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Anti-trafficking networks: an organised response to organised crime

 

We were honoured to be present for the third year in a row at 7th Agora International Administration Conference in December.

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Relentless in changing the world

Last week at Abolishion we had the honor to be visited by two extraordinary fighters against human trafficking, Dr. Katherine Welch and Deneen Kelly, therapeutic care specialist. They held seminars and conferences that focused on the medical side of human trafficking and poured into our minds and souls information and advises that impacted us deeply.

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WORKSHOP: APPROACHING SEXUAL HEALTH ASPECTS IN WORKING WITH STUDENTS

A workshop took place at the Oradea Social Community Administration, organised by Abolishion, People to People Foundation and our institution for all the medical employees from the Medical School Departments.

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Book Review: Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Families

Encouraging families to consider adoption is not the main purpose of the book, but rather to educate prospective parents on the process and the difficulties that may entail, and to encourage families who have adoptive that they are not alone in their struggles and that there are services available to them.

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5,000 Miles Abroad: Life as an Intern

With a spirit of adventure, a curiosity of world cultures, and a heart for the marginalized, I arrived in Romania in June to intern with Abolishion and contribute to their research team.

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Book Review: Odyssey of a Romanian Street Child by Catalin Dobrisan and John Kachelmyer

Author John Kachelmyer spent many years of his life in destitute places doing ministry among marginalized youth. Romania was just one chapter in his life, but this one chapter for him helped many children add new chapters and create alternative endings to their own stories. This book focusses on the story of a young man named, Cătălin.

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SNAPMAP - THE DANGER BEHIND THE SCREEN

Sex traffickers are using apps such as Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter to form trusting relationships with young girls, to follow every move they make and to find private information about them. 

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Art, the food for our soul

For the past week, our Abolishion office turned into an art workshop, thanks to our dear friend, Dr. Michelle Sanders. Coming all the way from Australia, to pour into our hearts the love for art, to refresh our souls and teach us how to paint, Michelle blessed us beyond words. 

 

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Art and Soul: Odyssey of the Traveling Aussie

Abolishion was greatly blessed with the presence of Dr. Michelle Sanders and her husband Mick. The two are long-time friends of Abolishion founder, Leanne Rhodes, from back in her Melbourne days before moving to Romania to combat human trafficking.  

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Beware! Human traffickers are prowling Facebook!

The traffickers very frequently look for their victims in the Internet, especially in the social media. They do this, because they know that this is the environment where teenagers try to find new friends, share their secrets and reveal the details of their personal lives. 

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