Category Initiatives

Exploiting the Exploited

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By Laura C.

I am not a writer.

I am not really even a blogger.

I am human though, and I understand deep wounds because I have lived deep wounds. This is how my heart knows that what my eyes have seen is wrong–organizations that are helping girls out of really bad situations only to re-exploit them. Not intentionally– but re-exploit nonetheless.

Let me first begin by making one fact clear: As I see organizations freeing children from slavery and horrific situations, I am truly elated. When I think of sweet innocence stolen and beaten and raped out of a child, it breaks my heart. Enslaving another human being for sex or labor is truly deplorable, and knowing about this evil practice, a practice that enslaves an estimated 29 million people each and every year, requires action...

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