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The Medical Side of Human Trafficking

We are glad to announce that last week Abolishion, in collaboration with People to People Foundation had the privilege to organize a conference which gathered together professionals from all over Romania.

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Laura joins the Abolishion Team

We're so excited to have Laura join the team at Abolishion.  She will work in the Restoration Care programme. She will also look at business opportunities for the survivors as this is one of their greatest needs.  Welcome Laura! 

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Book Review: Ending Slavery

Kevin Bales is one of the most important persons that fights against human trafficking today. He played a crucial role in the modern initiatives regarding modern slavery, writing extensively on this subject. Kevin is also the co-founder and previously president of Free the Slaves Organization.

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April 2016 News

 

We are beyond excited to tell you that our Restore Home is now open and ready to receive survivors of human trafficking.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank every person who has contributed through giving time, finance and energy to make this happen.  This is truly the result of the work of many people, including the dedicated Abolishion team and the team at People to People who we partner closely with on this project.   

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What is modern day slavery

A lot of people think trafficking is what they have seen in a movie like 'Taken' where a girl is kidnapped and forced into sex slavery.  Some of these realities are true but it is much bigger than that.  Others think it is when people are smuggled across country borders but some people are trafficked in their own countries.  Some people think it only happens where poverty exists but this is also known not to be true.

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22 Tips for How You Can Fight Human Trafficking

The question I get asked most often is, “What can I do to fight human trafficking?”  The reality is that we can all do something.  Many stop right there thinking that they don’t know enough.  That said, we are all able to learn so don’t let that be a roadblock.  Really the first question to ask is, “How much time do I want to give to it?”  I mean, do you want to give 10 minutes a week or are you wanting to dedicate your entire career to this work.  Are you willing to make adjustments in your life to make room for fighting human trafficking?  Once you know the answer that you can decide how you can contribute.  Here are some things you can do depending on how much time you have to give.

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Thanks GBG PLC!

Abolishion would like to say a big thank you to GBG PLC and to their staff member Avikal Bajpai.  Avikal nominated Abolishion for the "GBG Gives Back Competition” and was delighted us to tell us that he won.  As a a result, GBG will be donating $500 to Abolishion’s work in fighting human trafficking.

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Movie review - Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking is a powerful movie that presents the ugly reality of our times! A reality where 27 million people are being held captive in modern day slavery, a reality where 2.4 million people are trafficked at any given time. This movie shows us that this reality is much closer to us than we think.

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February 2016 News

 

January was a milestone month for all of us here at Abolishion.  It is wonderful to see our dream and years of hard work come to fruition.  

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How to talk to your friends about human trafficking

Maybe you’ve tried to have conversations with your friends about human trafficking and it’s all gone wrong.  Maybe they didn’t want to know, it was too difficult to hear or just left everyone in tears.  This isn’t especially good if the conversation comes up at someone’s birthday party!  Here are some tips I’ve put together to help you have conversations that bring change not tears.

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