Modern Day Slavery

At the invitation of the Patriarch, this Forum was born in discussions at Lambeth Palace in London late 2015 when the two
I wish Americans felt the same way about our relationship to slavery. Sure, in America we have built museums that uphold
The period that followed was a test of my faith. Several attempts to align the stars so the video could realize its full
HSBC's US$1billion fine for money laundering issues in Mexico and Siemens disgorgement of US$350million under the FCPA are
This is not to say that the issue has been neglected by the UN - on the contrary, there has been considerable and impactful
The woman goes by the name of Zunduri, a name she adopted after gaining freedom that means "beautiful girl" in Japanese.
When people read stories like this they tend to quickly try to gauge the ease of escape. They want to believe it's possible
But at the end of the day, the most valuable thing you're doing is giving people like Vannak Prum a chance at a better life
Human trafficking and slavery. Given the realities of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, these are not words to be used lightly. Nonetheless, this is the only way to describe some of the horrific abuses that have been perpetrated in the Asia-Pacific region in recent times.
Now, as ISIS monsters stride through villages, crucifying Christians and burning Yazidis and erecting slave markets the likes
Human trafficking is complicated. It's kept under wraps, overlooked, and often ignored. Few reliable studies exist about its prevalence. As a result, it's often hard to separate myth from fact when trying to understand this horrific abuse of human rights.
January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month, a time for realizing that slavery actually did not end with the Emancipation Proclamation. As a matter of fact, the U.S. State Department tells us that there are 12.3 million "trafficking slaves" around the world today.
Millennial philanthropist and activists from groups like the Nexus Youth Summit seek measurable impact. What good does it
On International Human Rights Day, Walk Free and International Labor Rights Forum, both members of the Cotton Campaign coalition, projected striking images of Uzbekistan forced labour onto the headquarters of the World Bank in Washington D.C.
Today, modern-day slavery is an invisible crime. There are no chains, the injuries are psychological, and the victims walk among us, mostly unnoticed, trapped in dark and illicit networks operating in the shadows.
In September 2015, world leaders gathered in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (or 'SDGs'). Alongside areas of focus such as poverty, hunger and health, the SDGs include a focus on productive employment and decent work.
Would you pray with me? Father in Heaven in the mighty, transformative name of Your Son Jesus, I plead your redemptive blood
Does Islam sanction slavery? Until recently, this question would have been seen as somewhat outlandish or else academic. Aside from the odd right-wing talk show host in the US, the latter question does not generally arise these days except in academic and theological discussions.
There is increased awareness in the fashion industry when it comes to the need for transparency, Gunn says, but he isn't confident that this has translated into action.
It was difficult to believe that human trafficking could be so close to home, but that's how forced labor works. It's pervasive. It preys on a community's vulnerabilities and blind spots. Perhaps most troubling, it afflicts the economically vulnerable.