Tag Archives: Justice
Will Evil Triumph?
Evil is the only word to describe what I have heard. I have seen and heard a lot and I’m not easily shocked anymore. When women tell me their traumatic experiences, I have learned to not gasp in horror and to respond without giving in to the tears. Later though, when the moment has passed, […]
When Justice Fails
Our Story “They have Ugandan passports. They cannot get Thai visas!” Our newly adopted 3 and 5 year olds were being denied visas to extend their stay in Thailand. No arguing would change the authorities’ minds. So we packed a quick overnight bag and headed to the neighboring country to apply at the Thai Embassy […]
When Justice Is Out of Reach
It’s rare to find a victim who will testify against her trafficker. The risks are high and the process too often re-traumatizes them. So recently when our partner investigative team found two African women and the women wanted to file charges, I was cautious but hopeful. We accompanied the two women to a special investigative […]