Tiny Hands International Featured at Brewed Awakening

Date: 
Thursday, March 17, 2011

On March 15, the Center for Justice and Reconciliation hosted representatives from Tiny Hands International as a part of its speaker series, Brewed Awakening. 

Jenna Hudlow, a justice advocate for the Christian nonprofit organization, presented about the issue of sex trafficking between Nepal and India, which Tiny Hands addresses through border monitoring and rehabilitation.

More than 10,000 girls, many of whom are promised false jobs or marriages by traffickers, are taken from Nepal each year and sold into sex slavery in India. 

Tiny Hands works to decrease this number by intercepting at-risk girls and potential traffickers at its 10-15 border monitoring stations. Committees from local churches, also dedicated to addressing this social injustice, primarily run these stations along the Nepal-India border.

In an effort to further address sex trafficking, Tiny Hands is working toward effective prosecution of sex traffickers. Tiny Hands also runs 11 children’s homes which provide shelter and a nurturing environment for abandoned or orphaned children in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.

For more information, visit Tiny Hands International.

View this semester’s Brewed Awakening schedule.

photo used courtesy of Tiny Hands International