Violence Against Women Begins in the Womb
Why female feticide threatens the social order.
billion. Here, too, gendercide becomes fuel for human trafficking and prostitution, with girls brought in from Cambodia, Vietnam, and North Korea. It's
Opinion |Discipleship
How Discipleship Is Transforming Nairobi, One Woman at a Time
Women in urban East Africa face challenges that are both unique and universal.
Many of these women are so alone in their circumstances that options like prostitution, human trafficking, polygamy, and street life seem like the only way out. Cultural pressure.
Opinion |Sexuality
Parenting in a Porn-Saturated World
It’s addictive, has devastating consequences, and nearly all of our kids will be exposed to it. What can we do?
loved. Perhaps they don't understand they're worth more than this.”. Explain how porn feeds the industries of prostitution and human trafficking. For kids
Opinion |Family
Blessed Are the AgnosticsSubscriber access only
How I learned to see my unbelieving husband through God’s eyes.
We met on a mission trip to Denver, where we hung out with homeless people at a shelter and ministered to kids living in motels rife with drugs and prostitution.
Opinion |Sexuality
What I Learned From Being a Vegas Call GirlSubscriber access only
Hookers for Jesus founder: Lamar Odom news is just a glimpse at the industry's brokenness.
It was an act of submitting to a pimp and turning over your prostitution earnings, officially becoming one of his girls. I was outraged. What is he thinking? Who does he think he is?
Opinion |Sexuality
Your Husband’s Infidelity Is Not Your FaultSubscriber access only
Adultery comes from a greedy heart, not an insufficient wife.
Adultery comes from a greedy heart, not an insufficient wife.
Opinion |Sexuality
An Anointed Trend? Christian Women and Essential OilsSubscriber access only
Faithful users rediscover the ancient practice and the healing within God’s creation.
At Thistle Farms, a non-profit Stevens founded, survivors of trafficking and prostitution make products featuring lavender and other essential oil blends.
Opinion |Sexuality
When Missions Opportunities Aren’t PrettySubscriber access only
The topics that make us uncomfortable can spur the church to action.
Where human trafficking is connected to crime and prostitution in our own backyard, FGM is largely connected to villages and families in distant corners of the world.
Opinion |Sexuality
What Les Miserables Reveals about Modern WomenSubscriber access only
The plight that befalls Fantine still affects millions of women today.
Les Mis, Fantine rises to the office of female protagonist ultimately as a martyr—a woman who suffered at the hands of her female factory coworkers and turned to prostitution to provide
Opinion |Sexuality
The Real Value of SexSubscriber access only
Examining the lies that sex is worth nothing or sex is worth everything.
And yes, I'm troubled by the terminology. I'm horrified by prostitution's continual morphing and the never-ending supply of men willing to prey on desperate women.
Opinion |Sexuality
Don't Blame Evangelicals for the Cult of the VirginSubscriber access only
As the saying goes, we didn’t start the fire.
woman couldn't, of course, be a perpetual virgin and fulfill those roles, so she was exalted instead as the "Angel in the House." In the meantime, a thriving prostitution industry arose
Opinion |Sexuality
Mia: Men Who Don't Use PornographySubscriber access only
For a new survey on prostitution, researchers had a hard time finding men who don't buy sex, whether embodied or digital.
For a new survey on prostitution, researchers had a hard time finding men who don't buy sex, whether embodied or digital. Opinion |Sexuality. Mia: Men Who Don't Use Pornography.
Opinion |Sexuality
Why I Don't Call Myself a Feminist Subscriber access only
Christianity offers a culture of life greater than feminism ever could.
Although most often associated with the prohibition movement, the CWTU also advocated to protect working women from sexual harassment, fought prostitution, and lobbied for equal
Opinion |Sexuality
I'm Sick of Hearing About Your Smoking Hot WifeSubscriber access only
Sex in marriage beyond sayings, stereotypes, and Song of Solomon
1. Understand the difference between what our culture espouses versus what God requires of us. The culture is oversexed, immersed in pornography, sex trafficking, and prostitution.
Opinion |Sexuality
'Half the Sky' Brings Gender-Based Horrors to Documentary FilmSubscriber access only
What the new film shows us that the acclaimed book can't.
America Ferrera and Kristof then take us to Kolkata, India, where we meet Urmi Basu, a woman working to end the tradition of forced prostitution, a horrible inheritance passed down
Opinion |Sexuality
When Our Sexual Stories Go Off the Christian MapSubscriber access only
Amy Frykholm's 'See Me Naked' tells the stories of nine Christians (including the author) struggling to reconcile their sexuality and their beliefs.
writes Frykholm; the book closes with the story of Becca Stevens, a former victim of sexual abuse and founder of Magdalene, a Nashville home for survivors of addiction and prostitution.
Q+A: Selling Girls on CraigslistSubscriber access only
Rebecca Project founder Malika Saada Saar explains how Craigslist became the medium for human trafficking.
Last year, Craigslist changed their "erotic services" name to "adult services." They also promised to manually monitor the section for any instances of child prostitution or human
Opinion |Sexuality
The Thin Line between Trafficking and PornographySubscriber access only
Trafficking survivor Jessica Richardson talks about the connection in her own life.
Is pornography worse than prostitution? In my mind, pornography is a lot more harmful than even prostitution, because you take a picture or video of
Opinion |Sexuality
The Woman Who Shelters New York City's Trafficking VictimsSubscriber access only
Faith Huckel, founder and director of Restore NYC, took her social-work skills and a heap of prayer to launch the city's first and only long-term aftercare shelter for foreign-born trafficking victims.
"Because of poverty, of gender oppression, of life situations and circumstances of being coerced, oftentimes forced, you are then forced into prostitution.".
Minnesota Man Arrested for Prostituting WifeSubscriber access only
Clinton Danner's arrest raises questions about Craigslist's culpability in sex trafficking—and about the church's response to criminal offenders.
Several metro areas in the US are attempting to change their approach to prostitution, and Cook County has made great strides. The city has educated