Monthly Archives: April 2016

Trafficking on a Train — independenceroadorg

In March of 2010 I was in my 10th month of living abroad. I was in a good rhythm at my job as a live-in nanny and had, by this point, developed solid relationships with every member of the family … Continue reading

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India Reflection #4: “God’s rich in love” — Jesus God and that

Warning: This blog will disturb you. Last year I volunteered at a local hospice, so I saw Easter through the eyes of people who were dying. This year, as I reflect on my time in India, I am seeing Easter … Continue reading

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Traffick (A Review) — Braids, Beauty, and Books

Traffick by Ellen Hopkins is the sequel to Tricks, first released in 2009. It continues the story of Eden, Ginger, Whitney, Seth, and Cody, 5 teens who have been sucked into the human trafficking ring. If you read Tricks, you … Continue reading

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Lord Chancellor agrees to review of legal aid for trafficking victims — Legal Aid Handbook

LASPO made legal aid available for victims of trafficking to bring compensation claims against those who exploited them, for example as employment matters, even though such claims would otherwise be out of scope – see paras 32 and 32A of … Continue reading

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In Historic Vote, U.S. Senate Unanimously Backs McCaskill-Portman Measure to Hold ‘Backpage’ Website in Contempt of Congress — Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation

US Catholic Sisters against Human Trafficking WASHINGTON – In an historic vote, the Senate today unanimously approved a bipartisan resolution from U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill and Rob Portman to launch civil contempt proceedings against the website Backpage, as part of … Continue reading

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Lower Priced Goods Come at a Higher Cost: Slave Labor Imports — Law Office of Robert L. Teel

There’s a level of trust expected between businesses and their customers. Consumers expect a high degree of integrity in the claims companies make about their products. But while there are laws that require companies to disclose what they are doing … Continue reading

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Familial Trafficking — The Phoenix Project

Alaina lived with her parents and many siblings, along with many relatives nearby. Her family was large but they were also dysfunctional. Respect for personal space was not a reality, siblings taunted each other and would beat each other up … Continue reading

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