Find us on Facebook and Twitter HopeNow would like to become more visible within the social network. We have created a Facebook Group called : 'HopeNow - Empowering Trafficked People' as well as a Twitter Profile called: HopeNow_Dk. We hope…
The founder of HopeNow, Michelle Mildwater, won the prestigeous award as the World’s 8. Wonder, created by Danish women’ s magazine Femina and cosmetics giant Elisabeth Arden.
At a cozy event in the publisher Aller’s new head quarters in Copenhagen harbour, chairman Anne Brandt Christensen received a check worth 25.000 kroners on behalf of Michelle, who was in Nigeria doing, what HopeNow does and was rewarded for.
HopeNow will from now on send out four times a year, a newsletter from HopeNow. We hope this will give you all an insight, into some of our main activities.
Here are the highlights from this year’s first quarter.
The large Danish tabloid Ekstra Bladet writes (in Danish) april 1st in a major feature on prostitution and human trafficking using knowledge from HopeNow and tv-features on CNN. The point is that Denmark, compared to the other Scandinavian countries, is the last brothel in the region. Sweden has banned purchase of sex years ago and reduced prostitution significantly.
Thursday February 10th Secretary of Equality, Lykke Friis, will accept 59,000 Danish signatures against human sex trafficking in children and youth. They are collected via a Body Shop campaign, where HopeNow has been a partner.
The most recent estimate says that 2,4 million humans are held captive worldwide becoming one of the major concerns in social life. It is now a global criminal enterprise profiting US $32 billion a year. Fighting it requires participation from all sectors of society, says UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime).
The founder of HopeNow, Michelle Mildwater, has once again been nominated to be Hero of the Year in Denmark. In 2009 she was a finalist, but another hero won. In 2010 she continues her heroic work and deserve all the…
On 27th November, as one of three recipients, HopeNow received DKK 25,000 in support of the work against trafficking in humans. The gift was donated by Mørdrup Church Christmas market from the 2009 profits. The two other recipients were “Dementkontakten” (a contact…