In 2019, it has been calculated that about 48% of violent crimes have been committed against women. Although there are a wide range of crimes that are mostly committed against women, more than half have to do with sexual violence Female Infanticide Infanticide is the killing of a newborn child within the first year of […]
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It’s January 2021 and if you are reading this, you are likely celebrating having survived 2020. Looking back on the last few Januarys, I consider how different each has been. January 2017 – I was riding high from a holiday engagement and the prospect of wedding planning. January 2018 – I was well into wedding […]
Have you ever met a slave? Would you recognize a slave if you met one? Most Americans believe that slavery in America ended after the 13th Amendment was passed and ratified. Unfortunately, modern-day slavery is alive and well in America, as well as internationally. Wherever desperate people are struggling to survive, and even in affluent […]