'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Shared Hope International is a 501 (c) non-profit organization which exists to rescue and restore women and children in crisis. They are part of a worldwide effort to prevent and eradicate sex trafficking and slavery through education and public awareness. For over a decade, Shared Hope International has worked diligently around the world and in the United States, partnering with local groups to help women and children escape the sex trade by offering a place of refuge and a chance for a new future. - Source: Wikipedia
An international group seeking to stop trafficking of children for sex gave failing grades to half the states, including Maryland and Virginia, along with the District, for failing to pass laws that provide protection and justice to the victims of domestic sex trafficking.
How is human trafficking a family issue? And what does this nation have to do with such a heinous activity?
Portland, Ore., is a young, green, hip city. It's also a national hub for child sex trafficking.