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Sister to Sister: Why a Group of Nuns are Going Undercover as Sex Workers

WOMEN. HEALING. VIOLENCE.

by Lily Wujek

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For the last five years, more 1,000 nuns have been going undercover as sex workers to help women trafficked into prostitution and sex slavery. And while you’ve probably never heard of them, the sisters of Talitha Kum—a reference to the Gospel of Mark meaning, “Maiden, I say to you, arise” in Aramaic—are worthy of your attention.

The sisters run prevention programs in schools, offering education and training to young people to keep them out of the hands of traffickers. They also provide safe haven to victims in convents and the homes of sisters, and they pose as sex workers to help women out of trafficking rings and purchase children who are being sold into slavery.

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Secret photographs of women who may have been slain by serial killer Rodney Alcala were released by the NYPD Tuesday – a move that may help crack several cold cases

NYPD seeks clues from photos taken by serial killer Rodney Alcala

One of 215 images of individuals believed to have been photographed by serial killer Rodney Alcala, who is in prison in California for a series of murders there between 1971 and 1979 (Read more here). Police request that anyone with information about any of the pictures should call (800) 577-TIPS and reference: Picture 001.

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