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Sexualized ads are damaging to society

The objectification of women in advertising is diverse and ubiquitous: the female body is used to sell everything from fast food to cars to hair care products. This objectification is symptomatic of a larger social problem: the tendency to define women by their sexuality. As deplorable as this form of advertising is, it is so common that I’ve almost become desensitized to it. However, the last place I would have expected to see it is in a poster promoting International Justice Week for Baylor’s chapter of the International Justice Mission (IJM).

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    Need for fair trade stressed at IJM event

Need for fair trade stressed at IJM event

International Justice Mission is aiming to improve lives across the world by encouraging people to buy fair trade products.

An event hosted by International Justice Mission in the World Cup Cafe on Tuesday was meant to give students an understanding of fair trade and what goes on behind the making of products used in everyday life.

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    Human trafficking victim shares past with students

Human trafficking victim shares past with students

Students packed the Barfield Drawing Room on Tuesday night to hear Kateriina Rosenblatt speak about her experiences with human trafficking.

“The message I want to bring today is this can happen to anybody,” Rosenblatt said. She gave the keynote lecture as a part of International Justice Mission’s Social Justice week.

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    Blinded to spark discussion on diversity at BU

Blinded to spark discussion on diversity at BU

After a restful spring break, students will come together with eyes closed and minds open for the sixth annual Blinded event and Justice Week.

Blinded, hosted by Baylor’s International Justice Mission and Student Government, will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, March 18, in the Barfield Drawing Room of the Bill Daniel Student Center.

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    Justice Week held to educate students

Justice Week held to educate students

Justice Week, a week of social justice awareness events, is coming to an end today with “Blankets on the Bowl” from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Bill Daniel Student Center Bowl.

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    Baylor sorority party fights sex trafficking

Baylor sorority party fights sex trafficking

Super Bowl Sunday is considered the busiest day of the year for sex trafficking in the United States, according Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. But the night before kickoff, 128 Baylor women gathered to raise awareness and combat the issue head-on.

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    Speaker sheds light on hidden world of human trafficking

Speaker sheds light on hidden world of human trafficking

In an age when supermarkets overpower local growers in the race to supply consumers with affordable produce, it seems that gardening has been neglected.

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    ‘Justice-minded’ songs at concert close special week

‘Justice-minded’ songs at concert close special week

Beyond the vocals and the guitar strings lies a message echoing in the hearts of Baylor students.

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    Justice week highlights modern-day slavery

Justice week highlights modern-day slavery

There is some information that can never be unlearned. This is how Ron Soodalter, co-author of “The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today,” described the realization of slavery in America.

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    Houston’s problem: human trafficking

Houston’s problem: human trafficking

Within 48 hours of running away from home, one in three young girls are at risk for human trafficking. Slavery seems to be a forgotten struggle. But as members of Baylor’s International Justice Mission and other students discovered during their spring break mission trip in Houston, sex trafficking brings human slavery to a reality.

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