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Renting Lacy

Author Linda Smith, founder of Shared Hope International, brings to life characters based on real stories and interviews with teen survivors. Meet Lacy and Star as they reveal the underbelly of our country's commercial sex trade. Get to know the men who sell them and the ones who buy them. Let Renting Lacy draw you into the lives of these young girls as they struggle to survive each night, watching their childhood hopes and dreams slip away into the darkness. Let it compel you to action.

Made In The USA

The book is a compilation of five true stories of adults (4 woman & 1 man) trafficked as children. Each story is preceded by an overview of the type of trafficking the story addresses and followed up by a statement from the survivors themselves. The purpose of the book is to provide insights on how American children are taken captive and often coerced to remain in a lifestyle of commercial sexual exploitation.  All profits from the book will be distributed to nationally recognized agencies providing either preventive or restorative service for child survivors of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking.


Roadmap to Redemption

Roadmap to Redemption is the first of it's kind... a workbook for survivors of sexual trafficking written by a survivor. Rebecca Bender was lured into the life of human trafficking at the vulnerable age of 18. Now, rescued and restored, she uses the valuable lessons she learned to help bring other survivors to redemption. She uncovers the seductive tactics traffickers use in America today and equips anyone who wants to work with exploited victims. Don't let this faith-based, Holy Spirit led workbook pass you by.

Walking Prey

In Walking Prey, advocate and former victim Holly Austin Smith shows how middle class suburban communities are fast becoming the new epicenter of sex trafficking in America. Smith speaks from experience. Without consistent positive guidance or engagement, Holly was ripe for exploitation at age fourteen. A chance encounter with an older man led her to run away from home, and she soon found herself on the streets of Atlantic City. Her experience led her, two decades later, to become one of the foremost advocates for trafficking victims.


Rape for Profit

A few selectively chosen cases of underage girls being forced into prostitution is used to condemn the entire prostitution industry.

Somebodys Daughter

Somebody's Daughter takes readers behind the scenes to expose one of our nation's most underreported crimes: the trafficking of American girls on American streets. Investigative journalist Julian Sher meets the teenagers who are fighting to survive, a new breed of cops who are trying to rescue them, and the activists battling to protect our country's most forsaken children. Not only a shocking exposé and a call to action, Somebody's Daughter is a story of hope and the heroines and heroes working to save America's prostituted children.


Slave Hunter

Aaron Cohen found himself on a path of spiritual discovery that both transformed and endangered his life. Posing as a sex tourist, Cohen slips into brothels, urged by madams to select from a lineup of girls as young as six. Sometimes he can save them from their captors, but more often than not, he must leave them behind, taking only the evidence he hopes will eventually lead to their rescue. In a remarkable, unprecedented exposé of the sinister trade, the rocker-turned-activist reveals the fast-paced, inspiring, and unforgettable story of a real-life slave hunter.

Girls Like Us

With the power and verity of First They Killed My Father and A Long Way Gone, Rachel Lloyd’s riveting survivor story is the true tale of her hard-won escape from the commercial sex industry and her bold founding of GEMS, New York City’s Girls Education and Mentoring Service, to help countless other young girls escape "the life." Lloyd’s unflinchingly honest memoir is a powerful and unforgettable story of inhuman abuse, enduring hope, and the promise of redemption.


Selling Olga

Throughout Eastern Europe, a combination of war and poverty has led to women being sold in bars, confined, and coerced into sex work. And while Waugh focuses especially on one woman, Olga, who tells her own story in angry, heartbreaking detail, she also introduces us to many others across Europe including Nigerian women in Italy and migrants trapped in other forms of forced labor. She helps us understand why, in spite of global awareness, relentless anti-trafficking campaigns, and increasing numbers of imprisonments, this type of crime hasn’t disappeared…and why, in spite of everything, there is hope for change.

Echoes of Mercy

During her first eight years as a correctional officer at a juvenile delinquency detention facility, Nancy saw the inadequacy of government programs to offer real transformation in the lives of troubled individuals. Out of this experience came a driving passion to help broken girls. This led Nancy to found Mercy Ministries (now known as Mercy Multiplied) in 1983. It is a free-of-charge, Christian residential program for girls ages 13-28 who have been abused and/or are facing life-controlling issues such as eating disorders, self-harm, addiction and unplanned pregnancy.


Stolen

A dramatic memoir of an American woman, who as a child, was recruited, bought, and sold as a victim of the sex trade without ever leaving U.S. borders.

