The SOLD Project Blog

Our team regularly posts updates about our organization and programs and news about human trafficking in Thailand and around the world. Explore our posts to learn about the very latest from the SOLD Project and across the global human trafficking landscape.


Last Month, Today: The News from August and September

Last Month, Today: The News from August and September

September 29, 2016

LOCAL California is decriminalizing prostitution for minors who are victims of trafficking. Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law several bills designed to better protect young trafficking victims by preventing disclosure of their personal details,…

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10 Ways To Be a Better Ally

10 Ways To Be a Better Ally

September 22, 2016

Anyone can be an ally in the fight to end child trafficking and exploitation. Our staff, whether paid or volunteer, range from counselors, mentors, and educators, to managers, farmers, marketers, writers, researchers, photographers, and filmmakers.…

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Meet a Volunteer: An Interview With Nate Quick

Meet a Volunteer: An Interview With Nate Quick

September 15, 2016

Experts & Activists Nate Quick is a counselor at an international Christian school in Hong Kong, who teaches a class on spiritual disciplines, works on student leadership development, and leads spiritual retreats and service projects. He…

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1500 Trees: The Importance of Sustainable Development to Trafficking Prevention

1500 Trees: The Importance of Sustainable Development to Trafficking Prevention

September 07, 2016

Fifteen hundred trees. It’s a massive undertaking, but over 60 volunteers—students and local community members—showed up to join in the effort to reforest the area. The trees had been donated by the Department of Forestry…

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How is Congress Doing in the Fight Against Human Trafficking?

How is Congress Doing in the Fight Against Human Trafficking?

September 01, 2016

You might have noticed an important U.S. election is coming up in just a couple of months. Presidential politics aside, a big part of the action lies with Congress. How do our Congressional leaders stack…

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If You Care About LGBTQ Rights, You Should Care About Human Trafficking Too

If You Care About LGBTQ Rights, You Should Care About Human Trafficking Too

August 25, 2016

Let’s Get Intersectional Do you ever feel alone in your commitment to social justice and ending child exploitation? Here at The SOLD Project we want to talk about how ending child slavery is not just…

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Last Month, Today: The News in July

Last Month, Today: The News in July

August 18, 2016

LOCAL Ad Campaign Reveals ‘Ugly Truth’ About Trafficking in U.S. In July, the San Diego District Attorney’s Office launched a new ad campaign directed at debunking myths about sex trafficking. These billboards can be found…

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How to Market as a Nonprofit

How to Market as a Nonprofit

August 16, 2016

Marketing can be a scary, even dirty, word in the nonprofit world. But good marketing is nothing more than engaging your audience in an authentic way. Your organization’s goals are to make a difference in…

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Should Sex Work Be Legal? The debate over the legalization of prostitution and how it affects trafficking

Should Sex Work Be Legal? The debate over the legalization of prostitution and how it affects trafficking

August 11, 2016

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock/EdOnly The debate over the legalization of prostitution is inextricably linked with the prevalence of sex trafficking. Many believe that decriminalizing sex work will improve the current state of sex trafficking and…

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Why Is Homeland Security Chasing Pedophiles?

Why Is Homeland Security Chasing Pedophiles?

August 02, 2016

Reporting From the Field I recently had the privilege of attending a conference where one of our partner organizations, Thai law enforcement, representatives from the FBI and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and staffers of U.S.…

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About The SOLD Project

The SOLD Project prevents child sexual exploitation and trafficking in Thailand, providing vulnerable Thai children and youth with scholarships and resources to help them break the cycle of poverty, avoid the dangers of child trafficking, and lead productive, independent lives.

 

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