The US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report was released this week. This report is the gold standard for anti-trafficking information, representing almost every country in the world. The (over 600-page) document, ranks 188 countries’ efforts to combat trafficking, with country-specific reporting on prosecution, prevention, trafficking profile, and recommendations for further action. You can […]
When faced with marriage to an older man, Aaliyah* walked 8.5 miles barefoot and alone to find our local partner. We immediately placed her in a safe home where she now receives regular care, counseling, and a good education as part of our sponsorship program! Listen to Aaliyah’s story in her own words to see how […]
Classrooms in many parts of India don’t look like this right now. Instead, desks are empty and books stay unopened on dusty shelves.
After Maira’s* father died, her mother’s financial stress caused her to see Maira as a burden. They lived in extreme poverty—with an income of about $20 a month. Maira was pulled out of school because of the cost of tuition and her mother’s belief that she didn’t need more education. And Maira’s mother almost married […]