July 31, 2015

By: Janice Tjeng

Edited by: Juliana Zhu, Esq.

Elisabeth is a survivor of family-controlled child sex trafficking and abuse, which began when she was 2. After years of familial sexual abuse, her father sold her to pimps to earn more money. She eventually left home at 18....

July 29, 2015

By: Kristine Alarcon

Edited by: Juliana Zhu, Esq.

Childhood cancer is often difficult to face, not only for the child but also for the parents. Though it is a blessing when the child conquers and survives the disease, cancer may still be a ghost and haunt the child.

 

Chil...

July 28, 2015

By: Charmaine Santos

Edited by: Juliana Zhu, Esq.

Brianna was like any other high school student. She was a loving sister and daughter, a bubbly cheerleader, and a waitress at a diner in small town in Washington. Being a victim of trafficking never crossed her mind. A ma...

July 27, 2015

By: Luis Gay

Edited by: Juliana Zhu, Esq.

Nazrul Islam is the Bangladesh Country Director for Relief International (RI), a U.S.-based international non-government organization that provides development services to more than 20 countries. Under his leadership, RI is aidin...

July 24, 2015

By: Luis Gay

Domestic abuse—whether it is physical, sexual, or emotional—is an issue that is haunting millions of people in the United States. Women between the ages of 18-34 years old are the highest target group for victimization according to the Department of Justice...

July 23, 2015

By: Kristine Alarcon

Katie Brubaker, a student at the Moor College of Art & Design in Philadelphia, will be helping Peter Zucca, a 12-year-old cancer survivor from Harleysville, Pennsylvania illustrate his book.

 

Zucca wrote Peter Learns to Listen to help other children...

July 22, 2015

By: Janice Tjeng

 

Edited by: Sharon Chin, MPH

Zainab Bangura, U.N.’s special representative on sexual violence in conflict, recently conducted a tour of refugee camps in Syria and Iraq, war-ravaged countries where the Islamic State (ISIS) hold its territories. From there...

July 22, 2015

By: E. Diane Champe, Founder/President of the E Diane Champe Institute

 

Managing Assistant: Tram Pham

Child abuse (physical, mental, emotional, and/or sexual) and neglect encompasses lifelong consequences for men and women (survivors). Survivors don’t realize until much...

July 21, 2015

By: Janice Tjeng

 

Edited by: Sharon Chin, MPH

{Comment in image is by the original author: Kate Thomas}

 

 

World Vision Australia is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization that helps children, families, and communities overcome poverty and injustice. Kat...

July 20, 2015

By: Charmaine Santos

In the fall of 2013, transfer and commuter student Derek Elrod was rushing the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at the University of North Texas (UNT). The fraternity was his first choice and he thought the brothers at the fraternity were very welcoming...

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