In 2013, 60,000 students gathered at Passion in Atlanta for a late-night candlelight vigil dedicated to celebrating “Jesus, the ultimate abolitionist, the original abolitionist,” Giglio told CNN.The organization’s anti-trafficking project designated Feb. 27 as “Shine a Light on Slavery Day,” encouraging young people to raise awareness by taking selfies with red X’s drawn on their hands.It was something that had remained unspoken for years and I had blocked it out of my mind.My uncle and my aunt were afraid that “the secret” was about to be revealed to the family and they were trying to persuade me to be silent - as I had been for the last 30 years...
Meanwhile, some feminists were finding common ground with conservatives on pornography, another issue defined by some as the sexual exploitation of women.
It was the summer of 2000 - a bomb was about to go off in my life, a bomb that would forever change my relationship with my family, relationships within the family itself and, of course, the rest of my life.
Five years later, I was selected as a participant of the World Press Master class and asked to develop an essay around the concept “Ordinary”.
Human trafficking—and sex trafficking in particular—has become something of a Christian cause célèbre.
There are prayer weekends, movies, magazine covers, Sunday school curricula, and countless church-based ministries.
Two of the boys she allegedly had sex with are 17 ... Admin staff at Mc Auliffe's school reportedly tipped cops off and a month-long investigation was launched.