Girls Like Us

And, with great humanity, she lovingly shares the stories of the girls whose lives she has helped—small victories that have healed her wounds and made her whole. Revelatory, authentic, and brave, Girls Like Us is an unforgettable memoir.

Girls Like Us

"Powerfully raw, deeply moving, and utterly authentic. Rachel Lloyd has turned a personal atrocity into triumph and is nothing less than a true hero.... Never again will you look at young girls on the street as one of 'those' women—you will only see little girls that are girls just like us." —Demi Moore, actress and activist With the power and verity of First They Killed My Father and A Long Way Gone, Rachel Lloyd’s riveting survivor story is the true tale of her hard-won escape from the commercial sex industry and her bold founding of GEMS, New York City’s Girls Education and Mentoring Service, to help countless other young girls escape "the life." Lloyd’s unflinchingly honest memoir is a powerful and unforgettable story of inhuman abuse, enduring hope, and the promise of redemption.

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Girls Like Us
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Rachel Lloyd
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-19 - Publisher: Harper Collins

"Powerfully raw, deeply moving, and utterly authentic. Rachel Lloyd has turned a personal atrocity into triumph and is nothing less than a true hero.... Never again will you look at young girls on the street as one of 'those' women—you will only see little girls that are girls just like
Up for Sale
Language: en
Pages: 72
Authors: Alison Marie Behnke
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-01 - Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books ™

"Trafficking thrives in the shadows. And it can be easy to dismiss it as something that happens to someone else, somewhere else. But that is not the case. Trafficking is a crime that involves every nation on earth, and that includes our own."—US secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton, 2009
Fighting the US Youth Sex Trade
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Carrie N. Baker
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Campaigns against prostitution of young people in the United States have surged and ebbed multiple times over the last fifty years. Fighting the US Youth Sex Trade: Gender, Race, and Politics examines how politically and ideologically diverse activists joined together to change perceptions and public policies on youth involvement in
The Essential Guide to the What Doesn't Kill You Romantic Mystery Series
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Pamela Fagan Hutchins
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-03 - Publisher: SkipJack Publishing

All the stories behind the hilarious and heartfelt stories, plus behind-the-scenes character interviews, and much, much, more. You may think you know the What Doesn't Kill You series, but this Guide will fill in the gaps for you. Or maybe you're new to the series and trying to decide whether
A Path Appears
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-23 - Publisher: Vintage

An exploration of how altruism affects us, what are the markers for success, and how to avoid the pitfalls—with scrupulous research and on-the-ground reporting from the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalists and bestselling authors of Half a Sky and Tightrope Kristof and WuDunn will inspire you to "change lives for the better,