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Recovering from ISIS Captivity

Coping with the effects of sexual assault and rape is overwhelming. It is a complex form of trauma that breaches the physical, mental, and spiritual trust of a person against their will. 278 more words

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Girls Suffer in Guatemala from Lack of Education

Imagine being pregnant and not knowing how it happened. Not knowing what you did to make a baby.

This may sound crazy…everyone knows where babies come from. 212 more words

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War Child

Ishmael was just 12 years old when the Sierra Leone armed conflict was in full swing. He recalls a simple and happy childhood, one filled with family and normalcy. 331 more words

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Senators Against Backpage

“Four months ago, a 15-year-old girl walked into Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri and asked for help. Along with four other girls between the ages of 12 and 18, she had been sold for sex at truck stops across Missouri, Florida, Texas, and New Mexico for almost two months. 236 more words

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Ashton Kutcher Talks Human Trafficking with the Senate

This looks like a dream!

Recently, Ashton Kutcher spoke in front of the Senate regarding the anti-human trafficking organization, Thorn, of which he is co-founder. 189 more words

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Feast of St. Josephine Bakhita

Tomorrow, we celebrate the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita. She was born in Darfur, Sudan in 1869 and ripped away from her loving family between the age of 7 and 9. 347 more words

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Rosy's Story

Rosy is a 28-year-old American-born woman.¬†Between the ages of 4 and 13, she was abused by her step-father. From the age of 8 until 14, she was also abused by her step-mother’s father. 165 more words

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