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Rebel Tartan - Uzbek Cotton

Cotton is used in every day clothing totalling 70% overall, the worlds leading cotton trade is Uzbekistan, where the government focus farmers to grow cotton if not they can face fines or removal from their farms. 82 more words

BA2b: Collaboration

Rebel Tartan - Human Trafficking

‘the illegal practice of procuring or trading in human beings for the purpose of prostitution, forced labor, or other forms of exploitation.’ – Dictionary.com 

Human Trafficking is one of the world’s most shameful crimes and this project will allow me to raise awareness and also an insight on how I can make a change and get involved in political movements within my textile practise. 144 more words

BA2b: Collaboration

Exciting News From Morocco!

A passion of mine for years has been to work alongside those who are fighting to stop human trafficking, and there are so many exciting things happening over here in Morocco to open the doors to begin this work! 961 more words

Morocco Experience

International Roundtable Discussion on Gender Dimensions of Modern Day Slavery

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By Stefanie A. Singer, 2017 NYCLA Representative to the United Nations

As Americans who are familiar with the 13th Amendment, we rarely acknowledge or appreciate that slavery is still alive and well in the 21st century.  463 more words

New Hampshire Public Radio: Was Your Seafood Caught With Slave Labor? New Database Helps Retailers Combat Abuse

New Hampshire Public Radio: Was Your Seafood Caught With Slave Labor? New Database Helps Retailers Combat Abuse. “The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program, known best for its red, yellow and green sustainable seafood-rating scheme, is unveiling its first Seafood Slavery Risk Tool on Thursday. 27 more words

New Resources

Chapter-a-Day: 1 Kings 4

1 Kings 4

In all Solomon’s wisdom, among the list of provisions, possessions, and advisors, one statement stands out to me. In verse 6b, “Adoniram son of Abda—in charge of forced labor.” 270 more words