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Rasha Hammad of Youth Underground Fights Human Trafficking Through Awareness and Education Policy

In Human Rights, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Rasha Hammad is located in Geneva, Switzerland where she has accomplished something pretty remarkable – she’s been able to get education on human trafficking as a part of school curriculums in that country.  She works this hard having, seen within the roles she’s had in major NGOs, how people are focusing on the wrong issues of human trafficking.  Once you …

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Ambassador Fawad Ali Langah is on a Mission to Change Old Mindsets About Human Rights

In Diplomat, Human Rights, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

United Nations Ambassador Fawad Ali Langah of Pakistan has been working on gender and human rights along with other United Nations SDGs for all of his adult life. Ambassador Langah is a consummate Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocate and Activist. He is the newest Model United Nations Trainer and Consultant and a celebrated Public and Motivational Speaker (Vision, Youth, and …

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Survivors’ Network Taking Stand in Preventing Modern Slavery – Impact in Cameroon

In Features 19, Human Rights, Human Trafficking by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

By Awah Francisca Mbuli To prevent trafficking which falls under target 8.7 of the 17 SDGs and cut across many of the other SDGs, people, specifically women, who are most vulnerable to this abuse, need vocational training to build skills so that they can work and become self-sufficient in their home countries. Microfinance can help those who have the skills …

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Alana Stott, Mrs. Scotland, 2018 (UK)

In Game Changers 15, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Humanitarianism by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Mrs. Scotland 2018, Alana Stott, is Using Her Crown and Her Family to Help Combat Human Trafficking Alana Stott is a wife, mother of 2, business owner, philanthropist, activist, speaker, and avid wine enthusiast. She firmly believes nothing is impossible and having it all is a choice completely within your own power. Alana was the force behind the Pan American …

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Ikea Foundation’s Refugee and Youth Programs Create Sustainable Livelihoods

In Features 14, Human Rights, Youth by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Annemieke Tsike-Sossah on the Ikea Foundation’s new portfolio strategy: Under Ikea Foundation’s new Climate and Livelihoods Strategy, the ambition is to include refugee livelihoods as part of the target groups and as a cross-cutting opportunity. Annemieke is leading the Foundation’s efforts to do this in the most meaningful way and also explore which systems-changes and global opportunities exist for the …