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Every parent worries about keeping their children safe. We start when they are very young and talk about stranger danger. As they get older, it is just as necessary to talk to them about their personal safety and especially in regards to human trafficking. Too often the choices of older children and teenagers make them vulnerable to becoming victims of human trafficking. You, the parent, can make a difference; create safeguards, by some of the choices you make. By choosing … Continue reading
The Ethical Fashion Academy is hosting an adventure trip in Costa Rica. What an amazing present it would be to give – a week in Costa Rica learning techniques and designs for a budding or expert fashion designer. This trip will provide knowledge and skills essential in fashion, experimentation with indigenous design work, an understanding of the designer’s role in social responsibility and environmental friendly practices. Plus relaxation and enjoyment while staying beachside! Learn more at EthicalFashionAcademy.com Consumers want more … Continue reading
How you spend your money can stop slavery or fuel slavery. Slavery and human trafficking are fueled by the greed of profits and power by the traffickers. When consumers demand and purchase ethically sourced products the economic forces affect slavery. When profits to traffickers decrease and their business schemes fail, then the demand for slave and exploited labor decreases. There are certifications that verify that a product has no slave and child labor as part of their production and manufacturing. … Continue reading
Information at rest areas is vital in helping to stop modern day slavery. A friend of mine was traveling from Florida to Quebec recently. At a rest area in Maryland, she saw this sign It was hanging in the bathroom stall. I think this is an effective method of 1)helping regular people learn how to identify victims of modern day slavery and 2) providing resources for victims of human trafficking looking for help or a way of escape. If the … Continue reading