The State of Human Trafficking

September 15, 2017 ...

https://media.blubrry.com/todaysconversation/p/content.blubrry.com/todaysconversation/TodaysConversation-e25-081517-Haugen.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:15 — 36.2MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Stitcher | RSS In this podcast, NAE President Leith Anderson and Gary Haugen, founder and CEO of International Justice Mission, discuss what’s going on with human trafficking today, as well as: What led Gary to start a Christian ministry …

Stories of Hope

June 21, 2013 ...

World Hope International, affiliated with The Wesleyan Church, heard about Cora and brought her to Sierra Leone Anti-trafficking Shelter. Through stretching and exercising Cora’s limbs, they worked to reverse her condition. One month after Cora entered the World Hope International shelter, she took her first step. Though Cora’s name has been changed for her protection, …

Elevating the Issue

June 21, 2013 ...

The President can convene a national summit on human trafficking calling attention to trafficking as a serious national issue, and discussing ways that churches, businesses and concerned individuals can work together to combat modern slavery. Those who escape from trafficking need skilled counseling and emotional support as well as practical assistance with housing and employment. …

When the Traffic Comes to Church

June 21, 2013 ...

Most of us on the Council admitted that we were not well informed. We knew there were problems but had few facts and fewer solutions. We heard reports, read books, sat through briefings, met victims and often had our hearts broken. One expert said that young women trafficked in the United States are usually closely …

Broadening the Efforts

June 21, 2013 ...

We should celebrate that Christians have responded in such compassionate and strong ways to human trafficking. Many church-based responses to human trafficking have included short-term mission trips with a ministry serving trafficking victims in developing countries; providing material assistance (e.g. hygiene kits and clothing) to ministries serving victims; fund raising; legal reform efforts; documentary film …

NAE Welcomes President’s Advisory Council Report on Human Trafficking

April 10, 2013 ...

“Human trafficking debases the God-given dignity of every person,” said NAE President Leith Anderson, who serves on the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships. “It is time for the government, churches and all members of society work to together to bring trafficking in persons to an end.” The Advisory Council’s recommendations include: 1. …

Human Rights

December 21, 2012 ...

The changing demographics of the United States and its impact on politics present stark realities to both parties. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker John Boehner spoke out quickly after the November election to support comprehensive measures, but it will take concerted leadership from President Obama to work out a bipartisan solution. Immigration …

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