Traffickers Can Tell
Ending Violence Against Children
60% of child sex trafficking victims recovered through FBI raids across the U.S. in 2013, had been previously removed from broken homes.
Research shows that children living outside of a safe family are among the easiest targets for trafficking. Amy Andrew’s story sheds light on this issue.
Partnering for Survivors
Earlier this year, we signed onto a Global Call to Action in our commitment to help end violence against children by strengthening the Social Service Workforce. In this blog by the GSSW Alliance, they unpack the need for increased social work capacity in order to protect vulnerable children from harm.
Trusting God's Design
We've recently partnered with Save the Children, IRC and the Thai Child Welfare Department to serve as the primary short-term emergency shelter for women and children who have been trafficked or abused in our region.
The Start of A New Chapter
We are proud members of the National Association of Christian Social Workers and our International Director, Ashlee Heiligman was recently asked to write a blog for Shared Grace. She took the opportunity to express why we are such strong advocates for family-based care.
On July 24th, we officially launched our new name and website with our team in Thailand and it was a full evening. We were joined by several of our foster families and our Sojourn girls and the celebration began in true Thai-style ~ with a feast.
We've based our new mark on this precarious vegetable, the Artichoke. Find out why...