Category: Human Rights

Bresha’s Story, My Story

By Erica Watts According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been a victim of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner...

How Do You Want to Die?

By Dr. Margaret Kim Peterson Has anyone—a family member, a friend, a pastor, a doctor—ever asked you this question? Have you ever initiated a conversation with someone else about what your wishes are for...

Ministry on the Borderline 2016

by Mayra Picos-Lee I am in Tijuana, Mexico, this week with Palmer Seminary students for our “Ministry on the Borderline” travel course, which focuses on immigration and the systems that propel undocumented immigration into...

Domestic Violence: It’s All About Control

Exposing the invisible violence of coercion and control by Kristyn Komarnicki I was fortunate to be able to attend an event held earlier this week, sponsored by University of Pennsylvania’s Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center...

A Woman of Strength

by Kelly Gissendaner A strong woman works out every day to keep her body in shape, but a woman of strength kneels in prayer to keep her soul in shape. A strong woman isn’t...

The Art of Mending Lives

Helping trafficking survivors heal from trauma by Hannah Notess As a small boy, Maikaru dreamed of becoming a magician. Born to a mother who had been kidnapped and trafficked for sex as a teenager,...