Sex for sale from Moldova to Dubai. Mimi Chakarova tells a powerful story through photos and in the words of the victims of this heinous crime. The booming “Sex Tourism” industry is no longer a threat to women and children in remote, impoverished countries, it is a plague that is infecting all countries. The men and women who abuse and use other human beings for their own sexual gratification do not live in isolation. They could be and probably are someone to whom you are married and sleep with, or with whom you work or attend religious functions, or who educates your children. We must be more vigilant in trying to stem the tide of this worldwide crisis.
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Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 01:48 a.m. DST, 23 December 2013 McCurry took his most recognized portrait, “Afghan Girl”, in a refugee camp near Peshawar, Pakistan. The image itself was named as “the most recognized photograph” in the history of the National Geographic magazine and her face became famous as the cover photograph on the […]
Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 16:59 p.m. EDT, 3 July 2013 SHEREMETYEVO AIRPORT, Moscow – Edward Snowden’s flight from the United States with government secrets which he stole from the National Security Agency, now finds himself in the untenable situation of being denied asylum in 21 countries to which he has appealed. Snowden arrived in […]
Jessica Tanner, Staff Writer Last Modified: 15:44 p.m. DST, 1 July 2013 The Syrian women describe how even going to the bathroom in the Zaatari camps can be a threat. “There is no light, if we come in here there could be a guy hiding or something,” one of them says. None of the female […]
Jessica Tanner, Staff Writer Last Modified: 01:41 a.m. DST, 26 June 2013 MOSCOW, Russia – As the hunt for Edward Snowden continues, it appears that Snowden is the one with the upper hand. Although, the whereabouts of the computer contractor who revealed confidential information about The National Security Agency’s surveillance programs are still virtually unknown. […]
Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 15:10 PM EDT, 27 August 2012 KAJAKI, Afghanistan – Afghan officials have reported that 17 Afghan civilians, including two women were beheaded by Taliban militants. They were killed on Sunday, 26 August 2012 at a late night celebration. According to Reuters and the Associated press, the revelers who lived in […]