Tag Archives: human trafficking

Modern Slavery? New Tallies

Tweet Every time I write about modern day slavery, I get comments and emails from people who think the whole idea is phony.  The last post got this comment: “What  you call modern day slavery is only another name for something to stir us … Continue reading

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Stolen Identity – The Price of Slavery

Tweet Enormous eyes in a bony-thin face, and wearing a way-too-tight dress.  Of all the cast-off children at the village school in India, the raggedy girl stood closest to our translator.  So he gently asked her, “What is your name?” The … Continue reading

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Nominate Your Unsung Hero!

Tweet Here we go again. More bombings, more shootings, more mayhem.  Anyone getting tired of the bad guys getting all the attention? Me too! That’s why I was so excited to hear about the Epoch Awards that honor the unsung … Continue reading

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Before Freedom… The Better News

Tweet Okay, I promised that in my follow-up post on human trafficking, I’d pass along some good news. Here goes: Myanmar (Burma) not only has a significant traffic problem, but also traffics girls and women to other Asian countries. The … Continue reading

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Before Freedom…

Tweet Human trafficking statistics: 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year. 50% are children, 80% women and girls 1 million children are exploited by the global commercial sex trade, every year. 70% of trafficked women and girls are … Continue reading

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18 Trafficking Did-You-Knows

Tweet Today is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. I’m so glad. As a self-avowed 21st Century Abolitionist, I desperately want people to know about the horrible scourge of slavery. That includes human trafficking. Ten years ago, when I first started … Continue reading

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