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We all have a role in ending slavery in our communities and worldwide. At End Slavery Now, we help you find yours.

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Watch Food Chains. Take a look at the conditions of the farmworkers picking produce for major supermarkets: https://t.co/AmGNzr1J8JStuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place - the Fate of Putumayo’s Children: https://t.co/XQ8poxzdR9Shamere McKenzie was a college student struggling to pay her tuition when she met her trafficker in 2005. https://t.co/DtepheCxNQ“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.” -Mark Twain
7/31
2016
Officials encountered as many as 3,000 cases of forced marriage in the U.S. in 2011: https://t.co/HLqChxSQyjToday is the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Here is what you need to know https://t.co/8feAalWjQm https://t.co/Xd0GcHYchWSee what slavery looks like today: https://t.co/9WInPK4XJ6 https://t.co/eksqRJwAH0Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good. -Minor Myers
7/30
2016
Raised by ISIS, Child Soldiers of the Islamic State: https://t.co/KsalqSQlFkMany factories are non-compliant with regards to anti-child labor legislation. https://t.co/xxH7UdhklQ https://t.co/n9OVW5pVyg“Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.” -William Penn
7/29
2016
Sex trafficking is “a commercial sex act induced by force, fraud or coercion, or if the person performing such act is not 18 years of age.”Prostitution is “a sexual act or contact with another person in return for giving or receiving a fee or a thing of value.”Prostitution and sex trafficking are not synonymous. https://t.co/Z32XVqt86jHuman beings are forced to work under the threat of violence and for no pay. https://t.co/AdYmKpEdc5“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.” Anaïs Nin
7/28
2016
Sign up to Race Against Trafficking: https://t.co/5k7YxXvEBe https://t.co/VT7xhtuk8tThey [brothel workers] must take on 5-10 clients per day, and most receive no pay because they must repay their debt to their madame.About 800 women & girls live and work inside a state-licensed brothel in Bangladesh. https://t.co/2BfJ70x0QZ https://t.co/UtRmogflDu“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.” -Ambrose Redmoon
7/27
2016
Support a Survivor's Crowd Funding Campaign, Help them Go Home: https://t.co/5mLaLVCvMm https://t.co/r6FvU8r3oR“My name is Ravi Shanker Kumar. I think I am between 12 and 13 years old." https://t.co/HzM1HZl7y7"Each time I got cut on my finger she would take a little bit of kerosene and put it in my wound and strike a match to it."“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” -Winston Churchill
7/26
2016
Watch Slavery: A Global Investigation: https://t.co/tlQNyPm3g9"I am desperate for freedom, not death. With the tiny hope that I might survive, I let go of the railing. " https://t.co/eZ19GuWuCz"She kicks me & hits me with a broom. If I fight back, she will kill me. This is my daily routine, the life of a slave."“You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.” -William Wilberforce
7/25
2016
Solely targeting demand fails to address root causes, and this tactic affects people beyond the Johns themselves.Tell @Wendys to join the @FairFoodProgram The world's third largest hamburger chain refuses to join: https://t.co/KsSbuU3dBQDoes John Shaming Work? https://t.co/BlqcwlCBl7A divorcee at age 23, Sri Lankan Beatrice Fernando answered an ad from a local agency looking to employ housemaids: https://t.co/eZ19GuWuCzFreedom lies in being bold. -Robert Frost
7/24
2016
Books & films about slavery: https://t.co/7078ooI1pKEncourage your jeweler to support ethical sourcing: https://t.co/dA1k7IxJJyHe was a charismatic man who lured McKenzie into a relationship, promising to help instead he trafficked her: https://t.co/DtepheCxNQAny enslavement — whether forced labor, domestic servitude, bonded labor or sex trafficking — of a child. https://t.co/74bkJPjUjCThe secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage. -Carrie Jones
7/23
2016
We always say that the forms of slavery are not exclusive of one another. Many times, 1 form causes another, or multiple exist together.Download an ethical shopping app be an informed consumer: https://t.co/9mOQhGb0znHow Forced Marriage Leads to Slavery: https://t.co/5P54JcxgN1After spending four years as a sex worker, I became a madame. How can I be happy in this hell? https://t.co/2BfJ70x0QZBetter to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life. -Bob Marley
7/22
2016
Custom order survivor-made goods support the livelihood of trafficking survivors: https://t.co/elbRlZ8EtzWhy having a discussion on state-imposed forced labor in the United States matters: https://t.co/ZytZ8teqIDIn Haitian Creole they are called "restaveks" meaning "stay with." https://t.co/62Gcd5ugO2 https://t.co/ez1UJM7tsmI am naturally anti-slavery. If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong. -Abraham Lincoln
7/21
2016
