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Chrissy Sykes Uses Music to Create Awareness on Child Abuse with the Free My Body is My Body Program

In Child Abuse, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Chrissy Sykes will tell you she’s a songwriter, but, she’s really a hero to so many across the globe. Nudged by the tragedy of a little girl’s horrible death several years ago, Chrissy wrote a song titling it with the girl’s name. A spontaneous performance of that song at a dinner party in Texas inspired the movement forward of an …

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Gene and Arlene Rumley Change Lives for Orphans in India

In Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Gene and Arlene Rumley have been operating Mission for Orphans for more than a dozen years to support children in orphanages in India. They started with the goal to rescue one child at a time and then started supporting and building orphanages to shelter, feed, and educate many outcast, trafficked, and homeless children. Today, they are working on building a …

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Dr Sandie Morgan Teaches Certification Training on Human Trafficking Awareness and Ethics

In Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

As an RN, Sandie Morgan has seen her share of terrifying incidences where trafficked victims have ended up as a patient. Since then, her advocacy to end human trafficking has taken form as a trainer, speaker, podcast producer, author, and administrator.  Dr. Morgan recently served as Co-chair of the Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking by presidential appointment. …

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Katja Iversen Sets Equality and Purpose-Driven Leadership on the Sustainability Path

In gender equality, Human Rights, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Katja Iversen fills several roles under the titles of influencer and leader that include author, speaker, consultant, board member, and policymaker. Her work over the course of 25 years has been significant in making a difference to girls, women leaders, and politicians worldwide, thus pulling her from her UN work to the private world into board rooms, serving on presidential …

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Ebere Odika Fights Gender Violence in Africa Through IBreathe Initiative

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Human Rights, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Ebere Odika is a Mandela Washington Fellow and has been working under that umbrella and several others, including her own, IBreathe Initiative, to combat gender violence and promote gender equality in Africa. IBreathe stands for “Initiative for Building a Resourceful and Ethical Africa” and is an activating organization for school clubs designed to educate, counsel, and provide a safe place …

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Rasha Hammad of Youth Underground Fights Human Trafficking Through Awareness and Education Policy

In Human Rights, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Rasha Hammad is located in Geneva, Switzerland where she has accomplished something pretty remarkable – she’s been able to get education on human trafficking as a part of school curriculums in that country.  She works this hard having, seen within the roles she’s had in major NGOs, how people are focusing on the wrong issues of human trafficking.  Once you …

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Ambassador Fawad Ali Langah is on a Mission to Change Old Mindsets About Human Rights

In Human Rights, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

United Nations Ambassador Fawad Ali Langah of Pakistan has been working on gender and human rights along with other United Nations SDGs for all of his adult life. Ambassador Langah is a consummate Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocate and Activist. He is the newest Model United Nations Trainer and Consultant and a celebrated Public and Motivational Speaker (Vision, Youth, and …