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    We empower survivors of modern-day slavery and those vulnerable to it break the cycle of…Read More

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“I thought slavery was only in the books,” she says. “I was surprised to find myself living in it.” This article is a sobering look at…Read More

Escape from an L.A. Sweatshop: How Modern-Day Slaves Become Lobbyists | News & Notes, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com

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This article first appeared in YES! Magazine. Flor Molina thought it was her lucky break. At 28, she had just lost her youngest child and was working two jobs in Puebla, Mexico, but not making enough money to feed and clothe her surviving children. At night, she took sewing classes, hoping to one day earn enough money to properly care for them .…Read More

This article is matters for me because it is not just a matter of poverty but also the growth of child labors in Africa."The children of…Read More

Slavery in the Chocolate Industry | Food Empowerment Project

Chocolate is a product of the cacao bean, which grows primarily in the tropical climates of West Africa and Latin America. The cacao bean is more commonly referred to as cocoa, so that is the term we will use throughout. West African countries supply more than 70% of the world’s cocoa market.[1] The cocoa they grow and harvest is sold to a variety…Read More
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