Toxic Charity

In Toxic Charity, Lupton urges individuals, churches, and organizations to step away from spontaneous, often destructive acts of compassion toward thoughtful paths to community development. He delivers proven strategies for moving from "toxic charity" to transformative charity. Proposing a powerful "Oath for Compassionate Service" and spotlighting real-life examples of people serving not just with their hearts but with proven strategies and tested tactics, Lupton offers all the tools and inspiration we need to develop healthy, community-driven programs that produce deep, measurable, and lasting change. 


Danger of Doing Good

A Powerful Warning for All Interested in Charity and Christian Service. What happens when Christian ministry and social justice lead to burnout, pride, or worse? Peter Greer knows firsthand how this can happen. Using stories from his own life and the lives of others in ministry, Greer shows everyone from CEOs to weekend volunteers how to protect themselves from the unseen hazards of doing good works and how to keep the flame of passionate ministry burning brightly. Includes end-of-chapter questions for personal reflection or group discussion.

The Slave Next Door

In The Slave Next Door we find that slaves are all around us, hidden in plain sight: the dishwasher in the kitchen of the neighborhood restaurant, the kids on the corner selling cheap trinkets, the man sweeping the floor of the local department store. Weaving together a wealth of voices—from slaves, slaveholders, and traffickers as well as from experts, counselors, law enforcement officers, rescue and support groups, and others—this book is also a call to action, telling what we, as private citizens, can do to finally bring an end to this horrific crime.

Videos

Chosen

As traffickers target younger and younger victims, American youth are engaged in a battle they never prepared for. Be equipped with Shared Hope International’s best-selling youth sex trafficking prevention film and resource pack!

Each package includes the true story of teens who faced real-life encounters with trafficking and practical resources to spread awareness and take action.

Tricked

This film was inspired and loosely based on the story of Chong Kim, who claims that she was kidnapped and sold into a domestic human trafficking ring in the mid 1990s.


Nefarious

Nefarious: Merchant of Souls is a hard-hitting documentary that exposes the disturbing trends of modernday sex slavery. With footage shot in over nineteen different countries, Nefarious exposes the nightmare of sex slavery as experienced by hundreds of thousands daily, through the eyes of both the enslaved and their traffickers. Nefarious features expert analysis from international humanitarian leaders, and captures the gripping and triumphant testimonies of survivors in order to galvanize hope and vision.

Eden

This film was inspired and loosely based on the story of Chong Kim, who claims that she was kidnapped and sold into a domestic human trafficking ring in the mid 1990s.


Half the Sky

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide was filmed in 10 countries and follows Kristof, WuDunn, and celebrity activists America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union, and Olivia Wilde on a journey to tell the stories of inspiring, courageous individuals.

Sex+Money

Sex+Money: A National Search for Human Worth is a documentary about domestic minor sex trafficking and the modern-day abolitionist movement fighting to stop it. Since September 2009, the crew has traveled to over 30 states and conducted more than 75 interviews with federal agents, victims, politicians, activists, psychologists, porn-stars, among others


Human Trafficking

Fiction based on real life, filmed in 2005. Law enforcerment officers in the DEA commit themselves to stopping the enslavement of women and children

Whistleblower

Inspired by actual events, Kathy (Academy Award® winner Rachel Weisz) is an American police officer who takes a job working as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Her expectations of helping to rebuild a devastated country are dashed when she uncovers a dangerous reality of corruption, cover-up and intrigue amid a world of private contractors and multinational diplomatic doubletalk. Directed by first time filmmaker Larysa Kondracki, the film also stars Academy Award winner Vanessa Redgrave, Monica Bellucci and Academy Award nominee David Strathairn.


Not My Life

Filmed on five continents, in a dozen countries, Not My Life takes viewers into a world where millions of children are exploited, every day, through an astonishing array of practices including forced labor, domestic servitude, begging, sex tourism, sexual violence, and child soldiering.

Trade

Starring Kevin Kline, this film takes a look at how kidnapping, human trafficking, and organized crime work together. The plot involves the kidnapping of a young girl from Mexico and the abduction of a grown woman from Poland who has came to America. The Polish woman comes for a better life and is taken by the same gang. This gang also kidnaps others to abuse and sell. This film shows the victim's abuse, smuggling, and in one or two cases their rescue. Harrowing and intense this film gives a serious look at this human rights issue. (fiction)