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Human Trafficking Resources from our Bookstore

A Crime So Monstrous: Face-to-Face with Modern-Day Slavery by E. Benjamin Skinner
There are more slaves in the world today than at any time in history. After spending four years visiting a dozen countries where slavery flourishes, Skinner tells the story, in gripping narrative style, of individuals who live in slavery, those who have escaped from bondage, those who own or traffic in slaves, and the mixed political motives of those who seek to combat the crime. Adult subject matter. Paperback.  330 pages.  $16.00

 

Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not For Sale by Rachel Lloyd
During her teens, Rachel Lloyd ended up a victim of commercial sexual exploitation. With time, through incredible resilience, and with the help of a local church community, she finally broke free of her pimp and her past and devoted herself to helping other young girls escape "the life." She has started a nonprofit organization: GEMS - Girls Educational and Mentoring Services - for victims. With great humanity, she shares the stories of the girls whose life GEMS has helped--small victories that have healed her wounds and made her whole. Adult subject matter. Paperback.  277 Pages.  $15.99

 

In Our Backyard: A Christian Perspective on Human Trafficking in the United States by Nita Belles
You are invited to travel through a well-documented crash course about human trafficking in the United States. We often think that trafficking in persons (TIP) happens in third world countries, but not in our own. Read about the lives of U.S. victims and traffickers in true stories. There are study questions for small groups at the end of each chapter.  Paperback.  177 pages.  $14.99

 

Somebody’s Daughter: The Hidden Story of American’s Prostituted Children and the Battle to Save Them by Julian Sher
Shocking and gritty, this collection contains firsthand accounts of terror and abuse from prostituted children – and the law enforcement officers and community activists working to save them. Paperback. 352 pages.  Limited quantities available.  $16.95

 

 

Just Add Water Volume 6.1: Overview of Human Trafficking & Human Trafficking and the Healthcare Professional featuring Jeffrey Barrows
Session 1Overview of Human Trafficking.  Presents a basic level of knowledge about human trafficking, both domestic and international. True stories illustrate how a person can be caught up into the trafficking web. The Trafficking Victims Protection Act is discussed along with barriers that prevent the finding of victims. 17 minutes.
Session 2 - Human Trafficking and the Healthcare Professional.  Specifically designed for the healthcare professional and will help them learn the important role they have in finding victims of human trafficking. The health consequences of human trafficking are discussed as well as various warning signs that a patient may be a victim. Clear and definite steps are given to the healthcare professional regarding how they should prepare themselves to intervene should they encounter a trafficking victim in their practice or in an overseas environment. 17 minutes.

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