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July 30 UN World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Today July 30th we are keeping the first UN World Day Against Trafficking in Persons.  This day was proclaimed by the General Assembly in 2013.  Did you know that William Wilberforce died on July 29th in 1833.   275 more words

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Trafficking in Persons defined

Section 3(a) of Republic Act No. 9208 (RA 9208), otherwise known as the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003, defines Trafficking in Persons, as follows: 835 more words

Trafficking In Persons Defined

Yes, slavery is bad. But what CAUSES it?

The business of trade in human lives is more robust than ever in history. The US State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons Report presents a comprehensive view of how the various nations on our planet are (or are not) responding to human trafficking. 795 more words


Trafficking in Persons Report 2014

Trafficking in Persons Report 2014. U.S. Department of State. June 2014.

“We each have a responsibility to make this horrific and all-too-common crime a lot less common. 126 more words


Force as a tool of oppression

239 years ago today, the United States had decided that it was time to expel its oppressors by force. All other means had been attempted, it was the last resort. 629 more words

Thoughts And Ideas

Your Heart is Good!

Recently, we had the opportunity to hold a clinic INSIDE a bar for boys. This was a new venture for the partner organization and we were all excited that the owner agreed to allow this. 551 more words

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CNN - Freedom Project posts Melysa Sperber Blog

Melysa asks how is the US faring at home? I am taking three quotes …

  • ‘The U.S. State Department estimates that as many as 17,500 men, women and children are trafficked into the United States each year.’
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