Human Trafficking and Gender Violence

May 5, 2013

According to Amnesty International worldwide one in three females – nearly one billion – are beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused in their lifetime. If we think specifically about the United States, most studies suggest that one in four females is sexually abused by the age of eighteen. Rape, one of the most underreported of all crimes, is believed to happen to one in five women in the US.

May 5, 2013

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The article was submitted by WRF member Dr. Basyle Tchividjian who may be contacted at 

April 22, 2013
by Dr. Diane Langberg

Many centuries ago – twenty to be exact – baby girls were considered a liability. Demographics in the first century in certain parts of the world were stunningly imbalanced male to female. Female infanticide was not uncommon. Infant girls often considered the equivalent of deformed, were killed by exposure. In essence, it was permitted by law to leave them outside the city on the dung heap to die. That is about as clear a judgment of “worthless” on a human life as can be made.