US Leads Fight in Human Trafficking – Or Does It?

US Leads Fight in Human Trafficking – Or Does It?

The United States led the world in the fight against human trafficking. But that was 20 years ago. In 2000, the United States Congress passed the bipartisan-supported Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) – the global gold standard for legislation that defined...
What You and Your Church Can Do to Stop Child Labor

What You and Your Church Can Do to Stop Child Labor

“Child labor in the U.S.? That doesn’t happen here.” “I don’t contribute to that.” “I can’t do anything to stop it.” These are common statements I hear because child labor trafficking isn’t discussed much in the United States. Most of us think it happens in...

Buying Fair Trade: Where Would Jesus Shop?

You’re a nice person and a good Christian. You read a verse like James 5:1-6 condemning those who “failed to pay workers” while living in “luxury and self-indulgence” and breathe a sigh of relief. “Thank goodness I’ve never...