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International Christian Alliance on Prostitution (ICAP) is a partnership devoted to offering freedom and change to people involved in prostitution and those who have been trafficked for sexual exploitation. Made up of regions representing Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America, it was formed at the 2006 International Christian Conference on Prostitution.

Vision:  A global network of practitioners journeying together to strengthen their capacities to help women and men in prostitution and be a united voice against injustice.

Mission:  ICAP seeks to unite, equip, and empower practitioners who compassionately challenge injustice and offer freedom to those being sexually exploited through prostitution including human trafficking.

Leadership Team

Lauran Bethell ~ ICAP Coordinator and Leadership Team Chair

Lauran was the first Director of The New Life Center in Chiang Mai, Thailand, where she served for 14 years.

www.nlcfoundation.org

In 2001, she began her ministry as an international consultant, facilitating the development and increased capacity of grass-roots projects which are addressing the issues of human trafficking and prostitution.  In 2004, Lauran directed the first “International Christian Conference on Prostitution” and subsequent conferences in 2006, 2008 and 2011. She is a missionary with International Ministries of American Baptist Churches/USA and is based in The Netherlands. http://www.internationalministries.org/missionaries/109


Serawit “CCherryherry” Teketel Friedmeyer ~ Africa Regional Representative

Serawit is the Founder of “Ellita-Women at Risk”, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

www.w-a-r-e.org

Ellilta-Women at Risk works with female commercial sex workers of  Ethiopia, helping them to get out of the poverty trap in which  they are caught and enabling them to start a new life. Serawit serves as Team Leader and International Liaison for the ministry.


Thelma and Jonathan Nambu ~ Asia Regional Representatives

Thelma nambuand Jonathan are the Founders of “Samaritana Transformation Ministries” based in Quezon City, Philippines.

www.samaritana.org

Samaritana is committed to sharing and living out the Gospel among Filipino women caught in prostitution, in partnership with other members of the Body of Christ.  Thelma serves as Program Supervisor and Jonathan is the Executive Director.


Ann Marie Isenring ~ Central Asia Regional Representative

Ann Marie is a full time worker with a Christian charity, based in the northern centre in Leeds, UK.
ann marie
www.ariseconference.wordpress.com

Seven years ago Ann Marie founded the Arise conferences to empower women of Central Asia to get involved in social issues.  As a result of the ministry and training given, there are now some grass-roots projects in Central Asia, working with women and children involved in prostitution and trafficking. Ann Marie describes herself as a "catalyst."


Bronwen HBrowenealy ~ Australia/New Zealand Regional Representative

Bronwen is the CEO/Founder of HOPE Foundation, based in Brisbane, Australia.

www.hopefoundation.org.au

 

The mission of HOPE Foundation is to help women wanting to be free from addiction and/or the sex industry. The charity was launched in 2007 to help women transform their lives. Bronwen has also developed the high school-based program, Every Choice has a Consequence.


Ruth Robb toos~ Europe Regional Representative

Ruth Robb is founder and CEO of Azalea.

 www.azalea.org.uk  

Ruth has pioneered projects in London and Glasgow, UK. Dr. Marion Carson and Ruth wrote "Working The Streets" and she believes women can access Jesus and be transformed in His grace. Her social work background has supported her approach for over 27 years and led to consultancy work around the world.


Mariliana Mmoralesorales ~ Latin America Regional Representative

Mariliana is the Founder of “Fundacion Rahab” (Rahab Foundation) based in San Jose, Costa Rica.

www.fundacionrahabcr.org

Rahab Foundation facilitates holistic changes in the quality of life for people who have been involved in the sex industry, and their families.  Mariliana serves as Executive Director of the Foundation.


North America Regional Representative - To Be Determined

Kindly check this website, www.icapglobal.org and the website below, periodically, for updated information.
www.icapnorthamerica.com