Videos to show
Here are a few examples of the many informative videos available on the web. Check out ‘slavery’ or ‘human trafficking’ and find others that may have relevance to your Country, your home town, your focus!
Invited by RI President ‘Ravi’ Ravindran, on recommendation by RAGAS’s USA Director Dave McCleary, Gary Haugen, Founder and CEO of International Justice Mission (IJM) delivers a clarion call to Rotarians at RIC16 Convention in Seoul. Until All Are Free: How to End Slavery in Our Lifetime.” 20 mins Published by RI 15th June 2016
Sold – Coming to a cinema near you shortly. Sold tells the graphic story of Lakshmi, a thirteen year-old Nepali girl sold to a brothel in India. Produced in conjunction with Child Reach International, it stars Gillian Anderson.
Did you miss Gillian Anderson’s outline of the film and appeal for support on BBC Radio 4? View it now
Sometimes things are not what they seem. Men, women and children are trafficked – tricked, forced and exploited in the sex industry. Published in 2012 for Stop the Traffik. Girls Going Wild in Red Light District will leave a message in your mind. (1 min 40)
Published on 8 Nov 2012 – Every 15 Seconds
Matt Friedman reflects upon the breadth and range of human slavery in the world today and how we can all play our part in helping to address this global problem (17 mins)
Watch this MTV Human Traffiking PSA and learn about what a trafficked person may experience
Matt Friedman (Mekong Club) working with RAGAS (3 mins)
Lisa Kristine: Photos that bear witness to modern slavery
Photographer Lisa Kristine has traveled the world, documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery. She shares hauntingly beautiful images as she talks us through her horrifying journey – miners in the Congo, brick layers in Nepal – illuminating the plight of the millions of souls enslaved worldwide.
SASANE is a survivor-led organization established in 2008 under the founding principle that women survivors of human trafficking have immense potential to combat the exploitation of Nepalese women and girls, and to create social change. Also known as Sisterhood of Survivers (Nepal), it received a $25,000 development grant in 2013 from ‘G Advntures’ to provide paralegal training, small business development, school awareness, and community outreach. Sadly following the earthquakes in 2015 90% of the trained paralegal’s homes have been destroyed and need to be rebuilt. (3.14 mins)
If you want to really understand the pain, the emotional trauma of what it’s feels like to be abducted, incarcerated, beaten and abused you should watch these two feature length videos on Get engaged … if you are up to it. The good news is they do have positive endings … alternatively the CNN Freedom Project has many video documentaries. some most shocking, that will help educate and illuminate the issues.
Face to Face with Slavery (32 minutes) Follow volunteer filmmakers Cassie & Jordan Timpy of agapevisuals.com as they journey to the front lines of slavery around the globe to meet survivors and activists face to face.
How to Combat modern slavery (20 Minutes) Published in 2010 – Prof. Kevin Bales (Co-Founder Free The Slaves)
Published 2012 Where were you – Matt Friedman (11 mins)
Slaves on the ocean (7 mins)
Innocents at Risk: Innocents at Risk is a US 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Its mission is to educate citizens about the grave issue of global and local human trafficking. According to the Department of State, 2 million women and children are victims of human trafficking every year. In the United States, 300,000 children are forced into child prostitution and child pornography each year. In Washington DC alone, trafficking innocent children is a $100 million industry. Watch the video …
Beautiful Day was written by Barry Phillips. It was arranged and performed by AZULYKIT. It was inspired by the efforts of members in Rotary clubs in the UK working to end child slavery. In it key messages are accompanied by a beautiful song. Our thanks to Guitar Music Partners Rotarian Ray Klingels and Rotarian Barry Phillips
Sunitha Krishnan was gang raped by eight men when she was just at 15 years old. She has dedicated her life to rescuing over 3,200 women and children from sex slavery. In this courageous talk, she tells three powerful stories of children as young as three being raped, as well as her own experience, and calls for a more humane approach to helping these young victims rebuild their lives. Filmed in 2009. (12.30 mins)
Fighting to End Slavery. For good – IJM November 2015 3.45 mins
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