COVID-19 is impacting human trafficking survivors. Here’s how.

As the global Coronavirus crisis disrupts all of our lives, it is critically affecting the world’s most vulnerable. Here is how COVID-19 is impacting human trafficking survivors.  Three weeks ago, my husband and I had our tent trailer packed and ready to go for an epic camping trip to Nevada and Utah with our three […]

Show Up – A Virtual Event to Help Trafficking Survivors Impacted by COVID-19

The world is a strange place these days, and we hope you are staying safe and well. As COVID-19 wreaks havoc in all of our lives, the impact on human trafficking survivors is devastating. Women who have overcome violence and exploitation are now losing jobs, losing income, and becoming more vulnerable to re-trafficking.  On April 8, […]

COVID-19: The situation in the Philippines is deteriorating

A frontline update about our COVID-19 response in the Philippines. We talked with Dr. Laura Cordisco Tsai, Technical Advisor for our programs in the Philippines. She is in daily communication with our frontline staff in Cebu, where the situation is getting worse every day due to the COVID-19 crisis. These are deeply uncertain times, and […]

Our frontline response to the COVID-19 crisis

Our Frontline Response to COVID-19 COVID-19 continues to affect the most vulnerable people in the world and human trafficking survivors are the hidden victims of the pandemic. How does COVID-19 affect human trafficking? We know trafficking is most likely to happen in economically depressed environments. Right now in Cebu City, businesses are closing and many […]

3 stories of amazing survivors to inspire you this International Women’s Day

#IWD2020 This International Women’s Day We Celebrate On International Women’s Day, the world celebrates women and their achievements. Of the 40 million people globally who are victims of modern slavery, 71% are women and girls. But through the generosity and compassion of our partners and supporters, restoration is taking place.  We honor the hundreds of women […]

Ending human trafficking begins with awareness

Ending human trafficking begins with awareness January is Human Trafficking Awareness month. Organizations, individuals, and advocates, including 10ThousandWindows, are working together to generate awareness about ending human trafficking. Human trafficking, though it impacts 40 million people globally every year, is still a largely hidden issue. What is human trafficking? Slavery is not a thing of […]

Trafficking victims are at risk of suicide. Here’s how we’re responding.

Human trafficking survivors are at higher risk for suicide than the rest of the population. In the Philippines where 10ThousandWindows operates, this alarming trend is also true. Staff at trafficking-specific shelters in the Philippines have reported that up to one-third of their clients have expressed suicidal ideation. The 10ThousandWindows team in Cebu has also witnessed […]

16 survivors graduate from soft-skills training

At the end of August, 16 victims of human trafficking, violence, and exploitation successfully completed soft-skills training. 10ThousandWindows celebrated their success with a graduation ceremony. “Without the help of 10ThousandWindows, where would I be right now?” – Rania, skills-training graduate. Completing soft-skills training through 10ThousandWindows is the first step in each survivor’s pathway to freedom. […]

Wildflowers book to feature stories of 10ThousandWindows survivors

“10ThousandWindows and the job readiness training helped me a lot because if I look back at my life before – it’s not the same. Before, I had nowhere to go, I was just staying in our house in the slum. So when I come to think about it, I am very lucky.” Jonnabel was introduced […]

We’re hiring

10ThousandWindows is hiring! Are you the right person to join our team as the 10ThousandWindows Development Coordinator? The Development Coordinator will assist 10ThousandWindows’ Executive Director primarily with fund development-related activities as well as providing administrative support to the Fund Development Team. Qualifications: Strong administrative and organizational skills Ability to multitask, work independently, and meet deadlines […]