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A Heart for Justice

  • A Heart for Justice

    Five years ago today, after months of being heartbroken over modern-day slavery and human trafficking and feeling that the Lord had impressed upon my heart to do something to help fight against it, I launched A Heart for Justice and published my first blog post.

    Thank you to all of you who have visited my website and read my blog posts over the past five years! I hope it has helped you in some way!

    Find books, films, organization, resources, news reports and more.

A21 Campaign

  • A21 Campaign

    A21 EXISTS TO ABOLISH INJUSTICE IN THE 21ST CENTURY.

    We are a non-profit organization who believes that we can end human trafficking together.

    Our strategy: prevention, protection, prosecution, partnership.

Abolition Now

  • Abolition Now

    Sex trafficking is an tragedy of all communities, and with their location along the I-5 corridor and abundance of strip clubs and adult shops, Portland is no exception. We believe that God has placed His Church in this community to be agents of His grace in bringing healing and freedom to those trapped in, and by, this depravity.

    Our motto is "get informed and get involved," believing that only through an accurate understanding of the root causes and societal effects of exploitation can we truly make a difference in stopping it.

    Abolition Now unites churches and collaborates with government agencies, anti-trafficking and other non-profit organizations to aid in the fight against sex-trafficking through advocacy, awareness, prevention and restoration.

Allied Organizations

  • A CAll to Men

    A CALL TO MEN educates men all over the world on healthy, respectful manhood. Embracing and promoting a healthy, respectful manhood prevents violence against women, sexual assault and harassment, bullying and many other social ills.
  • Artemis Fund, Inc. Not For Sale Media Project

    The Not For Sale Media Project is a mobilization of feminist media makers and grassroots activists that are creatively challenging the mass media's normalization of prostitution, pornography, and other forms of sexual abuse through the creation and distribution of alternative media.
  • BEST: Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking

    The BEST Employers Alliance is the first public-private partnership in the nation to work across industries to prevent sex trafficking and sex buying.
  • Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation - End Demand Illinois
    CAASE addresses the culture, institutions, and individuals that perpetrate, profit from, or support sexual exploitation. Our work includes prevention, policy reform, community engagement, and legal services.
  • Children at Risk
    CHILDREN AT RISK serves as a catalyst for change to improve the quality of life for children through strategic research, public policy analysis, education, collaboration and advocacy.

    A Texas advocacy group.
  • Prostitution Research and Education

    PRE conducts research on prostitution, pornography and trafficking and offers education and consultation to researchers, survivors, the public and policymakers.

    PRE’s goal is to abolish the institution of prostitution while at the same time advocating for alternatives to trafficking and prostitution – including emotional and physical healthcare for women in prostitution.

Amber Alert

  • Amber Alert

    How does it work?

    Once law enforcement has determined that a child has been abducted and the abduction meets AMBER Alert criteria, law enforcement notifies broadcasters and state transportation officials.

    AMBER Alerts interrupt regular programming and are broadcast on radio and television and DOT highway signs. AMBER Alerts can also be re-disseminated through lottery, digital billboards, Internet Ad exchanges, Internet Service Providers, Internet search engines, as well as wireless devices such as mobile phones.

ARMED Campaign

  • ARMED Campaign

    ARMED is the Association of Real Men Ending the Demand which is a movement to get MEN educated and advocating to end the demand of sex trafficking and sexual exploitation of women and children.

    ARMED is the Association of Real Men Ending the Demand which is a movement to get MEN educated and advocating to end the demand of sex trafficking and sexual exploitation of women and children.
    About

    Real Men Don’t Buy Women.
    Real Men Don’t Buy Children.

As You Are

  • As You Are

    We exist to love and encourage women in the adult entertainment industry by offering relationship and resources to support restoration and healing.

    We are a Strip Club Ministry serving women in Sacramento, Rancho Cordova, and the San Jose/South Bay Area of California.

BeTheJam: Stop Human Trafficking

  • BeTheJam: Stop Human Trafficking

    BeTheJam is a project of End Slavery Tennessee, a nonprofit organization that works to end slavery and to restore and advocate for the victims of human trafficking in Tennessee. Among the places we speak and train are many college campuses in Tennessee.

Catholic Relief Services CRS and Trafficking

Catholic Relief Services Slavery and Human Trafficking

Children of the Night

  • Children of the Night

    Children of the Night is a privately funded non-profit organization established in 1979 and dedicated to rescuing America’s children from the ravages of prostitution.

    The Children of the Night home is open to child prostitutes throughout the United States, and the Children of the Night hotline is ready and able to rescue these children 24 hours a day. We provide free taxi/airline transportation nationwide for America’s child prostitutes who wish to escape prostitution and live in our home.

    Our hotline staff works closely with law enforcement to rescue children from vile, dominating pimps.

    Our home features an on-site school and college placement program.

Courtney's House

  • Courtney's House

    Courtney's House was founded in 2008 by Tina Frundt. A survivor of domestic sex trafficking herself, Tina is relentless in her fight to protect children from sexual exploitation and the devastation that comes from it.

    She fearlessly searches for children who are being forced into prostitution on the streets, in brothels, strip clubs, private homes, and hotels.

