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A Major Step Forward for U.S. Corporate Accountabilityon 04/21/14 @ 9:01pm via Free the Slaves
Many U.S. companies must soon disclose if their products are tainted by minerals often mined by slaves in central Africa. A federal appeals court panel has upheld most elements of the “conflict minerals rule,” which is a new corporate transparency regulation that can help consumers and investors,...
Uniting World Religions to Combat Slaveryon 04/17/14 @ 1:38am via Free the Slaves
If the battle against slavery hasn’t reached your faith community yet, it may be coming soon. A major global faith initiative to end modern-day slavery is taking root. Leading religious representatives and the Walk Free Foundation signed a groundbreaking agreement last month at the Vatican ...
Record-Setting Year for Freeing People From Slaveryon 04/15/14 @ 3:12am via Free the Slaves
We’ve just completed our 2013 year-end review, and the results are both impressive and inspiring. In partnership with local organizations around the globe, we helped free more people from slavery last year than ever before. Here are the numbers from our frontline work in six trafficking hot...
A World at School – Choosing Education over Slaveryon 04/11/14 @ 6:43am via Free the Slaves
Education and slavery are interconnected. There are 57 million children worldwide who should be in school, but aren’t. About 5.5 million of them are slaves. This is why Free the Slaves has been asked to join a global partnership of leading organizations that is championing A World at School...
10 people sentenced to up to 22 yrs in jail for the kidnapping & sexual exploita...on 04/11/14 @ 3:51am via Free the Slaves
10 people sentenced to up to 22 yrs in jail for the kidnapping & sexual exploitation of Marita Veron, in Argentina: http://ow.ly/vGFOQSentences for Argentina sex slaverywww.bbc.comTen people are sentenced in Argentina for kidnapping and sexually exploiting Marita Veron, who has been missing s...