NFS News Archive August, 2009

Breaking News

BBC: Malawi Children in Tobacco Industry

In a new report by the organization Plan International, it has been revealed that children in Malawi are forced to work in the tobacco industry and are being exposed to extreme levels of nicotine poisoning. This is another picture of what modern-day slavery looks like in our world. View the BBC article, in images, by […]

Not For Sale Opens Office in DC!

The Not For Sale Campaign is pleased to announce the opening of its Washington, DC Office! Kilian Moote (Policy Director) and Allison Trowbridge (Communications Director) have just returned from our nation’s capital, where they furnished the office and prepared for its launch. With over 45 State and Province Directors now in North America, the office […]

This Week in the Freedom Store

Uganda has been plagued for over twenty years by internal war between the government and the Lord’s Resistance Army. The war has caused untold numbers of abductions, torture, rape and deaths throughout the northern regions of the country. Many of the women were directly affected by the war.  They, or family members, have been abducted […]

State Spotlight: Ohio

State Director Nadia Lucchin has been on the move in Ohio! The state operation has commenced with its first official Not For Sale Ohio meeting, seeing a fantastic turnout of impassioned volunteers. Here are just a few highlights of what’s happening at NFS Ohio: Collaborating with Police Detectives as they begin a three month mapping […]

FREE Not For Sale Audiobook!

Announcing! The next 100 registrants to the Global Forum on Human Trafficking will receive a FREE audiobook copy of “Not For Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade and How We Can Fight It” by David Batstone. The inaugural Global Forum on Human Trafficking will be held this October 8 & 9 in San […]

Making Waves in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Co-State Directors Anita Coco and Sarah Durfey are drawing on their state’s abolitionist history to build an active operation working to re-abolish slavery in their own backyard. The Not For Sale Campaign’s local operation in the state launched less than a year ago, but it takes two Directors to stay on top of all […]

Slavery, Chocolate, and YOU!

Over 50 plus children rescued from slavery on chocolate farms in the Ivory Coast. Learn about three simple things you can do as a consumer to make a difference in the chocolate industry!

Bama Athreya To Speak at Global Forum!

Bama Athreya, a global leader on labor rights issues and Executive Director of the International Labor Rights Forum, has been selected as one of the keynote speakers for the inaugural Global Forum on Human Trafficking. Ms. Athreya’s brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the panel discussion intended to help eradicate forced labor from supply chains.


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