Humanitarian photographer Lisa Kristine of Mill Valley had captured the dignity of indigenous people in 100 countries on six continents, yet never realized that modern-day slavery was in the shadows everywhere she traveled. That all changed when Kristine, whose color-saturated photos are set to go on world tour this year, met an abolitionist while exhibiting her work at the 2009 Vancouver Peace ... Read more about "SF Gate “Lisa Kristine photographs slavery”"
NG Weekend Show #1247 – Air Date: November 18 This week on National Geographic Weekend, join host Boyd Matson speaking with Lisa Kristine. It may be shocking to many Americans that the Civil War did not, in fact, totally stamp out human slavery in the United States. Photographer and human trafficking activist Lisa Kristine went to many places to see humans forced ... Read more about "Lisa Kristine on National Geographic Weekend"
Slavery is illegal everywhere, yet it occurs nearly everywhere There are 27 million slaves in the world today - that's more than double the number of people taken from Africa during the entire transatlantic slave trade. Lisa Kristine, a U.S.-based photographer, has documented modern-day slavery in more than 100 countries on six continents for the last 28 years. Listen to Lisa ... Read more about "Lisa Kristine Video on Reuters AlertNet"
While in Nepal, I documented sex trafficking. I was forewarned that it would be very difficult for me to work safely within this hidden industry. Beneath the very alive streets of Kathmandu lie some hidden sex lairs called cabin restaurants. I was escorted down a narrow passage of stairs leading to the fluorescent-lit cabins by women who ... Read more about "Sex Trafficking Nepal"