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May update

May update

It's been some time since I've written, and I have some really exciting news for you today. As you know, I've been busy writing the story behind our multi-award-winning 'Sisters for Sale' documentary. The first part of that story, 'Every Stranger's Eyes', was released...

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March update

March update

How quickly everything turned around. Earlier this month, we partnered with a European organisation who planned to host a series of 'Sisters for Sale' documentary screenings. Our screening planned for the United Nations' largest annual gathering on women's rights, in...

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February update

February update

Today we have an update on our new podcast, a special February offer, and four new 'Sisters for Sale' film screenings in Bali, New York, Sydney, and New Jersey! It's seven years this week since I started working full-time on 'The Human, Earth Project'. It's been a...

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January update

January update

Wonderful things are happening with 'The Human, Earth Project'. Today I'm excited to launch the very first episode of our podcast - details below! Our first book has received some amazing feedback ahead of its official launch, and the 'Sisters for Sale' film is now...

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December update

December update

This will be our last update for 2019, and I've saved the best for last... I have some really exciting news to share with you today, including the launch of the 'Sisters for Sale' book, a major distribution deal for the documentary, and our forthcoming podcast! I'll...

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November update

November update

There are plenty of exciting things happening right now with 'Sisters for Sale'. It's too soon to announce the news I'm most excited about, but there's still plenty to share with you today! Reaching out Though I can't legally disclose any details yet, I've recently...

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October update

October update

I have plenty of great news to share with you today - an upcoming film festival this week in South Korea, and some fantastic news and photos from last week's festival in Malaysia and an independent screening in Canada! This week's festival in South Korea Our feature...

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September update

September update

I've been quiet over here lately - it's been an extremely productive time spent working on the 'Sisters for Sale' book, and I'm delighted with the way it's all been coming together. Today I have some news for you about both the documentary and the book. 'Sisters for...

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Community screenings #2

Community screenings #2

In recent months we've had a series of successful independent screenings of our award-winning documentary, 'Sisters for Sale'.   These independent screenings help supporters share this incredible story with their own communities, help raise awareness of human...

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Community screenings

Community screenings

With my attention now focused on expanding 'Sisters for Sale' as a book, we're not currently hosting any of our own screenings of the 'Sisters for Sale' documentary. We are, however, allowing supporters to host screenings amongst their own communities, and several...

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Back to work

Back to work

Our 2019 fundraising campaign ended last week. While not as successful as our phenomenal 2016 campaign, we surpassed the amount raised in our 2014 campaign, when we had dozens of bloggers working to promote our cause. We now have enough funding to continue our work...

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Wow

Wow

WOW. Less than 24 hours ago, we'd raised $6,833 through our 2019 fundraising page. Now, that figure has nearly doubled to $12,091 - and most of that came from just one person! I'd like to give a HUGE THANK YOU to Richard Joynes for supporting our ongoing fight against...

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Your last chance

Your last chance

This is the last weekend of our 2019 fundraising campaign. In terms of raising awareness, the campaign has been a great success, with an estimated reach of more than a million people.  In terms of raising funds, the campaign has been less successful. Our strategy was...

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Teamwork

Teamwork

Three years ago, I wrote a blog post which is now more relevant than ever. Here's what it said: "In recent years, we’ve seen the rise of a new Internet-based form of political activism: it’s been dubbed slacktivism. Slacktivism is when we show our support for...

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Episode Zero

Episode Zero

Today I have something special I'd like to share with you. 2.5 years ago, I was contacted by Claire Harris, an award-winning investigative journalist with the BBC. Claire had heard our story and was interested to help develop 'Sisters for Sale' as a 10-episode...

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Why we do what we do

Why we do what we do

It's five years this week since I found my kidnapped friend May in China. That incredible success was the result of many months of difficult - and sometimes dangerous - work. I've been here working ever since. The global human trafficking crisis now claims over 40...

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