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Editor’s Note:  Guest Contributor, Eve Aronson is a freelance journalist and analyst. As a correspondent for IHA (Ihlas) News Agency, Eve covers the intimate and true story of a woman who was able to overcome and escape the world of sex trafficking.  Today’s blog will conclude a two-part post.  Feature interviews will include the President of Free the Slaves, and […]






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Editor’s Note:  Guest Contributor, Eve Aronson is a freelance journalist and analyst. As a correspondent for IHA (Ihlas) News Agency, Eve covers the intimate and true story of a woman who was able to overcome and escape the world of sex trafficking.  Today’s blog will begin a two-part post.  Feature interviews will include the President of Free the Slaves, and the Executive […]






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Editor’s Note: This week we would like to feature Kolkata Sanved, an NGO that is utilizing dance movement therapy as a means of rehabilitation for survivors of human trafficking. Sydney Skov shares with us her volunteering experience with the NGO and how it has inspired her. Passions for dance and human rights brought me to […]






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Editor’s Note: Jeremy Fokkens is a self-taught photographer from Calgary, Canada in both mediums of film and digital photography.  Jeremy travels extensively capturing images while fulfilling his appetite for adventure, cultures, and his love for portraying people around the world.  He hopes to inspire others through his imagery and story telling from around the world.  […]






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Far from the Heart began as an educational campaign performed through theatre, as a way of reaching adolescent teens about the issues surrounding dating violence and violence against women.  This important project began with the writer/producer Joan Chandler in 2006 as a live theatre presentation and forum that was developed by Sheatre in collaboration with […]






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Sambhali Trust : Rajasthan India Visiting Rajasthan one might see the golden glows of desert landscape and a bustling bazaar filled with the streaming colors of men and women.  Beneath this beautiful landscape however lies generations of societal discrimination in the form of a caste system.  Within Rajasthan society many women have little or no […]






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ELI – Denver, CO Volunteering internationally is an invaluable way to gain insight into the inner workings of an NGO, and to cultivate potential valuable connections with organizations, individuals, and affiliates.  These are just a few of the many benefits that volunteering abroad through ELI offers. ELI stands for Experiential Learning International, and was founded […]






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EDWON : Empower Dalit Women of Nepal With an office in Boston, MA and a field office located in Nepal, EDWON works to empower the low caste Dalit women of Nepal by enabling them to fight for their human rights and raise their standard of living.  EDWON encourages women to work together to end domestic […]






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