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Awareness & Prevention

Raising awareness is essential to intervention & prevention.  Hope Rising has been educating and raising awareness through means of the internet, training events, fund raising and speaking engagements at schools, churches, etc.

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Outreach & Rescue

Outreach is done in areas where victims or potential victims may exist, such as; strip clubs, prostitution tracks, massage parlors and the like. We lovingly provide “hope bags” to those that are suspected to be victims who may want to be rescued.

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Restoration & Recovery

Restoration includes specialized care foster homes with a robust aftercare program. Hope Rising has three homes of its own and we also license other foster homes to take children.

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What is Human Trafficking?

Human Trafficking involves an act of recruiting, transporting, transferring, harboring or receiving a person through a use of force, coercion or other means, for the purpose of exploiting them.

Prostitution versus Slavery

The distinctions existing between sex slavery and prostitution are false. The idea that women are prostituted by choice ignores that it is nearly impossible to tell the difference between a victim of slavery and a victim of prostitution.

The Cause of Sex Slavery

In societies where women and girls are undervalued or not valued, women are at greater risk for being abused, trafficked, and coerced into sex slavery.

How are women trafficked?

Some are lured with offers of legitimate and legal work, marriage, educational opportunities, a modeling career or a better life, while others are kidnapped and sold.