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Marren Haneberg
The world’s fastest-growing crime is growing fast in Utah. Both parents and community members can take measures to fight the battle against modern-day slavery. Author’s note: If you suspect someone is being trafficked, please call and report to Federal law enforcement: 1-866-347-2423 If you are being trafficked, please call the National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888...
With 2019 fast approaching, I find myself thinking about what is most important to me and how I can prioritize that in the coming year. I’ve identified three of my top values: Compassion Education Safety Global EP’s alignment with these values was one of the top reasons I decided to volunteer with the organization. In...
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Human trafficking is an urgent problem across the globe and within the United States. Here are some key facts about the crime: 1. Human trafficking is the fastest growing crime in the world. The largest component of this crime is sex trafficking, but also includes labor trafficking and organ...
Last post we talked about human trafficking statistics. One of the key facts is that it is the fastest growing crime in the world. The rapid growth of this crime means there is a rapidly growing number of victims. It’s key that we understand factors that put a potential victim at risk for human trafficking...
According to the World Food Programme, 50% of Haitians are undernourished. This statistic includes children. 30% of these children have permanently stunted growth due to malnutrition. Overall, 1 in 14 children die before age 5. In a country where 75% of the population lives on under $2 a day, citizens struggle to meet even their...
This June, Global EP will bring solar energy to Haitians with our partners at Skyline Solar. By reducing energy costs, improving health, and increasing education access, this renewable energy source is critical to breaking the poverty cycle. Extreme Poverty In Haiti In Haiti, 2 in 3 people live on less than $2 a day and...
This Friday, May 10th, will be our 2nd annual EmPOWER Gala. Doors open at 6:30 PM. How to get tickets: Here on our website, tickets are available for purchase. The “table sponsor” option allows you to showcase your business and gain exposure in the community. We have a limited number of table sponsorships left. What:...
The legality of prostitution is a decades-long debate. In the United States, the practice is only legal in parts of Nevada. However, prostitution is legal a number of countries around the world, including in Europe (1). One argument for legalizing prostitution is that women and men should be allowed to choose their lifestyle and if...
Among participants from 189 countries, representatives of Global Education Philanthropists (Global EP) attended the 68th Annual United Nations (UN) Civil Society Conference in late August. The conference was unique as it marked the first time the UN held it in the United States outside of New York City. “Building inclusive and sustainable communities” was the...
People from every segment and community in our society are at risk of being trafficked. Photo by Tess Emily Seymour from Pexels Once you see it, you will notice it nearly everywhere. Human trafficking is the world’s fastest growing crime. It’s an industry that tops $150 billion annually and enslaves up to 48 million men,...
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