26 Apr '12, 6pm

Heroines for the Planet: Human Rights Advocate and Sexual Slavery Survivor Somaly Mam

Heroines for the Planet: Human Rights Advocate and Sexual Slavery Survivor Somaly Mam

Voices for Change is a program designing to empower survivors to become part of the solution, through sustained education, advocating for the eradication of sexual slavery and developing an anti-trafficking network, and direct victim service support. Voices for Change’s survivors are an example to show that survivors of trafficking are not weak and helpless. They are strong, resilient, and have demonstrated incredible courage in overcoming their tortured past and building a promising future for themselves. The Somaly Mam Foundation is there to lend a hand and provide them with a platform from which their voices can be heard around the world. Our Voices for Change (VFC) program is that platform. Modeled after my life example, VFC is designed to give survivors an opportunity to help themselves by helping others, to have their voices heard in the courts of law and public perc...

Full article: http://eco-chick.com/2012/04/9462/heroines-for-the-planet...

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