Modern Day Slavery
Also known as Human Trafficking is known as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons by improper means (such as force, abduction, fraud, or coercion) for an improper purpose including forced labor or sexual exploitation.
Types of Slavery
Employees working in private homes are forced or coerced into serving and/or fraudulently convinced that they have no option to leave.
Women, men or children that are forced into the commercial sex industry and held against their will by force, fraud or coercion.
Human beings are forced to work under the threat of violence and for no pay. These slaves are treated as property and exploited to create a product for commercial sale.
Any enslavement whether forced labor, domestic servitude, bonded labor or sex trafficking of a child.
Individuals that are compelled to work in order to repay a debt and unable to leave until the debt is repaid. It is the most common form of enslavement in the world.
Women and children who are forced to marry another without their consent or against their will.
Who They Are: We are a nonprofit organization fueled by radical hope that human beings everywhere will be rescued from bondage and completely restored. We are the abolitionists of the 21st century. We work with you to free slaves and disrupt the demand.
What They're Doing: They have campaigns year- round to end sex trafficking
Instagram World Wide
Walk For Freedom: Annual campaign that consists of a single-file line of participants dressed in black with black tape across their mouths. In 2016, they had over 300 walks in 40 countries. #WalkForFreedom
Can You See Me?: A new campaign that aims to bring awareness on the millions of men, women, and children who are currently trapped in slavery across the world.
Their Plan: This is a pilot that potentially will be launched in over 22 countries and 15 languages across the transportation infrastructure reaching up to 50% of the world’s population. Click "How You Can Help" to find out more.
It's A Penalty: Partners with this organization in order to help end child exploitation.
Who They Are: Their mission is to rescue victims being trafficked at hotels, to provide victims a number to call for help, to educate motels and hotels on the signs of trafficking and to mobilize volunteers. S.O.A.P. allows concerned citizens to help put a stop to human trafficking in their community and save missing children.
What They're Doing:
Where They're Located:
- Create an Instagram and Facebook page to gain more awareness and followers.
- Broadcast events and movements on each page.
- Share success stories to make it more personable.
Fair Food Program
Who They Are: "The Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ (CIW) Fair Food Program is a unique partnership among farmers, farmworkers, and retail food companies that ensures humane wages and working conditions for the workers who pick fruits and vegetables on participating farms. It harnesses the power of consumer demand to give farmworkers a voice in the decisions that affect their lives, and to eliminate the longstanding abuses that have plagued agriculture for generations."
- Create an Instagram and Facebook account that focuses on the Fair Food Program Organization.
Who They Are: The oldest human rights organization in the world with over 175 years of experience.
What They Do: "We work closely with 40 local partner organisations in more than 20 countries, directly supporting over 115,000 people affected by slavery to claim their rights and take control of their lives."
Where They've Made Changes:
- Create a Facebook and Instagram page solely focused on current campaigns and movements.
Who They Are: CARE is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. We are known everywhere for our unshakeable commitment to the dignity of people. They work in 94 countries around the world.
What They Do: CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. "We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live with dignity and security. We put women and girls in the center because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities."
- Also present on YouTube, Twitter, and LinkedIn, Google plus, Digg, Tumblr, Reddit, Google, Delicious, and Vkontakte.
The CNN Freedom Project
What They Do: CNN wants to amplify the voices of the victims of modern-day slavery, highlight success stories and help unravel the tangle of criminal enterprises trading in human life.
Create an Instagram. Example Posts Below.
Read her story here: http://edition.cnn.com/2016/05/16/world/human-trafficking-norma-bastidas-triathlon-record/index.html
March 14 2017 was #MyFreedomDay -- a day-long student-driven event to raise awareness of modern slavery.
Create Awareness. Click the link for more information. http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/15/world/thailand-pm-on-fishing-slavery/
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