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Maxwell Matewere is Saving Human Trafficking Victims

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

Maxwell Matewere is a National Project Officer who works in the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. He is a Law and Crime Prevention expert in Malawi. He has been recognized by the US State Dept. as a global hero for championing national responses to human trafficking crime. Maxwell has a popular book that spotlights the stories in Malawi that …

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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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Honorary Consul of Malawi Nir Gess Gives Safe Haven to Trafficking Victims

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Diplomat, Human Trafficking, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

The Honorable Nir Gess has a lot on his business plate. He runs a large farming enterprise in Malawi and handles the diplomatic tasks of his office as Honorary Consul of Malawi to Israel, but, the most passionate work he does is helping victims of human trafficking.  Nir was heading out on a trip one day when he saw a …

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Survivors’ Network Taking Stand in Preventing Modern Slavery – Impact in Cameroon

In Features 19, Human Rights, Human Trafficking by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

By Awah Francisca Mbuli To prevent trafficking which falls under target 8.7 of the 17 SDGs and cut across many of the other SDGs, people, specifically women, who are most vulnerable to this abuse, need vocational training to build skills so that they can work and become self-sufficient in their home countries. Microfinance can help those who have the skills …

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Alana Stott, Mrs. Scotland, 2018 (UK)

In Game Changers 15, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Humanitarianism by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Mrs. Scotland 2018, Alana Stott, is Using Her Crown and Her Family to Help Combat Human Trafficking Alana Stott is a wife, mother of 2, business owner, philanthropist, activist, speaker, and avid wine enthusiast. She firmly believes nothing is impossible and having it all is a choice completely within your own power. Alana was the force behind the Pan American …