The 2014 Sakharov Prize, one of Europe’s most prestigious human rights accolades, will go to the Congolese physician Denis Mukwege for his treatment of the victims of gang rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Read more.
Mobilizing Men is an initiative of Two and a Half Miles. It is about a movement of men who commit to live a life of integrity, defend women and children who are exploited in the evil of sexual slavery, and act to change one life at a time. It is an opportunity for men to stand up and take their rightful place as protector. It is time for men to unify and declare that it is wrong to sell a child or woman for sex. Mobilizing Men is men in action. Until we address the root cause of selling individuals for sex, then this epidemic cannot truly be impacted. Demand drives supply. When demand is taken out of the equation, supply will not be needed. Mobilizing Men will stand to take accountability in the root cause of the issue of sexual slavery: demand. We exist to educate, equip and empower …
There’s more to pimps than the stereotypical fedora and Cadillac, and those who become victims of trafficking aren’t necessarily from “troubled homes,” Botting said on Friday. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/ottawa-s-inaugural-freedom-walk-targets-human-trafficking-1.2779248?utm_content=bufferd8510&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer
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