Help end modern day slavery


Today is Human Trafficking Awareness Day…

It’s also the 146th anniversary of the day our 13th Amendment was introduced to Congress — which set out to abolish slavery in the United States.

Yet today — slavery still exists — in so many forms.

Sex trade, immigrant farmers working in Florida, children mining for coltan, chocolate and coffee farmers around the world — and so much more.

We encourage you to do a 5 things today…

1. Change your Twitter/Facebook/MySpace avatar to support One Voice to End Slavery:

2. Join One Voice to End Slavery

3. Visit the Human Trafficking section on and read at least 5 articles

4. Share the link to at least one story from on Facebook or Twitter

5. Watch David Bastone talk about human trafficking at Google:

Then let us know what you learn.

What impacted you the most? What did you learn when doing one (or all) of the steps above?

What other steps have you taken to end modern day slavery?

“Slavery”: photo by Victor C.M. (


2 responses to “Help end modern day slavery

  1. The photo used in this post it´s by creative commons and Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 Generic rights.

    It´s means that :

    You are free:
    to Share — to copy, distribute and transmit the work

    Under the following conditions:
    Attribution — You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).

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    The page you came from contained embedded licensing metadata, including how the creator wishes to be attributed for re-use. You can use the HTML here to cite the work. Doing so will also include metadata on your page so that others can find the original work as well.

    Noncommercial — You may not use this work for commercial purposes.

    No Derivative Works — You may not alter, transform, or build upon this work.

    You can use this photo (and all my gallery if you want) whenever you wat but please, add only to your post this: “Slavery”: photo by Victor C.M. (

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