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Human Trafficking Around the World by
Publication Date: 2013-06-04
This unprecedented study of sex trafficking, forced labor, organ trafficking, and sex tourism across twenty-four nations highlights the experiences of the victims, perpetrators, and anti-traffickers involved in this brutal trade.
In Our Backyard by
Call Number: HQ281 .B575 2015
Publication Date: 2015-06-02
Through true stories and years of boots-on-the-ground experience, including at the Super Bowl, anti-trafficking expert Nita Belles teaches readers everything they need to know about human trafficking in the United States and what they can do to join the fight against it. She helps concerned parents, friends, teachers, law enforcement, government officials, and other leaders understand all forms of trafficking, identify risk factors, and take practical steps to keep their loved ones and neighbors safe from predators.
Disposable People by
Call Number: HT867 .B35 2004
Publication Date: 2012-04-23
Slavery is illegal throughout the world, yet more than twenty-seven million people are still trapped in one of history's oldest social institutions. Kevin Bales's disturbing story of slavery today reaches from brick kilns in Pakistan and brothels in Thailand to the offices of multinational corporations. His investigation of conditions in Mauritania, Brazil, Thailand, Pakistan, and India reveals the tragic emergence of a "new slavery," one intricately linked to the global economy. The new slaves are not a long-term investment as was true with older forms of slavery, explains Bales. Instead, they are cheap, require little care, and are disposable.
The Slave Next Door by
Publication Date: 2010-08-23
In this riveting book, authors and authorities on modern slavery Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter expose the disturbing phenomenon of human trafficking and slavery that exists now in the United States. In The Slave Next Door we find that these horrific human rights violations are all around us; people sold into slavery are often hidden in plain sight: the dishwasher in the kitchen of the neighborhood restaurant, the kids on the corner selling cheap trinkets, the man sweeping the floor of the local department store....
God in a Brothel by
Call Number: HQ281 .W34 2011
Publication Date: 2011-07-29
This is the true story of an undercover investigator's experiences infiltrating the multi-billion-dollar global sex industry.
Fifteen Lanes by
Call Number: F Lai
Publication Date: 2016-04-05
Set in the fifteen lanes that comprise Mumbai's red light district Fifteen Lanes compellingly explores class, race and gender through the alternating voices of two teenage protagonists.
Forward Me Back to You by
Call Number: F Per
Publication Date: 2020-09-22
Robin and Kat meet in the most unlikely of places--a summer service trip to Kolkata to work with survivors of human trafficking. In turns heartwrenching, beautiful, and buoyant, Mitali Perkins's new novel focuses its lens on the ripple effects of violence--across borders and generations--and how small acts of heroism can break the cycle.
Call Number: HQ238 .M32 2008
Publication Date: 2008-04-01
The powerful, poignant, bestselling National Book Award Finalist gives voice to a young girl robbed of her childhood yet determined to find the strength to triumph.
Children of the City by
Publication Date: 2014-04-15
A novel unlocking the hidden doors of human trafficking in America.
The Girl with the Louding Voice by
Publication Date: 2020-02-04
Despite the seemingly insurmountable obstacles in her path, Adunni never loses sight of her goal of escaping the life of poverty she was born into so that she can build the future she chooses for herself - and help other girls like her do the same.
The Girl and the Golden Leaf by
Publication Date: 2018-12-14
As whitewater rafting guides down the New River in Fayetteville, West Virginia, sixteen-year-old Tia and her twin brother, Finn, hope to find a way to escape poverty after the recent deaths of their parents. When a Hollywood film producer offers the siblings acting roles in his movie, Tia sees the vision of her golden ticket she has prayed for God to provide. How can she refuse? From Chile's exotic Río Futaleufú, to her captivity in the Amazon Rainforest and the slums of Buenos Aires, Tia's deep faith touches everyone she meets . . . . . . but will her faith be enough to survive the darkest pits of humanity?