Blog: Slavery Prevention

7 Shocking Truths about Slavery in 2015 – Part 4

In the fourth installment of this seven-part series on slavery, you will be enlightened in the realities of current practices of child slavery.

 

The Birth of Slavery Prevention – Part Two

In the first installment of this three part series, Jessica Marchand, Director of GHNI’s AddressSlavery.org, presents a Q&A about slavery today. In today’s post, Jessica will share how she and GHNI President & CEO, Hal Jones, founded our Slavery Prevention initiative.

 

7 Shocking Truths about Slavery in 2015 – Part 3

In the third installment of this seven-part series on slavery, you will learn about the deviousness of bonded labor, or debt bondage and some measures to prevent it.

The Birth of Slavery Prevention – Part One

The launch of GHNI’s Slavery Prevention program is largely due to the work of Jessica Marchand. Jessica is the Director of AddressSlavery.org, an initiative to raise funds and promote awareness in support of GHNI’s slavery prevention efforts.

In this first installment of a three-part series, Jessica’s knowledge sheds light on the worldwide problem of modern day slavery in this Q & A with Bethany Marinelli, GHNI’s US Communications Coordinator.

 

7 Shocking Truths about Slavery in 2015 – Part 2

In the second installment of this seven-part series on slavery, you will learn about the realities of sex trafficking and how one team of humanitarian aid workers are working to stop it.

 

7 Shocking Truths about Slavery in 2015 – Part 1

What is Slavery?

Slavery dates to the beginning of time. When we realize that it still exists today, we wonder…How can such an obvious injustice continue to plague this world? Why is such a heinous practice continuing in both the developing AND the developed world?

Just as the problem is not as simple as it seems, neither is the answer. So what does slavery look like today? In this first installment of a seven-part series is an overview of the definition of modern day slavery and the types existing today.

 

Preventing Slavery at the Source

*BT Village, Nepal

GHNI-Nepal completed a three-day training session on Slavery Prevention and Community Health Education, in September in Dhangadhi, far western Nepal.

Ending Extreme Poverty Will End Slavery Forever

The cycle of extreme poverty is compounded by the impacts of hunger, thirst, disease, high mortality rates, low literacy rates, and no income to climb out. Generations struggle in the vicious cycle.

Where is My Sister?

Nepal

Anger and frustration welled up within David when his friend told him, “My little sister is missing. My parents don’t know where she has gone.” Days, weeks, and months passed, and hope dwindled, as the young girl’s whereabouts remained unknown. The concerned villagers speculated, “Maybe she went to India.” “Maybe she got married.”

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