Fair Trade Principles in slow fashion and the economy

Fair trade principles state that through the intellectual and financial empowerment of individuals and through community building, advocacy and awareness campaigns, financial literacy and personal development programs, we can improve not just the quality of life but both industry and environmental standards. One of the primary difficulties I encounter while advocating for trafficking victims and […]

Inside the Birdcage November 23, 2015

International stuff first I suppose. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re no doubt aware of the recent terror attacks in France and elsewhere. Honestly, I’m too exhausted by trying to keep up with an actual narrative which isn’t clouded with either fear-mongering or overtly optimistic to give an indepth analysis, but here’s a […]

I Will Bring Change – Fair Trade Shopping to Combat Trafficking

I Will Bring Change is an organization dedicated to spreading awareness of trafficking and creates change for the victims of this crime through the fair trade sales of cosmetics and clothing. They also provide a newsletter. According to their website, I WILL BRING CHANGE exists to PREVENT human trafficking and support the RESCUE, RESTORATION and REINTEGRATION of survivors. […]

50 Shades of Pimping

  Within human trafficking, there are actually several different types of pimps or programmers, one of them being the Romeo Pimp. Romeo Pimps behave as though they are the boyfriend and protector of their victim, and rely on trauma bonding and emotional manipulation in order to pressure their “girlfriend” into the trade.  Sometimes this takes […]

Social Media Ambassadorship and Destiny Rescue

So I recently apparently became a social media ambassador for Destiny Rescue, which I personally find very exciting and fulfilling, although I really have no idea what this is going to entail precisely.  I contacted them last month about possibly developing a game with them. I have no idea what an ambassador of any kind is […]