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    A blog of updates and inspiration from Imago Dei Fund.

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Helping Babies Breathe – Executive Director of LifeNet in UN Foundati...

February 26, 2018
February 26, 2018|

There is no loss like the loss of a child. As a mom living in the United States, where medical interventions are readily available, it breaks my heart to look around the world and see thousands of mothers losing babies to preventable and treatable conditions. In 2016, 2.6 million children died in their first month of life and, today, 7,000 newborn babies will die. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Read More

Conscious Social Change: Mindfulness for Inner-Driven Change

Gretchen Ki Steidle | February 7, 2018
February 7, 2018|

photo by Laya Greyson Gretchen Ki Steidle is author of the new book Leading from Within: Conscious Social Change & Mindfulness for Social Innovation and founder and President of Global Grassroots. She is also a grantee, friend, thought Read More

2018 Consortium on Christianity, Gender, and Development

February 4, 2018
February 4, 2018|

“Mainstreaming Gender Equality Is a Journey”  Last week representatives from 18 organizations - a mix of Christian NGOs including Compassion International, Opportunity International, World Vision, World Relief, IJM, Tear Fund, Bread for the World, along Read More

Trafficking at Illicit Massage Parlors Hidden in Plain Sight

February 1, 2018
February 1, 2018|

A new report from Polaris reveals an estimated 9,000 illicit massage businesses across the country, where vulnerable women are bought for sex in thinly veiled brothels. The report found that sex buyers pour around $2.5 billion in revenue into this industry annually, with the proceeds supporting organized criminal networks. It also states that women trafficked in massage parlors are usually immigrants from Asia who speak limited English, have little education, are under extreme financial pressure, and are victims of force, fraud or coercion. Read More

“Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.