COVID-19 and Human Trafficking

Coronavirus and human trafficking: As is evident everywhere, many necessary restrictions have been enforced to reduce the spread of COVID-19. This is unpleasant and inconvenient for many of us and for some of us, these measures threaten our livelihood. However, the...

Trauma-Informed Care: A Personal Look

I talk and teach a lot about “trauma-informed care”. Trauma-informed care basically means care (provided by anyone) informed by the knowledge of the science of what trauma does to the brain and body as well as the nuances of what this might look like emotionally and...

A Case Study in Advocacy

It can be difficult to concisely encapsulate some of the important work that Relentless does. Although not quite so simple in practice, it is easy to say that we provide clinical care, or teach workshops. Another way that Relentless serves the exploited is to help be...

Transformational Care

Alicia, 22 years old, recently returned to live in her home village in rural Thailand, reunited with her two children and her mother, who had been looking after her children these past “how many?” years. She’s struggling to remember some of the good things she was...