Projects: Human Trafficking

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The "walking sisters" deliver results for the impoverished Congolese of Kolwezi The "walking sisters" deliver results for the impoverished Congolese of Kolwezi
Chances are you’ve never heard of Kolwezi, located in the south of the mineral-rich Democratic Republic of Congo. But you probably carry around with you a piece of Kolwezi wherever you go.
Constructing networks between Bolivia and Chile to improve the lives of migrant women Constructing networks between Bolivia and Chile to improve the lives of migrant women
Chile is one of South America’s most stable and prosperous nations with a fast growing economy and increasing wealth. However, nearby in bordering Bolivia the situation is vastly different.
Thai artisans craft their way out of poverty Thai artisans craft their way out of poverty
For the past three decades, Thailand has been at or near the top of Southeast Asia’s fastest growing economies. The boom, however, has barely touched the rural Northeast, the North, nor the slums of the capital city, Bangkok.
For the women of Burkina Faso, an economic justice plan to lift them out of poverty For the women of Burkina Faso, an economic justice plan to lift them out of poverty
Despite rich gold reserves and a consistently robust cotton crop, Burkina Faso is one of the poorest nations on earth.
Karunalayam Shelter: A "Temple of Grace" to protect at-risk girls from human traffickers Karunalayam Shelter: A "Temple of Grace" to protect at-risk girls from human traffickers
India is the single largest source of trafficked women in the world, and the state of Andhra Pradesh stands out as its worst offender. The largest share of trafficked children for sexual exploitation comes from this part of the country, according to a recent Human Development Report.
Myanmar: Rebuilding lives ravaged by Cyclone Nargis Myanmar: Rebuilding lives ravaged by Cyclone Nargis
On May 2, 2008, Cyclone Nargis moved across southern Myanmar leaving a trail of death and destruction. Nearly 85,000 people died. It blew away 700,000 homes in the delta.