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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The 2017 Event Towards New Life

Our 2017 Event Towards New Life was a joy-filled evening and a tremendous success. It was wonderful to spend our 10th Anniversary among so many supporters of our mission. Many thanks to everyone who attended or supported this year’s event! Anyone want to buy a 50/50 raffle ticket? President of the Board, Marianne C. Mocarski, […]

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10+ Reasons to Support LifeWay Network

Last Thursday, we held our 2017 Event Towards New Life, which was an amazing display of support for our organization and the women we serve. (Stay tuned for more photos!) Here are some reasons our attendees gave for supporting LifeWay Network: Kenny Soule: “My wife got involved and through her I attended this event last […]

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Sr. Joan Speaks at the United Nations

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) of the United Nations brings together experts from around the world to further gender equality and women’s empowerment. Sister Joan S. Dawber, founder and executive director of LifeWay Network, was an invited panelist at the March 22, 2017 event organized by the Permanent Observer Mission of the […]

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10 Red Flags of Child Sex Trafficking

During April, National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we want to share important information about child sex trafficking. By many professionals in child welfare agencies, child sex trafficking is seen as an extreme case of child sexual abuse. A growing number of persons under the age of 18 are at high risk of exploitation and trafficking […]

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10 Women Leaders We Admire at LifeWay

Throughout generations, courageous women have fought for change in the world, challenging oppressive forces and working towards creating a better world that embraces equality and justice for all. In recent months we have seen the strength of women who have been inspired to work for change in the midst of unjust structures and discriminatory attitudes. […]

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