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Restore home work begins

Work on our first Restore Home for survivors of human trafficking is in full swing.  The Restore Team (made up of Abolishion  and People To People) have been meeting biweekly to discuss the inner workings of the shelter and it’s associated Community Care program for survivors that are able to live with their families but still need assistance. 

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This is Real Life - Outreach to at risk young people in Moldova

“This is real life.”  That was what the young people said after we talked to them about the realities of human trafficking.  The Abolishion Team were spending the morning at Vatra, a temporary placement centre for young adults after being in institutionalised care in Chisinau, Moldova at the invitation of Fielding Stocksdale from Mission Europe.

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Right where trafficking happens

We had heard that many of the women in the Roma village were being pressured by husbands and boyfriends to go to other countries and work as prostitutes in order to get money to live.  This was the reason we came. 

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First hand account from Aussies: Cherry and Ant

Last year, Anthony and Cherith Wilson lived in Oradea for three months to work with founder and CEO of Abolishion, Leanne Rhodes.  At a local teashop, over their favorite Darjeeling, they shared a bit about life and experiences they had while traveling upon the Abolishion road.

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Project Abolishion

Project Abolishion is a women’s event to raise funds for Abolishion to fight human trafficking and restore survivors. Supper is included.

When: Friday 10 April, 2015 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Where: Berwick Church of Christ, 432-466 Centre Rd, Berwick
Tickets are $25 full price and $15 for student/concession.

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How to use Street Theatre to Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking

The guys at Concordia University successfully raised awareness of human trafficking using street theater.

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Our Latest Video

Our Latest Video

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I'll just fight until the end

On a chilly afternoon in January, I (Sierra Metzel) sat down with IT Specialist and Judicial Police Agent, Adam Farkas to talk about his experience with human trafficking in Romania and Eastern Europe.  Abolishion recently teamed up with ANITP and People To People to speak at a seminar Adam held at his university

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Breaking the Systems

At Abolishion we say that we “Break the systems that keep people in sexual slavery.”  That's not just spin but a carefully worded phrase that represents what we believe. 

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Sierra joins the Abolishion Team

It's exciting to have Sierra Metzel join our team in the much needed role of story teller.  Sierra brings her journalism and writing skills, her photography skills as well as her ability to see beyond the norm to the Abolishion team.  We're excited about the energy and enthusiasm she brings as well as her ability to communicate stories with heart.  We know that you will be both inspired and informed by her work.  Welcome to the team Sierra!

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