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 […]Continue reading
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. […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
September 27, 2012No Comments
WASHINGTON, DC – President Barack Obama spoke during the Clinton Global Initiative yesterday, announcing new efforts to help eradicate human trafficking. Obama referred to the fight against human trafficking as “one of the great human rights causes of our time,” and mentioned new steps to deal with a problem he called “barbaric and evil.” […]Continue reading
September 12, 2012No Comments
WASHINGTON, DC – Yimmy Anthony Pineda Penado, also known as “Critico” and “Spike,” recently pled guilty to sex trafficking a juvenile. Penado admitted to trafficking at least one minor as clique leader of the Mara Salvaturcha Thirteen (MS-13), an international street gang in the Northern Virginia, Washington, DC and Maryland area. It is reported that […]Continue reading