It’s the largest form of slavery in the world. Sex trafficking. Thousands of children are arrested every year as criminals for being victims of child sexual violence. In the state of California, child prostitutes are now a thing of the past.
Audrie & Daisy are two different girls, sexually assaulted on two different nights, in two different towns. The Netflix documentary relives the brutal torture that followed each girl's rape.
In 140 characters or less, people from all over the world shared inspiring tweets that serve as a powerful reminder to seek treatment for mental illness and to start a conversation about what really matters.
Daniel Fitzpatrick died so that his voice would finally be heard. This 13-year-old boy's message is starting a conversation about awareness, bullying and the importance of listening to cries for help.
From sexual abuse victim to two-time Olympic gold medalist, Kayla Harrison is a force to be reckoned with. The 26-year-old judo champion is determined to help others through her experience, and make sure that future victims never feel alone in their fight.
Now competing at her third Summer Games, six-time U.S. Olympic swimming medalist Allison Schmitt hopes talking about her experience with depression and loss offers a lifeline to other people and athletes.
"If you spend 102 days completely focused on ONE thing you can achieve miracles. Make a film, write a novel, get MMA ripped, kick heroin, learn a language, travel around the world. Fall in love with someone. Get 'em to love you back." —Patton Oswalt