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Striving for a “just, free and equitable society” by combating human trafficking, slavery and child labour: Shakti Vahini – Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa & West Bengal

Shakti Vahini visions, aspires and strives for Just, Free and Equitable society. We consider it a duty of every citizen to have social concerns and strive for the progress and development of society. In our efforts and struggle to achieve … Continue reading

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Helping end human trafficking and modern slavery – #FREEDOMFORGIRLS

71% of modern slavery victims are women and girls. With an estimated 40.3 million people victims of modern slavery and human trafficking, that’s a lot of girls around the world who are being exploited for someone else’s benefit, or treated like … Continue reading

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A call to end the enslavement of India’s rural peasantry: Tagore’s rebellion against the zamindari system continues to be relevant – Global Slavery Index

For updates on modern India’s ranking among 167 countries investigated and the response by the Indian government, please view the Global Slavery Index here:  www.globalslaveryindex.org/findings >> A tainted tradition [i.e. “patronage” by zamindars] by RAKSHA KUMAR, The Hindu, March 24, 2013 RAKSHA KUMAR visits Natpurwa, a … Continue reading

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Video trailer | “Belle” on the (ongoing) campaign to end slavery throughout the world: A well-told story with accountability as the key to overcoming discrimination – United Kingdom

Belle Trailer 2013 – Official 2014 movie trailer […] The illegitimate, mixed-race daughter of a Captain in the Royal Navy finds her unique social standing become instrumental in the campaign to end slavery in England after meeting an idealistic young vicar’s … Continue reading

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A “Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group” determined to overcome slavery and coercion: The Sahariya, a community of former hunter gatherers – Rajasthan

Anumeha Yadav, The Hindu, BAran (Rajasthan), February 25, 2013 | To read the full article, click here >> Sahariya adivasis in Baran in south Rajasthan have waged a quiet war against generations of slavery to local landlords. Pushed off agricultural land … Continue reading

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