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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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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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June 3, 2013No Comments

 The Only Effective Method For Eradicating Modern Slavery is to Target Demand Earlier this week, I was walking past what used to be a “massage parlor” that specialized in selling sex.  Just a mile from the White House and two miles from the Nation’s Capitol, this parlor was located near one of the trendiest neighborhoods […]

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June 3, 2013No Comments

Letter From the President Earlier this month, I joined law enforcement personnel, community leaders, artists, social workers, healthcare practitioners and other anti-trafficking activists at The Response: 2013 Courage Worldwide Summit on Trafficking in Persons.  The event focused in large part on professionals who work with or desire to work with victims of sex trafficking.  There were […]

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May 16, 2013No Comments

>> Full Toolkit: Strategy_Action_Plan_toolkit_5-10-13_Final >> Original Letter: Strategic_Plan_of_Action_letter may 13 2013 2-1 ________________________ President Obama The White House Washington, DC May 16, 2013 Re:  Federal Strategic Action Plan for Services to Victims of Human Trafficking Dear President Obama: We write to you on behalf of organizations from across the United States and worldwide working to end sex […]

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March 18, 2013No Comments

Free the Captives launched its new “Reducing the Demand” marketing campaign, targeting the Johns by unveiling a commercial that will air on television this spring and summer. In this commercial, Sheriff Garcia makes it clear that men who purchase women and girls will no longer be tolerated in Harris County. Besides television, this marketing campaign will also […]

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