    She embraces the survivors and brings them into a safe environment where they and their families can heal, recover and develop hopeful, dignified and influential lives.

    Trains community officials and creates awareness of the reality of sex trafficking in neighborhoods across America to help stop the crimes from happening.

The Covering House

  • The Covering House

    The Covering House©, St. Louis, Missouri, provides refuge and restoration, using the least restrictive environment, for sexually exploited and trafficked children and teens, providing safety, dignity, and freedom utilizing top level staffing and oversight.

CNN Freedom Project

  • CNN Freedom Project

    "CNN wants to amplify the voices of the victims of modern-day slavery, highlight success stories and help unravel the tangle of criminal enterprises trading in human life."

The Defender Foundation

  • The Defender Foundation

    We provide 24-hour victim transportation, tip lines, and statewide pickup services. We connect the rescued victims with care provider agencies, law enforcement, and other follow-up services.

    Our aftercare teams are committed to following up with victims over time to make sure their long-term needs are being met.

Demand Abolition

  • Demand Abolition

    Demand Abolition is committed to eradicating the illegal commercial sex industry in the US—and, by extension, the world—by combating the demand for purchased sex.

End Slavery Tennessee

  • End Slavery Tennessee

    The mission of End Slavery Tennessee is to promote healing of human trafficking survivors and strategically confront slavery in our state.

Enough Is Enough - Making the Internet Safer for Children and Families

  • Enough Is Enough - Making the Internet Safer for Children and Familie

    Enough Is Enough® (EIE), a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, emerged in 1994 as the national leader on the front lines to make the Internet safer for children and families.

    Since then, EIE has pioneered and led the effort to confront online pornography, child pornography, child stalking and sexual predation with innovative initiatives and effective communications.

The Epik Project

  • The Epik Project


    Mission
    Bring men to the fight to end demand for prostituted people.

    The Epik Project was founded in 2012 as a response to the horrific reality of people being bought and sold for sex against their will.

    Since then EPIK has become a national leader in the anti-trafficking movement. To date we’ve disrupted almost 20,000 attempts by men intent on purchasing another human being for sex and we’re now poised to reach 100,000 in 2017.

Fair Girls

  • Fair Girls

    FAIR Girls (formerly FAIR Fund) prevents the exploitation of girls worldwide with empowerment and education. Through prevention education, compassionate care, and survivor inclusive advocacy, FAIR Girls creates opportunities for girls to become confident, happy, healthy young women.

    FAIR Girls currently operates programs in Bosnia, Montenegro, Serbia, Russia, and the United States. The FAIR Girls home office in Washington, D.C. offers compassionate care to prevent the exploitation of all girls, with a special emphasis on girls who have experienced homelessness, life inside the foster care system, sexual abuse, and trafficking.

GEMS

  • GEMS - Girls Educational & Mentoring Services

    Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) is the only organization in New York State specifically designed to serve girls and young women who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking.

    Girls Educational and Mentoring Services’ (GEMS) mission is to empower girls and young women, ages 12–24, who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking to exit the commercial sex industry and develop to their full potential.

    GEMS is committed to ending commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking of girls and young women by changing individual lives, transforming public perception, and revolutionizing the systems and policies that impact sexually exploited youth.

Go Mad Today

  • Go Mad Today

    Go MAD is a not-for-profit organization based out of Texas established to restore hope and create opportunity for the exploited and their communities. We define human exploitation as people being used as a resource with no consideration of their well-being. This typically involves them being exploited for forced labor or sex and includes both children and adults.

    We are at our core a Christian organization and it is our faith that compels us to do what we do.

The Greenbaum Foundation

  • The Greenbaum Foundation

    In the human rights arena, we fund a broad range of projects -- abolishing all forms of modern-day slavery; ending child marriage, female genital cutting, and gender based violence; fighting child abuse, neglect, and the trafficking of children and youth for sex and labor; stopping forced prostitution and the mutilations and deaths of children caused by body parts harvesting and ritual sacrifices.

Heartland Alliance

  • Heartland Alliance

    Heartland Alliance, one of the world’s leading anti-poverty organizations, works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety. It provides a comprehensive array of services in the areas of health, housing, jobs and justice – and leads state and national policy efforts, which target lasting change for individuals and society.

Innocents at Risk

  • Innocents at Risk

    Since 2004, Innocents at Risk has been working to raise awareness about the horrors of child trafficking in America and around the world. We conduct educational outreach programs through churches, clubs, organizations, schools and embassies.

    Our awareness DVD has been used at every major embassy and throughout the United States as an educational resource.

Just Ask to End Human Trafficking

  • Just Ask to End Human Trafficking

    Just Ask Prevention Project is focused on exposing teen sex trafficking in the Washington DC area and mobilizing our community to prevent the crime. Our objective is to educate the public, through awareness and prevention campaigns, and to encourage friends, family, teachers, business leaders, and neighbors to do their part to end trafficking.

Million Kids

  • Million Kids

    We believe if the bad guys are harming this many children a year, then the good guys must help even more. And with the efforts of our partners and your support, we can.

