Founder of HopeNow, Michelle Mildwater, today was interviwed in Public Radio (in Danish) about the associations work both in Denmark and in Nigeria, where expelled victims of human trafficking need help. The conversation should clearly explain, why the effort on…
Thursday February 10th Danish Broadcasting Corporation (the public service station) broadcast a documentary on "vulnerable asylum seekers being imprisoned in Denmark", even if they have done nothing criminal and are not charged with anything. They are, often for months, incarcerated…
Torsdag den 10. februar skal 59.000 danske underskrifter imod menneskehandel afleveres til ligestillingsminister Lykke Friis på hendes kontor. De er indsamlet via kampagnen “Stop sexhandel med børn og unge”, hvor HopeNow har samarbejdet med butikskæden Body Shop.
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).
De seneste tal viser, at verden i dag har 2,4 millioner mennesker fanget i slaveri, hvilket gør det til en af samfundets største udfordringer. Trafficking er nu en global kriminel business, der profiterer US $32 milliarder om året. At bekæmpe det kræver deltagelse fra alle samfundets sektorer, udtaler UNODC (FNs kontor for narko og kriminalitet).
Cocktails Against Injustice is hosting an event Thursday December 16th, 8 PM at Ideal Bar, Vega, for the benefit of trafficked women. Listen to good music and get meaningful Christmas cards like “Buy a dentist”, “Buy a chiropractor” or “Buy health care”. The collected funds are donated to HopeNow.
They are raped, beaten and forced into prostitution. When they get into contact with the Danish authorities, they are jailed, because they carry false passports. Thus is the reality for the many trafficked African women.
Torsdag d. 16.december kl. 20:00 arrangerer Cocktails Against Injustice støttekoncert for handlede kvinder på Idealbar, Vega. Lyt til dygtige musikere og køb meningsfulde julegavekort på én gang: ”Køb en kiropraktor”, ”Køb en tandlæge” eller ”Køb helbredspleje”.
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…