The 34-year-old Cambodian leads the AFESIP association, which rescues girls and young women from brothels in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam. She is separated from her husband and lives near Phnom Penh with her children: Melissa, 14, Adana, 9, and Nicolai, 3
"Trafficking in human persons is a horrific crime and should be combated with all the legal means and resources available," Bishop Wester said." The enactment of this legislation is another important step toward eradicating this scourge, both in the United States and globally."
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We spent these Vietnamese New Year days of 2007, away from home and our loved ones, with the ethics people in Kon Tum.We gathered the children and the adults at two different sites.These pictures conveyed the joy of the adults receiving a box of instant noodle and 50 pounds of rice!The rice and the noodle made their New Year celebration more meaningful - Why? Because they have food on their table!
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Again, these pictures were taken in 2002. A group of friends that included Father Martino (Ordained 2004 - Diocese of Savannah), Father John Tung (Ordained 2006 - Archdiocese of Washington), Father Paul Phu (Ordained 2006 - Archdiocese of Washington) and Doctor An Do (2008 - Atlanta, GA) traveled by a 50-passenger bus to Binh Duong (60 miles North West of Sai Gon) to prepare meals at a home housing the homeless children.
These are some of the pictures taken during Christmas of 2002 - We gathered some of the children near the Binh Hung Hoa Cemetery to give them gifts! We hope that you enjoy seeing these pictures as much as we enjoyed handing them out and the kids who received them!
We spent these Vietnamese New Year days of 2007 away from home and our loved ones, with the ethics people in Kon Tum. We gathered the children and the adults at two different sites. These pictures conveyed the joy of all they children - Wow! Don't they look so beautiful! Yes, they do! But don't you know that is the only good set of clothes they have! I only pray that children in the US have the same joy, thanksgiving, and grateful hearts as these children!
These pictures were taken in 2002. A group of friends that included Father Martino (Ordained 2004 - Diocese of Savannah), Father John Tung (Ordained 2006 - Archdiocese of Washington), Father Paul Phu (Ordained 2006 - Archdiocese of Washington) and Doctor An Do (2008 - Atlanta, GA) prepared meals for Te Phan handicapped orphaned children!
Next to trafficking of money,drugs and guns, human trafficking is among the most profitable underground businesses in the world...
Every year, an estimated 4 millions women and girls are bought and sold worldwide... to be prostitutions, slavery or forced married... Who care about these girls?
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