Nevada Is Not Safe For Women

For the first time in three years, opportunities for women around the world, in terms of education, health and politics, have closed in on those afforded to men, according to a new report released on Monday by the World Economic Forum. At the top of the list is Iceland. Iceland, for 11 years in a row, is elevating women by…

The Community Gave How Much?!

The Awaken Banquet was a huge success thanks to you! With your support, we’ve witnessed hundreds of lives changed, women and children healed, and a community begin to unite. Together we’ve accomplished so much. This year at the Awaken Banquet you blew us away by helping us raise over $340,000! Victims who once wondered if their lives mattered…

Here’s Why Nevada Is Not Safe for Women

Written by Melissa Holland and Laila Mickelwait Forty-eight years ago prostitution was legalized in Nevada and as a result, Nevada has developed into a breeding ground for sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. In fact, Nevada has the highest rate of prostitution in the country—its illegal sex trade is 63% higher than the next highest state. It…