Excellent Sites

To students, educators and visitors to this page:

Please note that The NO Project does not own any rights to the the content of these excellent campaigns, however we feel the work of these diverse organisations is deeply respectful, cutting edge and powerful. Students – if you use information from these sites, please always credit and cite your source. Furthermore, why not contact the organisation and let them know that you respect, acknowledge and promote what they are doing.

Please visit the different sites at the links provided below and see how you might contribute. Watch the videos, read about their work and then share the campaign information in order to educate other people. Thank you.

Please note, the short description of each organization has been adapted from their social media pages.

 

Anti-Slavery International

Anti-Slavery International is the world’s oldest human rights organisation, dedicated to ending all forms of slavery in the modern world.” In this site you will find information about numerous powerful global campaigns by Anti-Slavery International and excellent educational resources to share through social media.

 

Girls Are Not For Sale (GEMS)

Girls Are Not for Sale is a campaign of Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS), largest nonprofit organization in USA specifically designed to empower commercially sexually exploited girls and young women, ages 12-24. For one of the most precise, insightful books about commercial sexual exploitation, read Girls Like Us, by Rachel Lloyd, Founder of GEMS. An unforgettable book.

 

Free the Slaves

Free the Slaves Mission: To liberate slaves and to change the conditions that allow slavery to persist. “Our strategy is to reduce people’s vulnerability, help those in slavery to freedom, and transform the political, economic, cultural, and social circumstances that make slavery possible.” A deeply moving, powerful TED talk by the Co-Founder of Free the Slaves, Dr Kevin Bales can be seen here.

 

Unchosen

Unchosen is an anti-trafficking charity that organises film campaigns to raise public awareness and combat all forms of human trafficking, forced labour, sexual exploitation and domestic servitude in the UK and Ireland. The short films produced by and for Unchosen are remarkable and they address many different forms of enslavement. Please watch and share.

 

Goodweave

Goodweave  aims to stop child labor in the carpet industry and to replicate its market-based approach in other sectors. Please visit this amazing site and watch the video Stand with Sanju.

“Child servitude is a crime committed against 168 million children worldwide. They’re forced to sacrifice their youth and their education. Stand with Sanju demonstrates how consumer buying power could end child slavery in the carpet industry.”

 

Made in a Free World

“We’re disrupting the business of slavery. Our dream is simple. One day everyone and everything will be Made In A Free World.” Please visit Made in a Free World or Slavery Footprint to see how you  probably (unknowingly)  sustain slavery.

 

Fairphone

 “Fairphone is a social enterprise that is building a movement for fairer electronics. By making a phone, we’re opening up the supply chain and creating new relationships between people and their products. We’re making a positive impact across the value chain in mining, design, manufacturing and life cycle, while expanding the market for products that put ethical values first. Together with our community, we’re changing the way products are made.”

 

The Enough Project

The Enough Project fights to end genocide and crimes against humanity, focused on areas where some of the world’s worst atrocities occur. We get the facts on the ground, use rigorous analysis to determine the most sustainable solutions, influence political leaders to adopt our proposals, and mobilize the public to demand change.”

 

Slave Free Seas

Slave Free Seas is the only NGO in the world with a specific focus on ending human trafficking at sea.SFS has a team of some of the world’s foremost experts on modern slavery, including international lawyers specialising in human rights and maritime law, world-leading academics, and a diverse group of advocates from the private sector.”

 

 

 


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