Rescued Sisters

Rescued Sisters These two precious girls are some of the bravest young survivors we have ever met!  Since being born to an alcoholic mother and father, Wan* (13) and Su* (11) have lived through abuse for as long as their young minds can remember. The girls’ parents would violently fight and hit each other until [...]
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Fun Day in Ceara

During a recent school break, our LI Brazil team in Ceara planned several special activities for the children in our prevention projects.  They held a personal hygiene class in one of our locations where the children were taught how important it is for each person to have and use their own towel when showering, and [...]
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Why the Amazon?

“Children freely sell themselves for rice and beans, or for whatever they are able to. This is so different than anything I’ve ever seen in Thailand or Myanmar, where children are forced to sell their bodies. But in Brazil, I saw girls 9 to 12-years-old freely sell their bodies. It was right there, in front [...]
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