FTG in the News

March 15, 2014
Free the Girls Named FAWCO Target Project

——-FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—— 15 March 2014 PROVIDING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING SURVIVORS BRUSSELS, BELGIUM Today, at the Federation of American Women’s Clubs Overseas, Inc. (FAWCO) Interim...

December 10, 2013
Denver Post Mile High Style Blog: Free the Girls Hosts “Bralapalooza”

  Free the Girls hosts “Bralapalooza” to raise awareness and funds by Suzanne Brown, Denver Post Colorado Style Editor A 20-year veteran of the TV production business, Kimba Langas knows how to draw on the organizational and media skills she learned and put them to work in the non-profit sector. For...

October 6, 2013
Cash For Bras (Malaysia Bra Drive)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT Anushya Safira / Joyce Ooianushya@neubodi.com /joyce@neubodi.comDirect line: +60 3 6150 1288 CASH For YOUR BRAS “Your old bras could be someone else’s treasure!” Kuala Lumpur, 4 October 2013 – Did you know that of the ONE MILLION afflicted women...

October 2, 2013
The Social Network Show

  PHOTO National Director Melissa Watson (center) helps the Social Network Show co-hosts Dr. Jane Karwoski and Jim Nico kick off their bra drive at UNLV. (Photo courtesy of Sam Dever, SJD Media Group)    

September 30, 2013
THE GREAT BRA DRIVE AT INTIMACY

INTIMACY partners with Free The Girls to host largest bra drive ever. OCTOBER 1, 2013 – INTIMACY {bra fit stylists} are calling upon their customers to donate bras for what they...

September 10, 2013
October is Bra Recycling Month

Donating bras takes on a whole new meaning during the month of October. Free The Girls uses donated bras to provide sustainable employment to women rescued from sex trafficking in developing countries like Mozambique, Uganda, and El Salvador. Women in our program earn a living selling bras in the second-hand clothing markets...

February 25, 2013
Mira Sorvino and Free The Girls in the Daily Mail

The sex slave who changed my life: Mira Sorvino’s heartrending mission to end human trafficking… and how recycled bras have saved dozens of desperate  women Hollywood star’s latest project is CNN documentary ‘Mozambique or...

February 18, 2013
“Mozambique or Bust”–watch online!

On February 15, 2013 Free The Girls was honored to be featured in a moving documentary produced by the CNN Freedom Project called “Mozambique or Bust.”  The program is a follow-up to a series of stories CNN Freedom Project did on Free The Girls in 2012 (watch

February 15, 2013
Free The Girls on Reuters

http://blogs.reuters.com/the-human-impact/2013/02/15/transporting-bras-to-help-sex-trafficking-survivors/

February 15, 2013
Free The Girls in the Denver Post

http://blogs.denverpost.com/ostrow/2013/02/13/mozambique-or-bust-using-bras-to-fight-sex-trafficking/12859/