Photojournalist and filmmaker Mimi Chakarova documents the stories of Eastern European women trafficked for sex.
Narrated by actor Danny Glover, At the End of Slavery: The Battle for Justice in our Times takes you inside the violent and ugly business of modern-day slavery--the buying and selling of human beings--from the brothels of the Philippines to the brick kilns of India.
Half the Sky is a passionate call-to-arms, urging us not only to bear witness to the plight of the world's women, but to help to transform their oppression into opportunity. Our future is in the hands of women everywhere.
Journalists investigate child trafficking in the Ivory Coast and show how it fuels the worldwide chocolate industry.
A Path Appears, from the creative team that brought you the groundbreaking series Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, follows intrepid reporters Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn and actor/advocates Malin Ackerman, Mia Farrow, Ronan Farrow, Jennifer Garner, Regina Hall, Ashley Judd, Blake Lively, Eva Longoria, and Alfre Woodard to Colombia, Haiti, Kenya, and throughout the United States as they uncover the harshest forms of gender-based oppression and human rights violations, as well as the effective solutions being implemented to combat them.
Very Young Girls follows thirteen and fourteen year old girls as they are lured into the sex work industry. This film provides insight into how life in the sex trade begins for these girls who are seduced by pimps and treated like adults by the police. It also focuses on the organization Girls Education and Mentoring Services (GEMS) that works to advocate for these girls.
Filmed on five continents, in a dozen countries, Not My Life takes viewers into a world where millions of children are exploited, every day, through an astonishing array of practices including forced labor, domestic servitude, begging, sex tourism, sexual violence, and child soldiering.
A documentary exploring a practice in Afghanistan called "Bacha bazi" (boy play) in which warlords pay families to give over their sons, use them for entertainment, and often exploit them sexually.
The arrival of a dying Russian pregnant teenager sets off a sequence of events that eventually uncovers a plot of sex trafficking in Russia.
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