"Woman will always be dependent until she holds a purse of her own."
—Elizabeth Cady Stanton


 
Writing

Women: just pawns in the game

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on August 9, 2011 | Leave a comment (2)
Mobster and human smuggler Bill Bedini was back in Albania after jumping bail in Texas. “This [is] payback to your Uncle Edmond for when I was in the United States,” he said as he beat two young women, nieces of the Albanian man who testified against him in the U.S. A human weed, Bedini...

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Make slavery a household word

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on July 23, 2011 | Leave a comment (0)
I was nearly speechless last week when a friend asked, “What is modern day slavery?” “Women forced into prostitution,” I blurted. “Forced farm labor!” Is what I see and read about every day invisible to the average American? Twenty-seven million people–the...

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Tricked into sexual slavery

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on November 28, 2010 | Leave a comment (4)
Somaly Mam was tricked into becoming a sex slave when she was a 12-year-old Cambodian orphan by a man who said he could find her parents. Instead he dumped her in a brothel. She suffered the life for ten years then escaped. Today she is the founder of the Somaly Mam Foundation and committed to...

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From New Orleans to Cambodia in 160 years

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on February 10, 2010 | Leave a comment (0)
A good writer does not use clichés, but here’s one I can’t do without when it comes to sexual exploitation of children: The more things change, the more they stay the same. And I don’t write that flippantly. I’m reading a book by Judith Kelleher Schafer titled Brothels, Depravity, and...

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