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Please join the Tikkun Olam Women’s Foundation as we co-sponsor AWARE’s Premiere Community Event addressing teen dating violence on Sunday, February 26! AWARE, the prevention initiative of Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse, is hosting “Power Off Dating Abuse: a frank … Continue reading
A movement of Jewish women pooling their money together into a network of foundations, in order to change the lives of women and girls, has swept across the country over the last fifteen years. Nothing like this existed in Washington, … Continue reading
“All trafficked persons believed that they would work as nannies.”
Wrong. Some trafficking victims who ended up in forced prostitution knew that they would work in the sex industry. They did not know, and could not have known, that they would be stripped of their passports, forced to work for no pay, suffer violence and abuse, and live as virtual prisoners.
Women who agree to work in the sex industry do not check their human rights at the door. Continue reading
When someone is convicted of human trafficking in a federal court, there are “mandatory restitution orders” that require the trafficker to pay back wages and out-of-pocket expenses to the victim. But even there, the victim is not made whole. Continue reading
Imagine the glow of 300 sisters, mothers, daughters, husbands, and friends bringing light together as we celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Tikkun Olam Women’s Foundation. It was an enchanted evening that honored the power of women and their role in changing the lives of women and girls.
When was the last time you watched a great movie? What made it great? Did it make you feel and think, or make you act? On Monday, November 29, Hollywood producer Jane Rosenthal will be showing clips from films that … Continue reading