Posts tagged jeanette bouchie
Heroes Both On and Off the Field

Football and human trafficking - chances are, when you see those two things side by side, your thoughts take a dark turn. Most of us have heard about the connection between sporting events (and any large gathering of people, for that matter) and human trafficking. What you may not have heard about, however, are the efforts NFL coaches and players are making on behalf of the fight against modern-day slavery.

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Malia Designs: A Triple Threat against Slavery

How many of you are like me and started your day with a cup of coffee or tea? If you lived in Cambodia, you probably just spent your entire daily income on that beverage. According to ECPACT (End Child Prostitution in Asian Tourism), more than 70% of Cambodians live on less than $3 a day. Poverty is one of the factors that make individuals vulnerable to human trafficking, which is a serious problem in this Asian country. Women are particularly endangered due to gender inequality and lack of education. Dressember brand partner Malia Designs is working to change that by providing economic opportunities for both women and those with physical challenges.

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