Seventeen

Seventeen

I blushed when he said hello I’m 18; I lied. He leaned a little closer I thrilled a little inside   No one as beautiful as you I’m so lucky to have you He placed me high on a pedestal He made me feel so special   I love you. Let me take you away […]

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It’s local. It’s global. It’s called human trafficking.

It’s local. It’s global. It’s called human trafficking.

Understand the issue: In Canada Trafficking is illegal, a grave human rights violation and girls are being trafficked within Canadian borders and across. 800-1500 women are trafficked into Canada each year. It is a lucrative business as traffickers can earn up to $280,000 annually, for each girl. Girls and women from marginalized/racialized groups are at […]

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Invisible Industry: Shedding a light on human trafficking in Canada

Invisible Industry: Shedding a light on human trafficking in Canada

On September 30th, we gathered at Loft 404 in Toronto and learned about human trafficking. There was a screening of a documentary called Price of Sex by Mimi Chakarova. It was followed by a talk from Bridget Perrier and Veronica Chail. Hearing from a Canadian survivor of trafficking was powerful; Bridget’s story is one of […]

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Let Freedom Reign

Let Freedom Reign

The grand Royal York Hotel hosted the 3rd Annual Freedom Walk on September 15, 2012, organized by [free-them] in support of Walk With Me. An organization that works closely with various police services and has been able to provide unique services and support to many victims of human trafficking. In contrast to the beautiful, iconic […]

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