Podcast: Engaging Civil and Political Rights in the U.S. The US Human Rights Network is working to promote full implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) by educating the public about the U.S. Government obligations under the treaty and by engaging community groups in the effective use of the treaty to promote human rights at home. Listen to it here
U.S. Senator Jeff Chiesa (R-NJ) used his first speech on the Senate floor to shine the light on the issue of human trafficking, what he deems, “modern-day slavery". See the full speech and other articles of interest on opportunity for women worldwide.
In this moving yet pragmatic talk, Kevin Bales explains the business of modern slavery, a multibillion-dollar economy that underpins some of the worst industries on earth. He shares stats and personal stories from his on-the-ground research -- and names the price of freeing every slave on earth right now.
Kevin Bales is the co-founder of Free the Slaves, whose mission is to end all forms of human slavery within the next 25 years. He's the author of "Ending Slavery: How We Free Today's Slaves."