Book Flights and Hotels with Companies that Have Signed ECPAT's Code of Conduct: https://t.co/oVZpvfKZ3R https://t.co/mYuKOV9E1vThere have been estimates that 200,000-500,000, are involved with fighting forces as child soldiers. https://t.co/9YYI3fvBJ4Prosecution is closely linked to other forms of abolition: https://t.co/jFK3O1Es9HDo for one what you wish you could do for one hundred. -Andy Stanley
7/20
2016
Read a Copy of Bonded Labor: https://t.co/ZDyFgRnsY0 https://t.co/RPX5OaLOkDPeople have overcome slavery: https://t.co/bEMW6Ku2fxEmployees working in private homes are forced or coerced into serving. https://t.co/Dlb6F9hpbl“Forgiveness is a journey. Today you can forgive and tomorrow you can feel the pain all over again” -Anne Gallagher (Northern Ireland)
7/19
2016
Start a Fair Trade Towns Campaign: https://t.co/PaPAlgUIdw https://t.co/13gn6soQA2Out of the six of us, three lived, and three did not. I saw many children die. do. https://t.co/yy7B4xl3WmAs the youngest child of an illiterate family, being enslaved was not uncommon in Ghana when James Kofi Annan was growing up.For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others -Nelson Mandela
7/18
2016
Share facts about forced marriage inform people about the prevalence of the practice: https://t.co/sVI59CoCfYSee the abuses suffered by domestic servants: https://t.co/Yrg9xlGZ31 https://t.co/UZnAhnpt2rA woman looks after a friend's child while the friend is with a customer/exploiter. https://t.co/hxd8wBPGXPYour thoughts, words and deeds are painting the world around you. -Jewel Diamond Taylor
7/17
2016
It is estimated that a quarter of a million children work in hazardous conditions on Ivorian cocoa farms. https://t.co/68fLIRl3pQGive to free an enslaved child in Ghana help fund rescue and aftercare programs: https://t.co/xJMxBQMdO7How Have Children Become Involved in the Armed Conflict in Colombia? https://t.co/kNrIrS8OWrAntislavery organizations see instances of re-enslavement often: https://t.co/4jL0oSRHnFWe have it in our power to change the world over. -Thomas Paine
7/16
2016
Sell your clothes to Seven Status buy and sell at a consignment shop against trafficking: https://t.co/0U1DsQRkT2History of Sex Trafficking in Moldova: https://t.co/2G9bXmC84GThe purpose of life is to contribute in some way to making things better. -Robert F. Kennedy
7/15
2016
Human trafficking is truly a world-wide phenomenon - paradoxically hidden in the shadows and out in the open for all to see.Send some encouragement to survivors as they continue on their path of healing. https://t.co/ORPQmXNCRlPros and Cons of Suing Nestle: https://t.co/N761PNYcK9Liberty for all; chains for none. -Frederick Douglas
7/14
2016
Find an Organization to Volunteer With: https://t.co/eKGvHxG3mn https://t.co/WYxedEZBeC“How could someone do this to another human being?” https://t.co/q3mLU5qj6eLike slaves on an auction block waiting to be selected, victims of trafficking have to perform or risk being beaten. https://t.co/Y8x1U82YenDuring challenging times and when impassioned to act, human beings can be capable of miracles. -Fabien Cousteau
7/13
2016
View Kevin Bales' TED Talk: https://t.co/cILKqnjF4L https://t.co/3uuckhmvaFChild labor has made its way back into the news: https://t.co/b8vRDaPRINAftercare services like housing, food and clothing as well as security, counseling and medical care.If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. -Booker T. Washington
7/12
2016
Find and Visit a Freedom Drivers Project: https://t.co/Y8N7G8s3J5 https://t.co/CB3sWgSWYP"So, I applied to a Thai company. I didn’t know I was going to be trafficked." https://t.co/0tFqB9zupTThe cocoa trade of Ivory Coast is mired in the exploitation of children, war and corrupt profits: https://t.co/U9VmlU4pNlWhen the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. -Jimi Hendrix
7/11
2016
Find out how many slaves are working for you: https://t.co/TERcQsl4ixThere is little discussion on what brings people to exploit others: https://t.co/2CGwXRVNDxWomen and children who are forced to marry another without their consent or against their will. https://t.co/pllMyn1qJNOur lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. -Martin Luther King Jr.
7/10
2016
Create an emergency contact card & be prepared if disaster strikes: https://t.co/TvD2Yh3NibIt is far more likely that manipulation and coercion are used to enslave someone. https://t.co/0R6jubbjijBuilding awareness is the keystone of anti-trafficking work: https://t.co/VuwCDMbPz7History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. -Maya Angelou
7/9
2016
Low prices in nail salons means low wages. Ask the following questions to your nail tech: https://t.co/TB1pG6wDQtBuy tomatoes from @FairFoodProgram Partners & stop buying tomatoes harvested with slave labor: https://t.co/IKGTMTlwklDomestic Servitude is the hardest to identify because it takes place inside a private residence. https://t.co/Yrg9xlGZ31Aftercare or transitional care involves providing services to survivors so that they can heal: https://t.co/l63EW0Jg9JNever believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have. -Margaret Mead
7/8
2016
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