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Home for the Holidays

This holiday season is one of gratitude, warmth, and merriment, all feelings cultivated by being with loved ones and celebrating new and old traditions. One of the great privileges of our safe house communities is being able to welcome human trafficking survivors into these traditions and celebrations. Many of the women in our safe houses […]

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10 Books and Movies You Need to Know About

While we have interviewed human trafficking activists, shared personal stories from the survivors who live in our safe houses, and worked to educate the general public on the many facets of human trafficking, we’ve compiled a list of book and movie resources for even greater insight into this serious human rights issue:   Books:   […]

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

As October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, these weeks are an opportunity to mourn with those who have suffered tremendously, celebrate the lives of survivors, and reaffirm our goal of eradicating violence against the vulnerable in our society. While LifeWay Network focuses on the survivors of human trafficking, these two issues intersect frequently and it’s […]

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10 Industries Known for Human Trafficking

Human trafficking’s prevalence is often invisible and it can be difficult to realize how one’s own personal consumer choices can enable this enormous issue to keep growing. Human trafficking is not limited to just sex trafficking; it encompasses anything related to the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of a person for the purpose of […]

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Power Women of Queens: Sr. Joan Dawber Interview

LifeWay Network’s work to combat human trafficking is rooted in our belief in the importance of personal empowerment. As a model of inner strength herself, Sr. Joan Dawber was recently interviewed by Queens Public Television for their “Power Women of Queens” segment. This mini-series spotlights women who are making a difference in the Queens community […]

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10 Fair Trade Organizations to Support

It’s easy to foster human trafficking without knowing it. Many of the common goods we buy rely on labor trafficking during production. Your slavery footprint is probably larger than you think; take this survey to find out more. Making more thoughtful consumer choices is an easy way to slow the rise of human trafficking. Here […]

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“Defeat is not an option”: Excerpts from Taina Bien-Aimé’s Acceptance Speech

On May 25, LifeWay Network had the honor of presenting Taina Bien-Aimé, Executive Director of the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, with the 2017 Freedom Award. Throughout her extraordinary career, Taina has shown enormous courage and tenacity as her advocacy has succeeded in bringing about laws such as Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking […]

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