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Not For Sale: Fighting for a World Without Slavery - Maria Russo @MariaCultureist

Not For Sale: Fighting for a World Without Slavery -  Maria Russo @MariaCultureist | Mapmakers | Scoop.it

   Fact: Every year, two million children are exploited in the global commercial sex trade; 12.3 million adults and children are in forced labor, bonded labor and forced prostitution — 80 percent of all victims are women and girls.

   Human trafficking, or the illegal trade of human beings for the purposes of reproductive slavery, commercial sexual exploitation, forced labor, or a modern-day form of slavery, is the second largest crime in the world today. Many people who become victims of trafficking are poor, and can be easy prey for traffickers who make false promises of prosperity to draw their victims in. These victims become trapped and are forced to live in abhorrent conditions as slaves.

   We encourage you to join the fight against human trafficking by spreading awareness, or by giving to organizations, such as these ones that are working towards a world without slavery.

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How Many Slaves Are Working For You? - In: Story Feed

How Many Slaves Are Working For You? - In: Story Feed | Mapmakers | Scoop.it

   It's not easy to be a socially responsible consumer, since it wasn’t magic that dug up the minerals in your smartphone or picked the cotton in your shirt.

   "The issue seems far away but the truth is you can't leave your home in the morning without touching something that was made with slavery." - Justin Dillon
   Slavery Footprint, a new website, can tell you approximately how many slaves have pitched in to make the goods you enjoy.

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