Welcome to the home of Global Health Promise, an organization dedicated to assisting mothers who are trafficked or in sex work and their children. Thank you for taking the time to learn about our vision, our mission, and our work on behalf of these mothers and children.
Our Vision – A world in which mothers who have been trafficked, mothers who are sex workers, and their children, receive all the services they need, are protected from discrimination and stigma, and have full enjoyment of all their human rights.
Our Mission – To collaborate with partner organizations for the provision of maternal and child health services and social services, as well as the promotion of human rights for mothers who have been trafficked, sex workers who are mothers, and their children.
To reach our vision and fulfill our mission, we focus on research, service, and advocacy.
Our Mothers House — Our local program is called Our Mother’s House and is based in Portland, Oregon.
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NEWSJanuary 2, 2017
We are raising funding for a book with comments from mothers who have been trafficked or in sex work in 10 countries.
Please support our campaign and share the link, which you can find here: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/mothers-in-sex-work-and-their-children/x/14779508#/
December 16, 2016
A major newspaper in Cambodia covered our recently published study.
You can read it here>>
November 29, 2016
Brian and Saki have co-authored the first ever study to document maternal deaths of female sex workers and the first study in which sex workers report HIV-related deaths of their children. The study was published in BMC Public Health.
You can read the study here>>
June 4, 2016
Brian's study "The health of children whose mothers are trafficked or in sex work in the U.S.: an exploratory study" has been published in Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies: An International Interdisciplinary Journal for Research, Policy and Care,
Volume 11, Issue 2, 2016.
You can read Brian's study here>>
May 13, 2016
We are pleased to announce our comment and call to action for mothers who have been trafficked or in sex work and their children has been published by The Lancet Global Health.
You can read the article here>>