NFS News Archive October, 2011

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Not For Sale Commemorates the 2011 Global Forum on Human Trafficking

After celebrating the hugely successful 2011 Global Forum on Human Trafficking, Not For Sale is eager to share some of the highlights.

The innovative event achieved its goal to unite freedom and innovation under one roof as it brought together some of the world’s most influential people to fight human trafficking.

Not For Sale would like to thank the 1,000 smart activists who attended the third annual forum and the 2,400 abolitionists who watched the event live online as more than 50 respected speakers took to the stage including the Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, who was given a standing ovation.

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CNN and AllSaints Spitalfields talk Not For Sale: “There is nothing chic about slavery”

Not For Sale made headlines on CNN again this week as AllSaints Spitalfields owner Lyndon Lea sat down for an in-depth discussion about the exciting new partnership between the fashion retailer and the non-profit organization.

The segment, which aired on Quest Means Business on Saturday 21st October, was featured footage broadcast live from the 2011 Global Forum on Human Trafficking.

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Rachel Zoe: “A Message This Vital Never Goes Out Of Style”

Writing about the t-shirts, the influential trend-setter said: “When it comes to making a fashion statement this fall, there is perhaps no more crucial trend to transmit than one that aids others. Introducing the AllSaints + Not For Sale T-shirt collection commencing an ongoing partnership between the coveted British fashion brand and international non-profit anti-human trafficking group. Proceeds from the capsule collection will benefit Not For Sale’s work to prevent forced labor and combat human trafficking globally. How major is that?

The renowned fashionista posted a glowing review about the capsule T-shirt line on her hugely popular lifestyle website The Zoe Report this week.

The Zoe Report features the iconic stylist’s favorite obsessions in the ever-evolving worlds of fashion, beauty, and lifestyle.

The newly launched AllSaints Not For Sale collection is currently featured in the apparel section of Ms Zoe’s site.

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ASIA PACIFIC FORUM: Creative Solutions for Ending Slavery

The Asia Pacific region is yet another area of the world where human trafficking is rampant; for too many it is a central part of their everyday life. Creating a future free of human trafficking requires recognition, collaboration, innovative thinking, and immediate action. Not For Sale wants your help to successfully execute sustainable solutions to end modern-day slavery in this region, which can then be replicated elsewhere.


Stories from the Frontlines | Romania

Not For Sale Romania celebrated a recent landmark ruling in the courts that brought an end to a complex human trafficking case.

Two brave sisters, who receive shelter and services from Not For Sale’s team in Romania, won a huge victory after their trafficker was convicted to five years in prison and heavily penalized in the civil courts.

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Your Purchase is Your Advocacy | AllSaints NFS Line Now Available

At the end of the first day of the Global Forum on Human Trafficking, Not For Sale brought down the curtain with an inspiring fashion show, highlighting the innovative partnership between Not For Sale and AllSaints Spitafields. The new Not For Sale capsule T-shirt collection by AllSaints Spitalfields, sold at the Global Forum on Human Trafficking, is now available in the U.S. Later this week, abolitionists can purchase their t-shirt via Not For Sale’s online store.

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The Free2Work Mobile App: Now with Barcode Scanning

Not For Sale today launched Free2Work App2.0, the latest iteration of the powerful consumer information platform for iPhone and Android increasing transparency in supply chains worldwide.

The mobile application equips consumers with valuable information on companies’ labor standards and production practices at the moment they need it most – while they shop.

The new and improved app includes built-in barcode scanning technology, enabling consumers to scan the barcode of a specific product and instantly gain access to information about that company’s efforts to address forced and child labor in its supply chain.


Support for the Global Forum from Around the Globe

the final countdown officially underway for the 2011 Global Forum on Human Trafficking, warm wishes and demonstrations of support are pouring in from abolitionists around the world.

Not For Sale, which has supported 988 survivors of human trafficking this year, has received a number of heart-warming messages this week as organizers and staff work around the clock to ensure this Friday and Saturday’s eagerly awaited event is a huge success.

Manny Pacquiao

World-Champion Boxer & Politician to give Presentation at Global Forum

Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Dapidran Pacquiao, PLH is a Filipino professional boxer and politician. Currently, Pacquiao is the WBO Welterweight World Champion (Super Champion). He is also currently rated as the “number one” pound-for-pound best boxer in the world by most sporting news and boxing websites. In May 2010, Pacquiao was elected to the House of Representatives in the 15th Congress of the Philippines, representing the province of Sarangani.


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