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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