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Fight Against Human-Trafficking Gets Ambitious Support From Google
2013-04-10 12:30:16

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google has looked to map the world and make it an easier place to navigate but on Tuesday the search engine giant looked to take on the very serious issue of human trafficking. Just as William Wilberforce helped end the slave trade in the British Empire at the start of the 19th century, Google now looks to be a major force in stopping human trafficking, which serves to enslave millions of people today. With the help of three...

2013-04-09 23:03:53

The Trafficking In America Conferences are designed for the general public to become informed and educated by Experts and Authorities; to protect their at-risk youth; and to mobilize and engage people across America to help turn this horrendous crime of human trafficking around. Prevention is the key with this year's theme, Creating a Culture Free of Slavery. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 Yvonne Williams, co-founder and President of Trafficking in America Task Force is proud to...

Google Donates $11.5 To Fight Global Slavery
2011-12-15 06:04:56

Google announced on Wednesday that it is donating $11.5 million to several organizations working to end the modern-day slavery of some 27 million people throughout the world. The donation is believed to be the biggest-ever corporate grant to the advocacy, intervention and rescue of people forced to work or provide sex against their will. The company said it selected organizations with proven records in fighting slavery. “Many people are surprised to learn there are more people...

2011-02-18 12:11:00

MIAMI, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On this year's anniversary of the passage of the federal Trafficking Victims Protection Act, the bishops of Florida called upon parishioners to engage in educational, public information and advocacy efforts to help victims and put a stop to increasing human trafficking cases. US State Department figures estimate that 600,000 - 800,000 men, women and children are trafficked across countries and that 14,500 - 17,500 of them are trafficked...

2011-01-25 12:03:00

DALLAS, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Love146, an international anti-trafficking organization, is launching a campaign titled It's Not My Fault (INMF), to raise awareness about child sex trafficking and, ultimately, to provide long-term prevention programs for at-risk and exploited youth in the Dallas Fort-Worth area. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Texas may account for more than 25 percent (25,000) of all human trafficking victims annually in the U.S....

2010-06-14 20:15:00

BOSTON, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michelle Contreras is a licensed psychologist in Guatemala. Entering her final year as a doctoral student at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP), and an active participant in its Latino Mental Health Training Program, where her training has intensified in working with Latino populations with severe mental health issues, Contreras is also part of a team of clinicians working with Project REACH, a human trafficking program...

2009-09-24 07:17:00

Eradicating US Trafficking & Slavery as a Replicable World Model NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Polaris Project, a leading organization in the United States combating human trafficking and modern day slavery, will be highlighted on stage today during the 2009 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meeting. Polaris Project's commitment was selected from a large pool of member commitments as an exemplary approach to addressing the global challenge of human...

2009-07-16 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shared Hope International will release a groundbreaking report on child sex trafficking in the United States at the Congressional Human Trafficking Briefing on Capitol Hill hosted by the Human Trafficking Caucus and Victims' Rights Caucus led by Congressman Poe (TX) and Congressman Smith (NJ), long-time advocates for victims protections. Former Congresswoman Linda Smith (1994-98), Founder of Shared Hope International, will open a panel...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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