By: Amy Thomson The holidays have long been memorialized as “the most wonderful time of the year.” Everyone looks forward to extra time with loved ones as they celebrate, and it’s no secret why. Our busy lives have pulled us to all parts of the globe, separated by distance and time. The holiday season is […]
I walked away and never looked back By: JM Òran For Ebony, entering the world of prostitution was an escape from the terror she called home. She grew up in a chaotic household with an alcoholic, violent stepfather and an emotionally absent, drug-addicted mother who was previously in prostitution. When Ebony called her mother to […]
Violence was her whole life, but she’s determined to end the cycle. When Corinne was a child, her mom was very strict and overprotective. She was physical when it came to discipline – slapping, choking and pulling hair. It was hard for her to show love; she would rarely tell Corinne or her three sisters […]
Abuse is never okay. These graphic reenactment photos portray some of the daily struggles victims of abuse face. Our hope is that you can take these chilling stories and transform the conversation of domestic violence and sex trafficking.
He tried to take her voice, but he only made it louder and stronger She awoke in the cold, naked, shivering, in pain and slightly unaware of her surroundings. She knew she had to escape and that he was nowhere to be seen. She jumped an eight-foot retaining wall to get to the other neighbors, […]