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Category: Human Trafficking Awareness

From survivor to entrepreneur

Today, we want to celebrate a major victory for our shelter program by sharing Lizzy’s story. She has been out of our program for over a year and has thrived in that time. Read on to hear her story of resilience and how she used the tools given to her at our shelter to succeed. 

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Lebohang’s story: A better life or exploitation?

Imagine being a teenager in Lesotho, desperate to help your family. That’s where Lebohang found herself – a young girl with big dreams, stepping into a world that would ultimately take advantage of an ambitious young woman. Looking for a job in order to help support her family, Lebohang was tricked by traffickers and led into a life of nonconsensual sex work for no compensation. 

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What is Giving Tuesday?

In the whirlwind of holiday sales, Black Friday deals, and Cyber Monday offers, there’s a day dedicated to giving back: Giving Tuesday. Unlike the commercial-driven days that precede it, Giving Tuesday is a global movement that inspires millions to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. But what exactly is Giving Tuesday, and how can you participate, especially in support of worthy causes? 

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Sexual and gender-based violence in Lesotho

Lesotho, a small African nation nestled in the mountains, has been grappling with one of the highest incidences of sexual and gender-based violence (GBV) globally. However, amidst these grim statistics, Beautiful Dream Society stands as a shining example of how dedicated organizations are making a meaningful impact on the lives of survivors. 

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BDS and The Sound of Freedom: Shining Light on Trafficking

The Sound of Freedom is a powerful movie that eloquently highlights the realities of human trafficking worldwide. This gripping film is based on a true story, and it sheds light on the urgent and critical work organizations like Beautiful Dream Society (BDS) complete day after day. The Sound of Freedom serves as a poignant reminder of the importance of advocacy, rescue operations, and trauma-recovery services for survivors.

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Prostituting for survival – a grim reality in Lesotho

The prostitution industry is rapidly growing in areas prone to human trafficking. Prostitution is often a last resort for women in Lesotho who need to make a living. They look for any other possibility before succumbing to this lifestyle. Today, we wanted to highlight one woman’s journey from prostitution to prosperity.

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