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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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Alina joins the Abolishion team!

We're so excited to have Alina join the team at Abolishion.  She will work as a social worker. Welcome Alina! 

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Stranger Danger in a Romanian Village

The Abolishion team recently had the privilege of speaking in a Roma village, warning the children of the dangers that strangers pose to them.

 

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Volunteer Fest - I stand for a world free of human trafficking

“On Monday, March 29, Abolishion together with People 2 People Foundation had the opportunity to have a table at a volunteer festival.

 

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Be safe in Poland

“Once someone has access to your computer via a virus or through clicking on a fake email, they are able to access your webcam and take photos whenever they like as long as your computer is on.  Our simple webcam sticker can stop this.” says Leanne Rhodes.

 

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