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How Fair Trade Fights Human Trafficking

How Fair Trade Fights Human Trafficking

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month  Human trafficking is the second largest illegal trade in the world, second only to drugs.  Estimates of how much it’s worth range from $32 billion to $150 billion. The enormity of the problem makes you feel helpless, wondering how just one person can make a difference. But you can […]

The Silent Epidemic–Child Trafficking

The Silent Epidemic–Child Trafficking

The Washington Post reported this morning that a woman in New York is accused of taking two South Korean children into her home and using them as slave labor for the last six years. A brother and sister, ages 14 and 16, were forced to do housework for 10 hours each day after school. They […]