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Modern Slavery & Shipping: Exploitation at Sea (from Mekong Club)
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Modern Slavery & Shipping: Exploitation at Sea (from Mekong Club)

Greetings from the Mekong Club, On behalf of the Institute for Human Rights and Business and The Mission to Seafarers, we would like to thank those who were able to join our “Modern Slavery & Shipping: Exploitation at Sea” webinar. We hope you enjoyed it! You can find a recording of the presentation HERE. (Editor’s note: it is also embedded above.) I…

“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….

Advocacy for survivor of UK’s largest trafficking ring
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Advocacy for survivor of UK’s largest trafficking ring

A survivor of modern slavery who was exploited by a criminal gang has finally been granted Universal Credit after wrongfully being denied the benefit. Janusz* injured his knee while working at a warehouse as part of a new job he had managed to secure after his time in exploitation. This injury meant he was unable…

Nobody is Safe. Human Trafficking | TikTalk on Creative Society Show
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Nobody is Safe. Human Trafficking | TikTalk on Creative Society Show

We’ll learn from Billy Joe how he maintains his courage and at the same time continues moving forward when he immerses into the worst evils of our society. YouTube Description 💬 “So one of the problems with trafficking is that people are not taught anything about trafficking in their normal life. They’re not taught anything…

Trafficked as a child, she can today look back without distress
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Trafficked as a child, she can today look back without distress

Trafficked as a child, she can today look back without distress My Grandma raised me in Kakamega. When I was in Primary School, she fell ill and could not provide for us anymore, so I went to Nairobi to look for a job. I went back every time I felt I had earned enough for…

12 Women are Free from Slavery
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12 Women are Free from Slavery

Twelve Nigerian women are free from slavery in Senegal today. Amy*, Sarah*, Maria*, and Lisa* were intercepted in Fadougou village on their way to what they believed were good jobs in restaurants, hotels, or boutiques that paid a good salary. Amy* says, “I left home because my father is a farmer, and I couldn’t continue…

Launch of ECPAT’s latest podcast episode on voluntourism 
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Launch of ECPAT’s latest podcast episode on voluntourism 

What is #Voluntourism? And how can it put children at risk?   We have all heard of people, even friends or acquaintances who have gone off for a few weeks to build a school, or taught English in far-flung places, very often with the good intentions to bring a positive change.  This form of volunteer…

Small-Town SRO: Officer’s Dad Writes Book About Being a SRO in Rural Community

Small-Town SRO: Officer’s Dad Writes Book About Being a SRO in Rural Community

Most 22-year-old officers aren’t the very first SRO a town has ever hired, but that’s exactly what Officer Megan DiGirolamo did in 2018. DiGirolamo transferred from road patrol duty to become the school resource officer for the elementary, middle and high school in the town of Buena Vista, a small mountain community in central Colorado….