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Your Impact, Their Freedom | The 2018 Holiday Gift Guide to Support Women

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Your Impact, Their Freedom | The 2018 Holiday Gift Guide to Support Women

We all love the Holidays! But this 2018 Season, we want to make sure you are well in the know that there are so many amazing gifts out there that can make both a cheerful and social impact during this time of giving. We are in the middle of an exciting cultural shift when it comes to shopping. With the boom in social enterprises that offer creative, functional and purposeful products, it’s easier for anyone to make an intentional purchase that will actually make a net-positive impact for humanity as well as bring hope. So before you get wrapped up...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: WHO THEY ARE PARTNERS WITH CONSCIOUS MAGAZINE TO HEIGHTEN HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS

ANNOUNCEMENT: WHO THEY ARE PARTNERS WITH CONSCIOUS MAGAZINE TO HEIGHTEN HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS

We are excited to announce a unique media partnership with Conscious Magazine to raise awareness of the efforts combating the global anti-Human Trafficking movement. Conscious Magazine is a media platform that is dedicated to empowering people everywhere to change the conversation. Our collaboration will serve to further tell the heroic stories of modern-day abolitionists, as well as, offer tangible solutions to fight on behalf of the 40 million victims of human trafficking currently enslaved across the world.   To kick-off our partnership, Conscious Magazine interviewed Who They Are Founder, Elena Baxter (and Co-Founder of Conscious Magazine) about her journey to becoming an...

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It Takes All of Us: Everyday Actions We Can Take to Combat Human Trafficking

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It Takes All of Us: Everyday Actions We Can Take to Combat Human Trafficking

(Photo by Paula Watts Photography)   What could I possibly do to cultivate more awareness to human trafficking? Can I actually make a impact in such an overwhelming crisis?   The concept of ending the multifaceted and complex problem that is human trafficking can be overwhelming. Sometimes it is hard to conceptualize how one person can make a difference. We know that to create systemic, long term change, it takes all of us-- a unified force--choosing to do one thing differently every day. When we all work together, even our small actions have collective power. Today, we have a guide on how...

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The Controversial FOSTA-SESTA Bill and Why We Need it

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The Controversial FOSTA-SESTA Bill and Why We Need it

(Image by Volkan Olmez)   On April 11, 2018, President Trump signed into law the long awaited and fought for FOSTA-SESTA bills, which amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. From now on, any websites that aids the facilitation of online commercial sex trafficking will be held accountable. This, certainly, is a win for our nation’s history. However, when I took to the internet for a victory lap, I was surprised by the onslaught of criticism and lack of empathy for the many victims that, at last were being recognized. There has been countless cries for the rights of...

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Poverty, a Breeding Ground for Human Trafficking | Interview with Nomi Network Co-Founder, Diana Mao

Poverty, a Breeding Ground for Human Trafficking | Interview with Nomi Network Co-Founder, Diana Mao

  It’s next to impossible to relate to the many men and women who live in the most vulnerable states. How can someone like myself residing in New York City who scoffs and the lack of heat in my latte, relate to a woman my age across continents who at this very moment has to perform degrading acts to survive or take care of her family? And for as long as it takes for her situation to finally illuminate and I empathize, it takes only a flash to forget.   I recently sat down with Co-Founder of Nomi Network, Diana...

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