Forced Prostitution

Window Shopping: Stories of Women Sold at The Markets of Oman

[Martyna Żuchowska] Many girls are sold for as little as what’s equivalent to 14 USD. When I’m travelling, I love exploring the local markets that cities have to offer. By shopping at these types of places you can acquire an understanding about the culture of the city, region or even country. I find this to […]

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Country Profile: Turkmenistan

[Martyna Żuchowska] Human Rights Watch has stated that the country’s government is one of the most repressive in the world When we talk about a country being disconnected from the rest of the world, it’s citizens being repressed and their rights and freedoms being extremely limited, the country that comes to mind is usually North Korea. […]

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Realities of History: Who Was Christopher Columbus?

[Sam McKenzie] If not for a journal he wrote, we may not be aware of the full extent of the atrocities that Columbus committed Christopher Columbus is infamous for discovering the Americas. Whilst he did not discover the ‘New World’, as it had already been populated, his expeditions marked the beginning of transnational conquest and […]

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Nadia Murad: The Hero the World Needs

[Brayden Sharp] …Nadia was not broken. She was determined. On Friday, it was announced that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 will be awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their work to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon in war. This is a great achievement for the pair, but is […]

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Tricked

Martyna Zuchowska   Sex slavery still to this day occurs all around us. The atrocity takes place even in the most developed parts of the world. The Netflix original documentary ‘Tricked’ sheds a light on the cruel world of prostitution in the United States. The film begins with former sex slave Danielle who shares her […]

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