    Million Kids works with local law enforcement and concerned citizens, businesses, and organizations to end human trafficking domestically.

mtvU Against our Will Campaign

  • mtvU Against our Will Campaign

    The mtvU Against Our Will Campaign amplifies America's college students' efforts to end modern-day slavery in the U.S., and empowers them to learn more and get involved.

    The name mtvU's Against Our Will Campaign, reflects the simple fact that this violation of our most basic human rights is against the will of the college students mobilizing around the issue, against our will as a free society, and against the will of those trapped in modern-day slavery.

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

  • National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

    The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® is a non—profit corporation whose mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization.

    Since 1984, NCMEC has served as the national clearinghouse and resource center for families, victims, private organizations, law enforcement and the public on issues relating to missing and sexually exploited children.

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

  • National Human Trafficking Resource Center

    The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is a national anti-trafficking hotline and resource center serving victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States.

    The toll-free hotline is available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year in more than 200 languages.

NoVo Foundation - Ending Sex Trafficking of Girls and Women in India

  • NoVo Foundation - Ending Sex Trafficking of Girls and Women in India

    It’s easy to think that the business of sex trafficking is inevitable and harmless — until you meet the girls and women who are being sold.

    They could change your mind on both counts. In April 2012, the NoVo Foundation traveled to India and met with Fatima, Mumtaj, Poonam and Shabnam.

    These leaders are working with Apne Aap to organize girls, women, and their communities in ending sexual exploitation. This is what we learned.

The Northern Tier Anti-Trafficking Consortium

  • The Northern Tier Anti-Trafficking Consortium

    The Northern Tier Anti-Trafficking Consortium (NTAC) is a federally funded collaborative of 6 partner organizations and over 40 service providers, led by Heartland Human Care Services (HHCS).

    NTAC coordinates and provides quality, trauma-informed and culturally appropriate services to foreign-born survivors of human trafficking and their family members in New England, New York, New Jersey, the Great Lakes, and the Upper Midwest. Heartland Human Care Services in Chicago, IL is the coordinating agency for the Midwest Region.

Organizations in New York

  • Equality Now
    Equality Now works to end violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world through the mobilization of public pressure.
  • Girls Educational and Mentoring Services

    Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) is the only organization in New York State specifically designed to serve girls and young women who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking.
  • New York Anti-Trafficking Coalition

    The New York Anti-Trafficking Coalition is a group of organizations that have joined forces to increase public awareness of human trafficking in our communities, enact anti-trafficking laws, improve law enforcement response and increase social services to help women and girls escape trafficking.
  • Now NYC - National Organization for Women

    We work to promote reproductive rights, secure women’s economic empowerment, and end discrimination and violence against women.
  • Organizations in New York

    Below find organizations in New York City and State interested in human trafficking.
  • Restore NYC

    Restore NYC’s mission is to end sex trafficking in New York and restore the well-being and independence of foreign national survivors.
  • Sanctuary for Families

    Sanctuary for Families is New York's leading service provider and advocate for survivors of domestic
    violence, sex trafficking, and related forms of gender violence.

Polaris Project - Freedom Happens Now

  • Polaris Project - Freedom Happens Now

    Polaris is a leader in the global fight to eradicate modern slavery. Named after the North Star that guided slaves to freedom in the U.S., Polaris systemically disrupts the human trafficking networks that rob human beings of their lives and their freedom. Our comprehensive model puts victims at the center of what we do – helping survivors restore their freedom, preventing more victims, and leveraging data and technology to pursue traffickers wherever they operate.

Raphahouse

  • RaphaHouse

    We exist to love, rescue, & heal children who have been rescued from trafficking & sexual exploitation.

    We are Christians who take seriously the Scripture that reads: “Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth” (1 John 3:18). And it is with compassion energized and sustained by love that we act on behalf of victimized children wherever we find them.

    Though we are committed Christians, we offer aid without requiring those that we help to embrace our faith. When Jesus fed the 5,000, he did not withhold from those who refused to believe. He gave freely, and so do we.

REST: Real Escape from the Sex Trade

  • REST: Real Escape from the Sex Trade

    REST was founded in November 2009 by a small team of women with experience dealing with troubled youth and sexual abuse issues, and other members of the team with backgrounds in wraparound services and case management to develop relationships with people being commercially sexually exploited (trafficked), or otherwise engaged in the sex trade or are at risk to enter.

    Our goal was to help them find a path to freedom. REST initiated services with three direct outreach teams: Street Outreach, Strip Club Outreach and Bikini Barista Stand (bikini barista stands are coffee stands that employ girls to wear lingerie or less) Outreach.

Safe Haven Campaign

  • Safe Haven Campaign
    The Safe Haven Campaign is an interfaith alliance to abolish human trafficking. It is a much-needed public awareness/ educational campaign. It is uniquely designed for communities of faith to become catalysts in their communities.

    The Safe Haven Campaign exposes human trafficking in local communities, raises awareness, and provides faith communities of with tools to combat the expansive growth of human trafficking in addition to protecting their own families and children.

    It is a project of the Global Peace Foundation in America.
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