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Dance as therapy

She walked into dance class with red eyes and thick tears rolling down her face… All I could do was hold her and let her know that she is not in it all by herself. When she calmed down I asked her what was going on and she responded, “There are so many things going […]

Thank you to the Schiffmachers

Thanks  to the Schiffmachers we did our first cover-up tattoo of a survivor of human trafficking. It’s a beautiful day. Transformation, leaving the past behind!         In the Second World War, tattoos were used as a method of branding captives in concentration camps. In the times of the Roman Empire, masters branded […]

Myth: Slavery is a thing of the past

FACT: No, it is not. Slavery has ancient roots in history and still exists today in many different forms. Human trafficking, bonded labour and forced domestic work are just a few examples. But that doesn’t mean it’s inevitable. A coordinated effort by governments and activists around the world could end modern slavery for good. That’s […]

Aandacht voor opsporing mensenhandel verslapt

De Nationaal Rapporteur Mensenhandel en Seksueel Geweld tegen Kinderen, Corinne Dettmeijer, tijdens een persconferentie in Nieuwspoort. © ANP MENSENHANDEL De Nationale Politie en het Openbaar Ministerie geven aanzienlijk minder prioriteit aan de opsporing van mensenhandel. Het aantal potentiële slachtoffers van mensenhandel daalt in rap tempo. Die daling is volgens de Nationaal Rapporteur Mensenhandel en een […]