Join Hastings Alumni and Retired Judges Lillian Sing and Julie Tang, at the "Comfort Women" Justice Coalition panel discussion on Japan's WWII sexual slavery system in 13 occupied countries including China, Korea, and the Philippines. Learn the history, denials, and the legal framework of redress for Japan's "Comfort Women".
Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence released a report on the Intersections of Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Sexual Assault.
The report integrates analysis, insight, and expertise from advocates and survivors that can serve as a primer for program design for adult, young adult, and youth victims of trafficking; forge collaborations; expand the field’s knowledge of trauma connected to early victimization; and inform safety, healing, empowerment, and justice.
The Highway of Tears and the disappearances of the indigenous women have become a political scandal in British Columbia. But those cases are just a small fraction of the number who have been murdered or disappeared nationwide. Aboriginal women and girls make up about 4 percent of the total female population of Canada but 16 percent of all female homicides. News story from New York Times.
Come and celebrate 15 years of My Sister’s House serving the Sacramento area. Enjoy an evening of dance, music and comedy by local artists and celebrities. My Sister's House seeks to eliminate domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking in the API community.
Imelda Cuyugan (Global FWN100™ '13) is filing a Civil Rights Suit against her former employer Pima Community College following a sexual harassment suit against ex-Pima Community College Chancellor Roy Flores. News story from Tucson.com.
Based on true stories, SOLD, is the story of Lakshmi who journeys from a pastoral, rural village in Nepal to a gritty brothel/prison called Happiness House in Kolkata, India. This poignant film is an urgent call to halt child trafficking and empower survivors of trafficking all over the world.