Posted 07.29.2014 | Impact

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian woman internationally recognized for her work against sexual slavery has resigned from the foundation she he...

We're All Liars: Creative Storytelling Is the Nonprofit Sector's Drug of Choice

Pippa Biddle | Posted 07.28.2014 | Impact
Pippa Biddle

Just as professional athletes take steroids, it seems as if embellishing or even fabricating stories has become the stimulant of choice for nonprofit leaders looking to gain a competitive edge.

Half the Sky Movement Diary

Robert Hanna | Posted 07.31.2013 | Impact
Robert Hanna

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgThe story began with an image. Somaly Mam had snuck into the brothel and took a snapshot of a 12-year-old Vietnamese girl.

The Mirror Has Two Faces

Lily Koppel | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Lily Koppel

Hairdresser Michael Angelo normally spends hectic days at his salon in NYC, but recently he was in Cambodia, training young women who are survivors of the global sex trafficking epidemic how to blow dry, give manicures, cut, color and style, teaching them to take control of their images.

Opportunity, Dignity and Hope for Victims of Sex Trafficking

Joy Bitonio | Posted 07.08.2013 | Impact
Joy Bitonio

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgNo matter where you are on the globe, we are all women. Let's challenge each other to accomplish small victories that lead to real change by taking action now.

New Yorkers Unite to Support the Somaly Mam Foundation Charity Benefit

Culture-ist | Posted 03.24.2013 | Impact
Culture-ist

Brave Is Beautiful was the theme that rung clear at an event to support the Somaly Mam Foundation on Thursday night in New York City. The purpose of the event was to raise $25,000 for the Somaly Mam Foundation, a nonprofit that is committed to ending modern slavery.

AnnaLynne McCord Reveals Shocking Story Of Sexual Abuse

Posted 09.28.2012 | Celebrity

AnnaLynne McCord has been a huge part of the Somaly Mam Foundation, which is an organization that aims to end modern-day slavery and human trafficking...

War on International Sex Trafficking Isn't a War on Sex

Renee Olstead | Posted 08.09.2012 | Impact
Renee Olstead

These children have no control over whether or not their client will wear a condom, whether or not they'll be infected with HIV, or even if the client will physically abuse them before he leaves. Many of these children will never live to survive their days in this brutal trade.

Eleanor Goldberg

Sex Trafficking Survivor Risks Life To Fight Slavery, Spread Of HIV/AIDS

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.30.2011 | Impact

This story is part of a series celebrating HIV/AIDS activists in honor of Thursday's World AIDS Day. Her house has been burned down. She's had her ...

End Slavery Now

AnnaLynne McCord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
AnnaLynne McCord

A true heroine of our time, Somaly was sold into slavery at age 12 and forced to work in a brothel. Somaly managed to escape her captors, vowing to never forget those left behind.

Mayor Bloomberg Launches 'Let's Call An End To Human Trafficking' In New York City

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Working alongside the Somaly Mam Foundation, Mayor Bloomberg has launched the Let's Call An End To Human Trafficking campaign, aimed at ending human t...