human trafficking

"This is Not a Sweatshirt" Sweatshirt Helps Victims of Sex Trafficking

It may look like a sweatshirt, feel like a sweatshirt, and wear like a sweatshirt, but Sudara’s “I Am Not a Sweatshirt” is so much more than a sweatshirt. Formerly…

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U.K. Modern Slavery Act Will Hold Businesses Accountable

Photo by Shutterstock British Prime Minister David Cameron has vowed to crack down on the “abhorrent trade” of human trafficking. Elaborating on the 2015 Modern Slavery Act,…

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Over 29 Million People Enslaved, Says World's First Global Slavery Index

More than 29 million people across the globe live in conditions of modern-day slavery, according to the first index to quantify the scale of forced labor on a country-by-country basis.…

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Raven + Lily's Debut Apparel Line Supports At-Risk Women in Cambodia

CLOTHING WITH A CONSCIENCE Raven + Lily’s social consciousness has been at the core of the brand since its inception in 2011. Kirsten Dickerson, a 15-year-old veteran of…

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Redesigned Sanitary Pads Prompt Victims of Sex Trafficking to Seek Help

A group of graduate students at the University of Washington have devised a scheme that could provide urgent recourse for female victims of human trafficking—without arousing the…

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Top 7 WTF Fashion Stories of 2012 (Vote for the Most Deplorable!)

Still think the world isn’t going to hell in a hand-basket? We’ve got more WTF fashion moments than you can shake a stick at in our archives… …

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Abercrombie & Fitch, Forever 21 Fueling Modern-Day Slavery

Photo by Shutterstock Abercrombie & Fitch, Carter’s, Forever 21, Quiksilver, and Walmart are among the brands fueling modern-day slavery through negligence, according to a…

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Duchess-Approved Beulah London Supports Sex-Trafficking Victims in India

CONSCIOUS COLLECTION Beulah traces its origins to a trip to India that Rufus Isaacs and Brennan took in 2009. The experience, which included a volunteer stint at an aftercare home in…

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Obama Outlines Plan to Fight Human Trafficking at Clinton Global Inititiative

Photos by Paul Morse for the Clinton Global Initiative President Barack Obama has denounced human trafficking calling it by “its true name: modern slavery.” Speaking to the…

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Coco Rocha, Senhoa Design Jewelry to Benefit Survivors of Sex Trafficking

BY WOMEN, FOR WOMEN Rocha, who appears in a campaign shot by Nigel Barker, the infamous judge and photographer on America’s Next Top Model, became acquainted with Senhoa the day…

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