The World is a Smaller Place: globalization, trafficking and survival

This is an account of my friend's experiences in Madagascar, China, and Hong Kong. For safety, her name has been changed. April 14th 2017 marks one year of freedom for Hanitra. She has the date marked on her phone calendar with pink and violet flower emoticons, the only day marked on an otherwise empty screen. …

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The Nomination

ALooks like someone likes what I've got going on here! I'm not very well acquainted with the blogosphere, but I've been nominated for a Liebster award. It is given to new and interesting sites, and I'm grateful to be picked by Laura! Check out her website for natural beauty tips, minimalism musings, and to learn …

Determined with a Dash of Daydreaming: Tegan Smyth has a recipe for social justice

Arms straining from the weight of grocery bags, Tegan Smyth’s slight frame battles to walk up another flight of stairs. Fish, chicken, fruit and spices threaten to spill as a final heave catapults the bags through an unmarked doorway. This is an unremarkable-looking apartment off a quiet street in Sai Ying Pun is the headquarters …