Jimmy Carter has been in Portland promoting his new book about the abuse of women and girls around the world. A throng of fans turned out for the 89-year-old former president’s book signing at Powell’s Sunday. “A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power” estimates that 100,000 girls were sold into sexual slavery last year in America alone.

KGW’s Wayne Havrelly interviews Carter here.

Recently, Robert Parish learned that Portland is no stranger to child sex trafficking. He profiles the group dedicated to abolishing it, A Village For One, in our series, Community Voices.

Rebecca Webb

Rebecca Webb is the Founder and Team Leader at Portland Radio Project Listen Now

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