The anti-human trafficking battle was the focus of a bipartisan congressional hearing held by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), co-chairman of Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission along with Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA), Wednesday on Capitol Hill.

WASHINGTON — The battle against modern day slavery was the focus of a bipartisan congressional hearing held by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), co-chairman of Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission along with Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA), on Capitol Hill. The main U.S. weapon in the fight to save lives and bring justice to traffickers who ensnare…

Jeffrey Epstein, apparently with the help of several women, groomed and sexually exploited dozens of girls, some as young as 13 years old.

This week America was rocked by the news that multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein was arrested for running a sex-trafficking ring of minors. Noel Yeatts, president of World Help, a Christian humanitarian organization, examines the situation: The details, revealed by a federal indictment recently unsealed, are still emerging, but what we know so far paints a grim…

Al Jazeera, a Middle East news station, reports 350 people in the Caribbean and Latin America have been set free from human trafficking between April 3­­­–­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­9, and 22 people affiliated with the human trafficking, such as the ringleaders were arrested by Interpol, an international police organization. The operation was funded by Canada’s government and a…

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WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2017 /The White House / — President Donald Trump issued a proclamation designating January 2018 as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The proclamation calls upon “industry associations, law enforcement, private businesses, faith-based and other organizations of civil society, schools, families, and all Americans to recognize our vital roles in ending…

The men who pay for sex, drive up the demand for sex trafficking and most don’t receive any punishment while the women receive almost no justice at all.

Freedom should belong to the victim, not the abuser. But, unfortunately across the globe — and right here in America — that fact isn’t always the reality.Prostitution is jokingly labeled the oldest profession. But, working in the sex industry has rarely made a prostitute wealthy or given her financial freedom. Instead, girls who are paid…

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Myanmar called an annual report issued by the U.S. State Department “sad and regrettable” after being named among the worst human trafficking offenders. Along with Iran, North Korea and Syria, the report cited Myanmar’s negligence to meet “the minimum standards for eliminating trafficking.” Reuters reported that Myanmar’s ranking, which got downgraded from the previous year,…

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The egregious act of slavery, particularly for sexual exploitation, has grown at alarming rates globally. However, governments, non-government organizations and Christian ministries like the Dalit Freedom Network and Passion Conferences are now actively challenging the offenders and offering hope to victims. Everlyn Chumbow, in her contribution to CNN says this: Should you feel compassion? Yes….

Triumphant Mercy and other NGOs are now participating in efforts to save Syrian refugees from a relatively new, but growing danger: organ trafficking.

BEIRUT – Triumphant Mercy Lebanon recently shared rising concerns about dangers being faced by displaced Syrians living in refugee camps in Lebanon.More than 1.5 million people have fled from the civil war that has raged in their home country since 2011.In mid-2015, the Lebanese government ceased registering displaced Syrians officially as refugees. Unregistered Syrian refugees…

Noel Yeatts, president of World Help, discusses the women trapped in sexual slavery around the world and in South Asia, and the fight for freedom.

Noel Yeatts, president of World Help, discusses the women trapped in sexual slavery around the world and in South Asia, and the fight for freedom from sexual slavery. Pushana gently brushes soft kisses across her daughter’s brown cheek. Her toddler turns and gazes up at her. She reaches out her tiny hand, which her mother…

American faith leaders met with representatives of Nigerian communities devastated by Boko Haram and Fulani tribesmen as well as key figures within the Buhari administration

Noel Yeatts, president of World Help, discusses the horrific reality of sexual slavery in South Asia — the ongoing tradition of “nari mata”. Pushana gently brushes soft kisses across her daughter’s brown cheek. Her toddler turns and gazes up at her. She reaches out her tiny hand, which her mother covers with another kiss. I…

A shocking new report released today by mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA) uncovers the "hidden epidemic" of murdered and missing women and girls globally and in America -- and challenges people to "combat the culture of violence."

WILLS POINT, TX — Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan, released today a shocking new report by that uncovers the “hidden epidemic” of murdered and missing women and girls globally and in America, and challenges people to “combat the culture of violence” in advance of International Women’s Day, March 8….

This past weekend, the Los Angeles Dream Center parking lot transformed into a winter wonderland hosting over 6,000 guests at their ‘Christmas Dreamland.’

LOS ANGELES — This past weekend, the Los Angeles Dream Center parking lot transformed into a winter wonderland complete with all the festive trimmings and filled with over 8,000 gifts, a skating rink, snow, Santa Claus, an appearance from Frozen’s Anna and Elsa, inflatables, cookies, hot cocoa and more. The Dream Center was pleased to be able to…

The Los Angeles Dream Center is excited to offer a way to participate in the nationwide effort of giving back this Giving Tuesday.

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dream Center was excited to offer a way to participate in the nationwide effort of giving back this Giving Tuesday. This year, they’re looking for additional monthly donors to help support their residential programs benefiting homeless families, veterans and those recovering from addiction. With a monthly commitment of $10,…

It's time for God’s people to be aware of the 40 million people who are trapped in modern slavery by supporting those who are working for it's abolition

NEW YORK – When Americans contemplate the abolition of slavery (which is not often), we immediately think of President Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation. That document made slavery illegal in the United States effective January 1, 1863. Likewise, the United Nations abolished slavery worldwide on December 2, 1949, when the General Assembly adopted the…

World Help has announced a $130,000 matching gift opportunity to double donations and impact twice as many people before 2019 ends.

VIRGINIA BEACH – Operation Blessing began in 1978 under the leadership of businessman, Bible teacher, philanthropist, and founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network, Pat Robertson. Over the years, Operation Blessing has “touched the lives of millions of people in more than 90 countries” and every one of the United States. Operation Blessing exists to provide…

The LA Dream Center celebrated another year of miracles this past weekend during their annual Night of Dreams on Saturday, September 28.

Donations will be used to fund residential expenses for hundreds of prisoners, human trafficking victims, veterans, and homeless families in 2020. LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dream Center celebrated another year of miracles this past weekend during their annual Night of Dreams on Saturday, September 28. This year’s event included many moments of reflection…

LA Dream Center provides free personalized care to each resident, with the goal of helping each individual secure employment, housing and continue growth.

LOS ANGELES — This month, the Los Angeles Dream Center is celebrating a significant milestone. Founder Matthew Barnett, his wife Caroline and their entire team of staff and volunteers are commemorating 25 years of service to the people of Los Angeles. The 25th anniversary celebration beginning on Thursday, September 26 will include many events, but…

Christians around the world ought to pray for Kashmir as tensions in the region have spiked when India removed its long-established “special status”.

Rev. Joseph D’Souza, one of the most widely considered as one of the most influential voices of global Christianity discusses how Christians should respond to the crisis in Kashmir, and perspective for all Indian, Pakistani and all Christians to have in this dire situation. Christians around the world ought to pray for Kashmir as tensions…

One Mission fulfills a unique role in introducing people to Christ and partnering with other believers to equip, and mobilize the saints for His service.

GREENWOOD, IN – The goal of One Mission Society is “to see the Gospel of Jesus Christ spread throughout the world, with the greatest number of disciples made, and to see God glorified in all that [they] do.” To accomplish that one mission, they have found “the most effective way to share Christ is by…

Special report entitled “Seeking Justice & Defending Human Rights” conveys GFA’s concerns about the impoverished in Asia.

Special report entitled “Seeking Justice & Defending Human Rights” conveys GFA’s concerns about the impoverished in Asia. While welcoming an international day of awareness that turns the global focus on issues keeping millions in grinding poverty, missionary organization Gospel for Asia is year-round helping to bring relief to the underprivileged trapped in that cycle. In…