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Amy Carmichael (1867-1951): served as a missionary in India for 55 years without furlough, and founded an orphanage to rescue girls from a life of prostitution in Hindu temples.

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This week's art purpose is to shed light on the lives of young girls that are stolen from their destinies in India. The henna inspired hand pointing aside a map of India we thought provided a look into the beautiful culture of these people.

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Child Labour Still Commonly Used for Colombian Coffee, Egyptian Cotton, More: US Department of Labour

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images of opium smoking | 1909 Caucasian female opium smoker, from the Illustrated London News ...

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PUNJAMMIES™ are made by women in India rescued from forced prostitution seeking to rebuild their lives. Proceeds from the sales of PUNJAMMIES™ provide fair-trade wages, savings accounts, and holistic recovery care. Please support International Princess™ Project as we bring hope and a voice to those who have none.

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The Amazing Sunken Cities Of The Ancient World

Bay of Cambay, India The Bay of Cambay was discovered by marine scientists in early 2002. The city is located 120 feet underwater in the Gulf of Cambay off the western coast of India. The city is five miles long and two miles wide, carbon dating estimates the site to be a whopping 9,500 years old, and, more amazingly, architectural and human remains are still intact. The discovery astounded scientists because it predates all other finds in the area by 5,000 years

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British Museum: 'The Tar's Triumph, or Bawdy-House Battery' Satire on the Penlez riots of July 1749 when a number of brothels in the Strand area were wrecked by sailors; a street scene with prostitutes and their clients escaping from a building; a man is throwing objects from an upper window, including condoms, a birch, boxes of pills and patches and cosmetic aids; in the foreground, a prostitute and a sailor tussle for a bedsheet; to right, a bonfire of the brothel's fashionable furniture…

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