How a UK law has unintended consequences for women workers in Sri Lanka

The UK's Modern Slavery Act, aimed at sex trafficking, has increased the environment of surveillance against women factory workers in Sri Lanka.
Jul 17, 2019

Taste of Freedom

Taste of Freedom: Art & Wine Reception will take place on Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 6:00-9:00 PM.  The evening will include wine, tapas, chocolate, and a raffle.  We will also have the founders of Papilio from Spain with us.  The event will be at Brightwater Community Center located in Woodinville. Papilio is a non-profit […]
Oct 21, 2018

In Nepal, sex trade thrives in transport hubs

With little opportunity elsewhere women and young girls in Nepal find themselves defaulting to sex work.
Mar 28, 2018

Sheriff: Korean women freed after bust of Seattle-area sex trafficking ring

The King County Sheriff's Office say that 12 women, mostly from South Korea, were freed from being trafficked in a prostitution ring that investigators busted this week.
Jan 7, 2016

Seattle victims of sex trafficking speak out in film

A new film available to stream this week gives voice to the victims of the hidden world of Seattle child sex trafficking.
Dec 3, 2014

Ethical Travel: Know the code to stop child sex tourism

A new code of conduct for the travel industry is helping businesses and travelers fight back against child sex tourism.
Jun 12, 2013

Indian woman’s quest to end the cycle of prostitution comes to Mercer Island

Seven years after I met her in the red light district of Kolkata, the founder of New Light, a shelter for the children of prostitutes, has proven just how much one woman with a vision can achieve. 
May 3, 2013

Poster campaign targets human trafficking along I-5

The border with Canada, international port, and farm work make Washington State a hot spot for slavery and human trafficking. But our state is also a leader in innovative anti-trafficking action. The State Attorney General’s office website boasts that, “Washington was the first state to pass a law criminalizing human trafficking and we have the most stringent […]
May 22, 2012