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Supporting Local Businesses and Communities with Small Business Saturday – NEWS10 ABC
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Supporting Local Businesses and Communities with Small Business Saturday – NEWS10 ABC

Now that Black Friday is out of the way, it is now time for Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday was introduced by American Express in 2010 when the great recession hit, and now after the pandemic, small businesses are in need more than ever. Linda Viertel is the store manager at Ten Thousand Villages…

Organ Harvesting: Abuja Hospital Exonerates Self from Viral Allegation
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Organ Harvesting: Abuja Hospital Exonerates Self from Viral Allegation

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja An Abuja-based medical outfit, Alliance Hospital and Services Limited, has rejected an allegation that it carried out kidney transplant on a minor who is below 18 years. In the said video which had gone viral online, a young man alleged that Alliance Hospital harvested a kidney from a 17-year-old boy and…

My mother and I have registered: Vijay Deverakonda pledges to donate organs; know facts regarding the noble cause
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My mother and I have registered: Vijay Deverakonda pledges to donate organs; know facts regarding the noble cause

New Delhi: Vijay Deverakonda has pledged to donate his organs and said he has already registered for the same along with his mother, Madhavi. The “Liger” actor attended an event to encourage organ donation where he spoke about the nobility of the act. “Doctors tell me that a lot of surgeries happen only because of…

“My quest for a ‘better life’ made me a victim of trafficking”
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“My quest for a ‘better life’ made me a victim of trafficking”

At 40 years, I have seen it all having undergone trafficking abroad. As a single mom, my biggest drive is to always create a better life for my 2 school-going children and immediate family. Looking at how far I have come, I am truly grateful to be back home and able to run a business….

Anchor House Coffee: Igniting the Power of Community to Help End Slavery
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Anchor House Coffee: Igniting the Power of Community to Help End Slavery

About an hour outside of Seattle, in the little town of Buckley, Washington, a coffee shop makes a global impact in the fight against modern slavery. Walking into the large house-like building on Main Street, you’ll see high ceilings with chandeliers, hardwood floors, and a bright, minimalist aesthetic featuring white tile and greenery. There’s probably…

Child Labour In India: How To End The Endemic | Her Circle
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Child Labour In India: How To End The Endemic | Her Circle

“Children belong in schools not workplaces,” says a report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). “Child labour deprives children of their right to go to school and reinforces intergenerational cycles of poverty. Child labour acts as a major barrier to education, affecting both attendance and performance in school.” These impactful words matter, especially for…

How TikTok profits from vulnerable Syrian refugees – The New Arab
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How TikTok profits from vulnerable Syrian refugees – The New Arab

In-depth: In Syria, displaced families are live streaming on TikTok begging viewers to give them ‘virtual gifts’, but a recent investigation by the BBC found that the social media platform is reaping the profits. ‘Please like, please share, please gift’ is one of the most common phrases used by Syrian children and their parents on…

More Than Meets the Eye: The Immense Web of Human Trafficking and Its Vast Implications
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More Than Meets the Eye: The Immense Web of Human Trafficking and Its Vast Implications

“The existing social order is a swindle and its cherished beliefs mostly delusions.” – George Orwell  Human trafficking is an issue that takes many forms and typologies across the world and society. Traditionally, human trafficking is thought of as falling into one of two categories: sex trafficking, trafficking in persons for commercial sexual exploitation, or…

The ‘money wife’, a barbaric tradition in Cross Rivers robbing underage girls of their childhoods, turning them into sex slaves
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The ‘money wife’, a barbaric tradition in Cross Rivers robbing underage girls of their childhoods, turning them into sex slaves

A barbaric tradition known as “Money wife” in a remote village in Cross river state called Becheve where girls as young as 10 years old are being sold into marriage has been uncovered. Editor’s note: here is another related story. A Twitter user by name Tunde Onakoya who runs a Non-Governmental Organisation running a program…

All you need to know about organ transplants
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All you need to know about organ transplants

Editor’s note: this article contains great information about transplants and a good general overview of the transplant process.  Globally, about 20 people die every day while waiting for a transplant. There are several organs and tissues that one can donate including kidneys, heart, blood, lungs, liver, pancreas, intestines, thymus, bone marrow, bones, tendon, ligaments, corneas,…