Half the Sky Book Group-June 10

The Half the Sky book group has all but wrapped up its meetings focused on getting through the portions of the book. Allyn Writesel and Becky Raymond will be following up with our group to discuss how the RPCVs of Northeastern New York can help raise awareness of women’s issues. Stay tuned to this site for more details.halftheskybook

Contact Becky Raymond for more info (raymondb@nycap.rr.com).

Related resources:

United Nations РGlobal Report on Trafficking in Humans 

http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/human-trafficking/global-report-on-trafficking-in-persons.html

Safe Horizon website. An organization with the largest anti-trafficking program on the east coast
http://www.safehorizon.org/index/what-we-do-2/anti-trafficking-program-13.html

U.S. Anti Trafficking Victims Protection Act
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/10492.pdf

Very Young Girls | Girls held in prostitution in NYC and those trying to help them
http://www.gems-girls.org/get-involved/very-young-girls

Recommended movie: The Whistleblower - http://dvd.netflix.com/Search?v1=the+whistleblower&fcld=true&ac_category_type=none&ac_rel_posn=-1&raw_query=the+whistleblower&search_submit=&ac_abs_posn=-1

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