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On the Web: Child Slavery: Stories

From Anti-Slavery International: http://www.antislavery.org/includes/documents/cm_docs/2009/s/slavetradevfairtrade.pdf

The problem:

Slavery on cocoa plantations

Young men and boys are trafficked between countries in West Africa and used as forced labour on plantations producing goods for export such as cotton and cocoa. 411 more words

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On the Web: Monica Lewinsky's TED Talk

1998 doesn’t seem like it was that long ago. But then I think about how old I was (16), what I was doing (attending high school), and the fact that I didn’t even have a computer at home at the time. 273 more words

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Stop Telling Me What I Want -- Why I'm not a CEO

March was Women’s History Month.  I have mixed feelings about months and days dedicated to particular causes.  I think if we are really interested in a cause we should make every day dedicated to that cause.   410 more words


On the Web: Fair Trade Federation Principles


The Fair Trade Federation Principles have been created using the global principles of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) as their foundation. The Fair Trade Federation and the World Fair Trade Organization recognize and uphold each other’s principles, and work together as allied organizations to promote greater equity in international trade… 647 more words

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Davenant Latin Institute

I have mentioned the great work of my friends at the Davenant Trust on my blog before. They have recently started a new venture that I am very excited to tell you all about. 208 more words

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