SAFE Training

I’ve spent the last two weeks in Sacramento, CA attending a Sexual Assault Forensic Examination (SAFE) training sponsored by the California Clinical Forensic Medicine Training Center. Forensic basically means the application of medical or scientific knowledge to...

Fall Schedule 2012

Katherine will be arriving in the States in a week. I’ll be there for over two months but the schedule is packed! Below is a brief overview of where I’ll be and what I’ll be doing. Opportunities for speaking in certain places are still being worked out and more...

Think about it

I know that pop culture is raving about Jada Pinkett Smith’s video in the nude to promote awareness of sex trafficking. However, does something inside you just twinge a bit when you heard about it or saw the video? Think about it a minute. Yes, she will create...

Slavery By Another Name

I recently viewed Slavery by Another Name, a documentary by PBS and the official selection of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. It is a most powerful documentary about slavery in America and how it continued in practice for 80 years after the Emancipation. I learned so...

Superbowl Update

Guest blogger Deanne Brenneman posts an update to the human trafficking issues surrounding Superbowl XLVI in Indianapolis. As Katherine has already posted, Indiana governor Mitch Daniels signed the anti-trafficking bill into law on January 30, just days before the big...

“Don’t Try It Here” says Governor Daniels

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels signed a an anti-trafficking bill into law on Monday taking effect immediately. The law provides more robust legislation strengthening law enforcement’s ability to prosecute traffickers. Furthermore, the law removes the requirement...