Books

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide – Nicholas Kristof and Cheryl WuDunn, 2010

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide – Nicholas Kristof and Cheryl WuDunn, 2010

Thanks to blogger 9to20, a trafficking survivor, for suggesting this book. Here’s what another blogger, Bailee-Nicole at Human Trafficking Rescue, said about Half the Sky. “Heartbreaking – yet inspiring. This book floored me; it is definitely in my top 5…

Not in My Town: Exposing and Ending Human Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery – Dillon Borroughs and Charles Powell, 2011

Not in My Town: Exposing and Ending Human Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery – Dillon Borroughs and Charles Powell, 2011

 •  Description from the New Hope Digital site More than 17,000 people are trafficked into the United States each year. Even with major antitrafficking efforts in place around much of the country, sexual exploitation, forced labor, and agricultural slavery continue…

The Natashas: The Horrific Inside Story of Slavery, Rape, and Murder in the Global Sex Trade – Victor Malarek, 2011, 2004, 2003

The Natashas: The Horrific Inside Story of Slavery, Rape, and Murder in the Global Sex Trade – Victor Malarek, 2011, 2004, 2003

“Award-winning Canadian journalist Malarek reports on the […] wave in the global sex trade, sparked by the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991. According to the U.S. State Department, at least 800,000–900,000 impoverished young women, many of them orphans,…

Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal – Conor Grennan, 2011

Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal – Conor Grennan, 2011

In search of adventure, twenty-nine-year-old Conor Grennan traded his day job for a year-long trip around the globe, a journey that began with a three-month stint volunteering at the Little Princes Children’s Home, an orphanage in war-torn Nepal.Conor was initially…

In Our Backyard: A Christian Perspective on Human Trafficking in the United States – Nita Belles, 2011

In Our Backyard: A Christian Perspective on Human Trafficking in the United States – Nita Belles, 2011

In Our Backyard invites the reader in to the lives of human trafficking victims, survivors and the traffickers themselves with true stories. These stories not only inform the reader, but also take them quickly through a well-documented crash course about…

God in a Brothel: An Undercover Journey into Sex Trafficking and Rescue – Daniel Walker, 2011

God in a Brothel: An Undercover Journey into Sex Trafficking and Rescue – Daniel Walker, 2011

•  Buy directly from Intervarsity Press •  Amazon Nvader founder, Daniel Walker, has twenty years law enforcement experience. Daniel spent four years working undercover in more than a dozen countries documenting cases of human trafficking on behalf of two international…

Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale, an Activist Finds Her Calling and Heals Herself – Rachel Lloyd, 2011

Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale, an Activist Finds Her Calling and Heals Herself – Rachel Lloyd, 2011

•  from Goodreads “A deeply moving story by a survivor of the commercial sex industry who has devoted her career to activism and helping other young girls escape “the life” At thirteen, Rachel Lloyd found herself caught up in a…

Runaway Girl: Escaping Life on the Streets, One Helping Hand at a Time – Carissa Phelps with Larkin Warren, 2012

Runaway Girl: Escaping Life on the Streets, One Helping Hand at a Time – Carissa Phelps with Larkin Warren, 2012

 •  Description from the author’s site Carissa Phelps was a runner. By twelve, she had run away from home, dropped out of school, and fled blindly into the arms of a brutal pimp, who made her walk the hard streets…