Promising News from Pennsylvania and Minnesota

May 22, 2020 Anna Bryan Campaigners around the United States celebrated an exceptional victory this month as Pennsylvania and Minnesota ended Child Marriage on May 8th and May 12th respectively.  Pennsylvania and Minnesota became the third and fourth states to end child marriage after Delaware and New Jersey in spring 2018.  In the last two years, there have been ongoing …

Announcing our Digital Letter-Writing Campaign to End Child Marriage

April 10, 2020 Global Hope 365 and the California Coalition to End Child Marriage are excited to announce our digital letter-writing campaign. As you know, Global Hope 365 has been actively educating citizens, policymakers, and legislators on the dynamics and abuses of Child Marriage for a year and a half. In September 2019 we launched the California Coalition to End …

An Interview With Child Marriage Activist Sara Tasneem

April 3, 2020 Like many businesses and nonprofits, The California Coalition to End Child Marriage has had to pivot our efforts in this time of a global health pandemic. California Coalition to End Child Marriage, convened by Global Hope 365 on September 14, 2019, until recently focused on public speaking, civic engagement, and generally being visible in the world at …

Super Bowl 54 in Miami and Human Trafficking Prevention

January 21, 2020 Super Bowl 54 will be held in Miami, Florida on Sunday, February 2, 2020. When the NFL chooses a city to host the Superbowl, they consider infrastructure and the weather. Human Trafficking prevention and rescue advocates look at some other factors. It has become a well-known fact that large sporting events and the “party atmosphere” increases demand …

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January 11, 2020 Human Trafficking is estimated to be a $150 billion industry worldwide. That number includes $99 billion estimated for commercial sexual exploitation. Human Trafficking is expanding in the U.S. because there is “demand to purchase sex” and traffickers can make a large profit from exploiting girls and women. It is estimated a trafficker can earn approximately $18,000 month …