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Girls Like Us. Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale, an Activist Finds Her Calling and Heals Herself. By GEMS founder Rachel Lloyd

Not for Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade and How We Can Fight It - David Batstone.

From Congress to the Brothel: A Journey of Hope, Healing and Restoration by Linda Smith

Girl Soldier: A Story of Hope for Northern Uganda's Children by Faith J.H. McDonnell and Grace Akallo

Kevin Bales - This is a MUST read for everyone who wants to understand how slavery still exists in our world today.

Breaking My Silence: Confessions of a Rat-Pack Party Girl and a Sex-Trade Survivor

Be the Change: Your Guide to Freeing Slaves and Changing the World by Zach Hunter

Flannery O’Connor reading (intently) as a child.

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Girls Like Us

The End of Poverty. By Jeffrey Sachs

Amazon.com: Mending the Soul: Understanding and Healing Abuse (9780310285298): Steven R. Tracy: Books

Jean Kwok's semi-autobiographical debut novel, telling the tale of a girl from Hong Kong who, at age 11, shoulders the weight of her mother's American dream, from Chinatown sweatshop all the way to the Ivy League. Kwok brilliantly dramatizes the tensions of an immigrant girl growing up between two cultures, surrounded by a language and world only half understood.

read a book & pass it on -> The Slave Across the Street: A True Story of How an American Teen Survived the World of Human Trafficking by Theresa Flores

Me to We

Here's a list of books every woman in her 20s should read!

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Call to action against Human Trafficking via @Natasha Metzler

Modern Slavery: The Secret World of 27 Million People by Kevin Bales, Zoe Trodd, and Alex Kent Williamson

Twitter for Good: Change the World One Tweet at a Time

The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary by the brilliant Andrew Westoll