Virginia Williams, a Hollywood television actress, did not seek out Free the Slaves. She was actually wary at first. Seven years ago a friend invited her to the Freedom Awards, a FTS ceremony honoring the world’s best anti-slavery work. A presenter told the audience there were tens of millions of slaves on the planet today, more than at any other time in human history. “I remember thinking I didn’t hear that correctly,” Williams says. “Is this a scam? This read more >
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Women are at the core of the modern abolitionist movement, and can help end slavery by working together. That’s the key takeaway from the Women Ending Slavery Spreecast, which is now available online. The hour-long discussion unfolded last Friday to celebrate International Women’s Day 2014.
The Spreecast highlighted what slavery looks like today, what women are currently doing to end slavery, and how you can help women and children break free from this global injustice. Speakers included Free the Slaves read more >
The global celebration of International Women’s Day on Saturday, March 8th serves as both a reminder of how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go. Today, women are at the forefront of the global abolition movement. But unfortunately, women and girls represent 55 percent of modern slavery’s victims.
At Free the Slaves, we are dedicated to ending slavery for everyone, everywhere. That’s why I’d like to invite you to join us for a special “Women Ending Slavery” Spreecast, where you can chat online with women leaders of read more >