July 14, 2014Comments are closed.

“Once again the State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report has shed light on the tragedy of modern day slavery. Around the world many men, women, and children are being subjected to inhumane treatment, exploited as commercial sex objects and forced to work as slaves. The TIP Report provides valuable information, and is an […]

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April 4, 2014Comments are closed.

The Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy at Loyola University Chicago recently released the Annals, a bi-annual journal covering health law topics.  In this Winter 2014 issue, Laura Lederer, J.D., President of Global Centurion, and Chris Wetzel, published an article on “The Health Consequences of Sex Trafficking and Their Implications for Identifying Victims in […]

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June 27, 2014Comments are closed.

Global Centurion was founded five years ago to help communities think creatively about how to reduce demand for commercial sexual exploitation in order to end human trafficking. Over the last couple of years new NGOs have begun to work on the issue, and now we are beginning to get traction in the public sector too. […]

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March 4, 2014No Comments

Global Centurion Foundation is pleased to announce the 2013 winners of the 4th Annual Norma Hotaling Anti-Trafficking Awards. The three awardees for 2013 are Kathleen Mitchell (Founder of DIGNITY House), James Dold (Former Senior Policy Counsel to Polaris Project), and Melissa Farley (Founder of Prostitution Research & Education). Read about them here: 2013 Norma Hotaling […]

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July 8, 2013No Comments

Dear Global Centurion Foundation friends, we wanted to highlight a Letter to the Editor from Melissa Farley, Ph.D., Executive Director, Prostitution Research & Education, to the New York Times, regarding Robert Kolker’s article “The New Prostitutes”.  Please share her thoughtful reply to your circles. _______________________ To the Editor, New York Times, July 2, 2013 There […]

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June 26, 2013No Comments

  Do You Know the Next Norma Hotaling Award Recipient?  Norma Hotaling (1951-2008), founder of SAGE, transcended homelessness,  addiction and prostitution to transform her suffering into opportunity and hope for  others.  Trafficked into prostitution as a child, she remained trapped in the sex  industry for eighteen years. By sheer personal will, she overcame the vicious […]

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June 3, 2013No Comments

 New Laws Take Aim at Human Trafficking in Government Contracting Although federal government contractors have long been prohibited from engaging in human trafficking, in recent years, allegations of labor trafficking and sex trafficking in federal contracting have surfaced.[1]   In Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. government, particularly Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of State (DoS), […]

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June 3, 2013No Comments

 GCF Serving as Subject Matter Expert to the Department of Defense One of the most horrific abuses we encounter in our work at Global Centurion Foundation (GCF) is when those entrusted to protect and defend wittingly or unwittingly exploit and abuse the most vulnerable among us. These tragedies often serve as a wake-up call for the government […]

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