NFS News Archive June, 2010

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Download the NFS South Africa Red Cards!

Red Cards Red Card Posters The Campaign Martin|Williams Advertising and Not For Sale South Africa have launched a huge advertising campaign to draw attention to Human Trafficking surrounding the World Cup. Watch NFS SA’s commercial about the issue here. They have passed out over 9000 Red Cards around South Africa, and have placed posters and […]

Stop Them From Scoring | NFS SA’s Red Card Campaign

As thousands of visitors arrive for the World Cup from across the globe, South Africa has gone crazy with “football fever.” With national flags fluttering from vehicles, and T-Shirts promoting favoured teams, the anticipation and excitement is almost tangible. But sadly there is another side to the coin, there is an underworld of human trafficking that has been increasing dramatically over the World Cup time. No team ever wants to receive the ultimate recognition of a sporting transgression. The red card. One player lets down the team and the crowd cringes at the thought of what will happen as the play continues.

2010 Trafficking in Persons Report Released

The Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at the State Department released their 10th annual report on human trafficking. The report divides countries into different tiers on their efforts to combat this horrific crime. The 2010 TIP report ranked 177 countries including, for the first time, the ranking of the United States. In presenting the report, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton indicated why its important that the United States rank itself on its efforts to confront trafficking. “For the first time ever we are also reporting on the United States of America because we believe its important to keep the spotlight on ourselves.” One of the emerging trends worldwide, highlighted by the 2010 TIP report is the increase in the trafficking of women and girls worldwide.

Give the Gift of Freedom For Your Birthday

Know someone who has a birthday this year? Instead of the typical present, give them the gift of Freedom & Education in Africa. Your donation on their behalf will benefit Not For Sale in Africa, and you’ll receive a print-out card to give them explaining the work that their birthday gift supports. A very Happy […]

Toronto High School Students Take Action for Not For Sale

The high school students at Toronto Collegiate Institute have raised a grand total of $40,000 to fund Not For Sale’s work in Africa and to develop systems to map and document human trafficking… wow!! Over the course of a month, half of the students at this high school came together to raise funds through a […]

NFS Takes Action in Africa

In war-torn Uganda, one of the most devastating forms of modern-day slavery has been the practice of child-soldiering. Young children, snatched from their homes, forced into devastating acts of unspeakable violence. Today we come together to support the recovery of Uganda and its people, and to prevent future generations from being forced into modern-day slavery. Not For Sale has partnered with the Jesuit community in Gulu to bring recovery for former child soldiers, promote peace throughout the region, and enhance stability by educating a new generation of justice seeking Ugandans. With your support, we will build an Amphitheater and Peace Garden for former child soldiers and the Gulu community, using music and performance to promote peace and teach reconciliation throughout Uganda. We will provide education by building a high school classroom and girl’s dormitory, thereby preventing ongoing vulnerability and creating opportunity for this rising generation.

The NFS Academy Comes to Soulfest 2010

The Not For Sale three-day Academy at SoulFest will explore how our purchasing patterns and the complexity of the global market perpetuate slave labor in our supply chains. You’ll gain an understanding of the causes of labor trafficking, both globally and in your own backyards. You’ll learn what companies can do to end slavery and how you, as a consumer, can effect change with every purchase you make.

True Love is Not For Sale | Soulfest 2010

The movement to end slavery comes to New England’s premier Christian music festival and social justice event. Join Not For Sale at SoulFest 2010 for four days of incredible music, community, and opportunities to take action in the modern Abolitionist movement. Click HERE to see the artists and activities coming to SoulFest this August 4-7. Grab your friends, family and church community, and join Not For Sale staff at an event that’s sure to be the highlight of your summer.


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