Category Archives: On The Web

ATEST: Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking

Check-out: ATEST: Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking https://endslaveryandtrafficking.org/ “The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking is a U.S.-based coalition that advocates for solutions to prevent and end all forms of human trafficking and modern slavery around the world.” Resources: https://endslaveryandtrafficking.org/resources/Continue reading

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The Blue Campaign: End Human Trafficking

The Campaign to End Human Trafficking from the Department of Homeland Security: The Blue Campaign. [https://www.dhs.gov/blue-campaign] ABOUT The Campaign “The Blue Campaign is the unified voice for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) efforts to combat human trafficking. Working … Continue reading

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Support Progams That Help People Around the World: The American Jewish World Service (AJWS)

The American Jewish World Service (AJWS) https://ajws.org/ “[AJWS] strive[s] to end poverty and promote human rights in the developing world. This is no easy task, but we’ve got the knowledge, passion and innovation to make an enduring difference.” (https://ajws.org/what-we-do/) Where … Continue reading

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Empower People with Micro Loans: KIVA

ABOUT KIVA from: https://www.kiva.org/about “[Kiva is]  a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create … Continue reading

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Tea Production

Articles from 2013: How poverty wages for tea pickers fuel India’s trade in child slavery http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/20/poverty-tea-pickers-india-child-slavery “Millions of Brits drink a cup of Assam tea each day, but it comes at a terrible price. Plantation workers on 12p an hour … Continue reading

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Child Labor: Worst Forms

Worst forms of child labour “Of the children in child labour, some 115 million are engaged in ‘hazardous work,’ otherwise known as the worst forms of child labour (ILO, 2010).  This is work that irreversibly threatens children’s health and development, … Continue reading

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Poverty in The USA

From the University of New England School of Social Work: University of New England Online

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The Signs of Slavery

“Help Free The UK From Modern Day Slavery” https://modernslavery.co.uk/index.html#home Spot the Signs of Modern Day Slavery: https://modernslavery.co.uk/spot-the-signs.html TV Spot:  https://modernslavery.co.uk/index.html#video/0

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FairTrade Certification by FLOCERT

http://www.flocert.net/ “We’re a global certification and verification body, first set up in 2003 to independently certify Fairtrade products. Our aim is fairer global trade. We use our experience and expertise to help producers, traders and brands spread fair practices across … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Certification

How Do Products Become Fairtrade Certified: From Fairtrade International http://www.fairtrade.net/certifying-fairtrade.html

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Human Trafficking Awareness Training

The US Department of State Has A Mini Course To Learn About Human Trafficking: http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/training/dhs_awareness_training_fy12/launchPage.htm See Also What is Modern Slavery? (They also mention the various forms of modern day slavery): http://www.state.gov/j/tip/what/          

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On the Web: International Labor Rights Forum

“International Labor Rights Forum is a human rights organization that advocates for workers globally. Our core work is three-fold: 1. We hold global corporations accountable for labor rights violations in their supply chains. 2. We advance policies and laws that … Continue reading

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On the Web: Why Is The U.S. Desperate To OK Slavery In Malaysia?

From the Huffington Post: by Akbar Shahid Ahmed, Ryan Grim and Laura Barron-Lopez Posted: 05/26/2015 6:28 pm EDT Updated: 05/27/2015 8:59 am EDT “WASHINGTON — On Friday night, in an impressive display of dysfunction, the U.S. Senate approved a controversial … Continue reading

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On the Web: The True Cost: A Documentary About Fashion

From TrueCostMovie.com: “This is a story about clothing. It’s about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the … Continue reading

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