Engage Now Africa
yesterday at 14:21. Facebook
Thank you again to everyone who attended Dr. Kevin Bales' lecture last Monday night! We had a wonderful turnout and were honored to have our very own Modern Slavery Executive Director, Chris Gay, speaking alongside him! It was a wonderful way to kick off Human Trafficking Awareness Month and learn what we can do to stop human trafficking. If you were unable to attend, we highly reccomend...
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yesterday at 02:06. Facebook
Kwabena (name changed for his protection) was sold as a child slave at age 5 for just $6.40. He spent 9 years as a fisher boy on Lake Volto in Ghana which has now become a hub for child slavery and forced labor. He worked, unpaid, from 4am to 10pm and was only given enough food to keep him alive. We found Kwabena working on the lake and rescued him from modern slavery. We are happy to report...
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01/19/2017 at 17:14. Facebook
Protect. Prosecute. Prevent. We believe we must PROTECT those who have been trafficked into modern slavery and PROSECUTE those who are responsible. We also know that education is required to PREVENT those who are most vulnerable from being trafficked. We partner with survivors, local community leaders, non-governmental organizations, international anti-slavery organizations, governments, and...
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01/18/2017 at 21:55. Facebook
Allan is a "miracle child" who survived a ritual sacrifice (a type of modern slavery in Uganda) when he was 7 years old. Our partner, Kyampisi Childcare Ministries aided in his rescue and rehabilitation. They transported him to Australia where neurosurgeons and plastic surgeons donated their time to surgically repair his injuries. Allan and his family are now living in a safe location where...
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Engage Now Africa
01/17/2017 at 22:42. Facebook
Modern slavery is right here in our own backyards. It's everywhere. Did you know that it can also be in the products you buy, the food you eat, the jewelry you wear, and the car you drive? Head to our website at [ Engagenowafrica.org Link ] to learn more! (Photo credit: Marcus Bleasdale. 2004) #HumanTraffickingAwarenessMonth #EndModernSlavery
Engage Now Africa
01/14/2017 at 07:38. Facebook
Wonderful , informative seminar with this great man. Honored to be partnered with him. Thank you Dr. Bales for all you do to educate,inform and act!!!

ENA Sean Reyes Interview

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We greatly appreciate Utah Attorney General, Sean Reyes’ support and endorsement. We have loved partnering with him to fight modern slavery right here in the U.S.. With support from government officials and law makers, we really can raise awareness, change laws, and end human trafficking both globally and right here in our backyards. And a big thank you to Navanas for the video as well!...
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Thank you to everyone who attended Dr. Kevin Bales’ lecture this past Monday night! We were honored to have him join ENA and our partners to share ways we can all fight human trafficking or modern slavery. If you were not able to attend, here is a short video highlighting some of the issues Dr. Bales spoke about. To learn more, we highly recommend visiting our website or reading his new book,...
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Kevin Bales speaks about ending modern day slavery and how individuals can get involved. Ted talk "How to End Modern Slavery" http://www.ted.com/talks/kevin_...

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400 women living in rural Ethiopia just received their new mirte stoves!! These energy efficient stoves will cook their meals with 75% less fuel. This means that these women and their children will now spend 75% less time fetching wood to heat their stoves. Our goal is to help every family in the villages we work in to have the opportunity to cook with a fuel efficient stove. This will allow...
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Great news! Backpage.com has been forced to shut down its adult section! This is where "countless survivors of sex trafficking have been sold during the years." Thank you to Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) for taking action!
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Polaris Statement on Backpage.com

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness month. Did you know that there are more than 27 million people living in slavery today? That's more than any other time in history. Stay tuned to our social media sites throughout the month as we post success stories, share statistics to help you become more informed, and suggest ways you can help end modern slavery! #HumanTraffickingAwarenessMonth...
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Video of the hearings of Backpage.com CEO, Carl Ferrer with Homeland Security and the Governmental Affairs Committee! This is a massive step in the right direction to work with law makers to start making changes and protecting vulnerable minors from human trafficking and modern slavery. #HumanTraffickingAwarenessMonth

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Backpage.com's Knowing Facilitation of Online Sex Trafficking

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"Your voice is being heard! Backpage.com CEO, Carl Ferrer has been arrested on felony charges of pimping a minor, pimping and conspiracy to commit pimping." -Shared Hope International. This is a huge victory in the fight against Human Trafficking! #HumanTraffickingAwarenessMonth
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Backpage.com CEO Arrested - Shared Hope International

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Today is the day to make a difference! If you’ve ever wondered how you can help end Modern Slavery, join us tonight at 7:00pm at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah! We are hosting Dr. Kevin Bales, the world’s leading expert on Modern Slavery and author of "Blood and Earth". He will be speaking to us tonight for free about how ordinary people can help save the world from ecocide...
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Join us for a powerful and captivating examination of two entwined global crises: human trafficking and environmental destruction. Guest lecturer, Dr. Kevin Bales has traveled to some of the world’s most dangerous places documenting and battling human trafficking & he noticed a pattern emerging: Where slavery existed, so did massive, unchecked environmental destruction. But why? And is there...
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Happy 2017 from Engage Now Africa! Check out our latest projects and success stories in our latest newsletter!

Happy 2017 from Engage Now Africa

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We believe in investing in ALL children! We have been caring for 210 orphans in rural Ethiopia for the past 3 years. The orphans live in 17 different villages surrounding the city of Debre Zeit where we maintain one of our headquarters. We track their care and education, as well as, provide two new uniforms and the school supplies required to attend school. One of the best days of the year for...
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Utah is committed to being a slave-free state! Learn how 1.9.17 @ 7pm! bit.ly/2hc3znS #HumanTraffickingMonth

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According to WHO, 3.4 million people die annually from waterborne illnesses. That's nearly the entire population of Los Angeles! Our newest borehole well in Sherigu, Ghana will prevent this entire community from joining that statistic. This before and after depicts their old and new drinking water sources in Sherigu. They now have clean, safe drinking water right in their community to keep...
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If modern slavery were a country, it would be the size of California and the 3rd largest CO2 emitter after US & China. There is a sobering link between slavery & environmental destruction. But there is a secret to saving the world! Join us as we host Kevin Bales, author, human rights activist, & abolitionist reveals this secret. He will be speaking on Monday, Jan 9th @ 7:00pm at the Little...
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