December 3, 2022

Just 3 actions to help protect children today

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From Krysta Bisnauth, Freedom United The latest Global Estimates of Modern Slavery indicate that 3.3 million children are in situations of forced labor on any given day.  This past Sunday was World Children’s Day. In recognition of the day, can you take a few minutes of your time to call for better protections against child trafficking and forced […]

UPDATE: France backs compensation for migrant workers

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From Miriam Karmali, Freedom United Good news! Last week the French Football Federation (FFF) announced its support for a compensation fund for migrant workers in Qatar who have suffered abuses in bringing us the World Cup – including forced labor.  Let’s get this verbal commitment made publicly available on their website and encourage other national Football Associations (FAs) to […]

Exclusive interview with designer & activist Louise Xin

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From Miriam Karmali, Freedom United October 2, 2022 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS Speek FreeDesigner Louise Xin’s mission to fight forced labor with fashionLouise Xin is a Chinese-Swedish couture designer. She made her fashion debut last year with a digital runway presentation – protesting Uyghur forced labor. “If I sacrifice my business and my […]

ALL ieyenews Readers, post a comment against orphanage trafficking!

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From “Miriam Karmali, Freedom United” Dear ieyenews Readers Your activism is needed! Over 100,000 in the Freedom United community have asked Love Volunteers to STOP offering volunteers placements in orphanages to help end orphanage trafficking. But they keep ignoring us. Let’s get their attention!   Copy this message and paste it as a comment on Love Volunteer’s Instagram and Facebook: Can you take […]

WE DID IT! California repeals harmful loitering law

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By Miriam Karmali, Freedom United We did it! California’s Governor Newsom signed the Safer Streets for All Act into law, meaning trafficking victims and sex workers in California will no longer face arrest and criminalization just for walking on the street, or for seeking help.  This is a huge win for trafficking victims and sex workers. Thank youto the […]

Files leak: new evidence of organ trafficking

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From Miriam Karmali, Freedom United It’s shocking. Right now, victims are having their organs forcibly removed to be sold in illicit markets to unsuspecting buyers desperate for a transplant. Organ transplants can save lives but organs should be donated ethically and with complete transparency – even in desperation, trafficking is not the answer. Forced organ harvesting and organ trafficking […]

Tears of joy roll down my face – UK bans child marriages

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“Payzee Mahmod, Freedom United” I’m absolutely thrilled to announce that the bill to ban child marriage in England and Wales has passed through parliament and received royal assent, making it law. Thank you to each and every single one of you who signed my petition. Together, we called on the government to take action. That’s 254,000+ of you in our […]

Freedom United: NEW EVENT – Dissecting your top campaigns!

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Join us next Thursday April 21 at 11am EST (4pm BST, 5pm CET) for our first ever deep dive event into the Freedom United community’s most active campaigns!  So much has happened this year so we think now is a good time to reflect together, debrief on the progress we’re seeing and how we can keep up the pressure to […]

Want to campaign beyond social media?

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“Monica Burns, Freedom United” [email protected] We feel so lucky to be part of this vast and varied community united in our mission to end modern slavery around the globe. In fact, we think one of the Freedom United community’s greatest strengths is its diversity.   That’s why we want to make sure that everyone in the Freedom United community is […]

ACT NOW: Survivors need your support

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By Jamison Liang, Freedom United UPDATE: The Safer Streets For All Act which has successfully passed out of the legislature is due to land on California’s Governor Newsom’s desk soon! This is a crucial moment – add your support and call on Governor Newsom to sign this bill into law. This bill seeks to stop survivors of trafficking […]