So you want to end human trafficking…

There is something inside you that screams when you hear about the precious lives of men, women, and children who are coerced and exploited in the name of money, or power, or greed. Maybe you’ve heard a story of someone who was trafficked and you just can’t get them out of your mind. Or maybeContinue reading “So you want to end human trafficking…”

They have names.

Three weeks ago over 200 girls were abducted at school in Chibok by Boko Haram, a militant extremist group whose name means “Western education is a sin”. There are reports of some of the girls having died, others being ill, some trafficked to Chad or Cameroon. The latest report is that 276 are still missing.Continue reading “They have names.”

12 Years A Slave

Yesterday was the release day for Steve McQueen’s much-anticipated film on the life of Solomon Upnorth, 12 Years A Slave. The movie is based on a book he wrote of his ordeal as a free man in New York, kidnapped in Washington and exploited in a life of slavery for 12 years. The film isContinue reading “12 Years A Slave”