July 28, 2015: Co-Founder & Secretary of AIP, Ken Walther presented to the Las Vegas Host Lions. Ken and AIP are the leaders in Clark County on education and prevention of Human Trafficking and Global Slavery. Mr.Walther explained to a full house on how everyone can help fight Human Trafficking.
Ken Walther Presents in Las Vegas Hosted by Lions Club:
Published on Aug 5, 2016
According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 41 individuals have been
arrested as part of a three-day sting which sought to crack down on human trafficking
in Nashville. As part of "Operation Someone Like Me" undercover agents posted
ads on Backpage.com - an internet classified site - to find individuals willing to
pay to have sex with juveniles. Among those arrested were a high school teacher,
college football player and state IT specialist. The 41 people busted were charged
with either patronizing prostitution, prostitution, or in one case, simple possession
and solicitation of a minor. The TBI's operation was first launched in May of 2015,
and since then nearly 150 people have been arrested in various sweeps.
Women's Global Leadership Alliance (WGLA), the premier organization for women in leadership, announces today it chose Awareness Is Prevention (AIP) non-profit organization as its foundation of choice. WGLA will gift AIP a portion of its proceeds from its upcoming Excellence in Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, March 10-12, 2016.
The fight against juvenile sex trafficking is ignored, stigmatized and underfunded, but a small army of victim advocates is determined to change that
WGLA's Altruistic Program Chooses Awareness is Prevention as Foundation of Choice
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In cooperation with IVLP, a delegation from Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, and Sri Lanka Lena Walther of AIP (Picture on left, 4th from left) and Ken Walther of AIP meeting with Las Vegas Metro Police Department (picture on right, is pictured 3rd from the right).
About 45.8 million people around the world are trapped in mordern versions of
enslavement, a human rights group reported Tuesday, 28% more than last year.
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Timea E Nagy's Story: Human trafficking survivor, author, speaker and social advocate,
Timea Nagy, immigrated to Canada in 1998. Her nightmare unfolded in Toronto in that same year after arriving from Budapest, Hungary in the hopes of finding meaningful employment.
The daughter of a Hungarian police woman, Timea was held in a cheap motel, at the hands of traffickers, forced to work in the sex industry. Thankfully, she escaped and started her healing journey.
Learn more about Timea: http://www.timeanagy.com/blank
By ERIK ORTIZ
Artful savior: Lena Walther of Awareness Is Prevention.