A crime so monstrous

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There are a number of ways to make a lot of money these days. Some are more profitable than others. Some are also more deplorable than others, and need to be stopped.

Inspired by the E. Benjamin Skinner book of the same title. Find out more at http://acrimesomonstrous.com/

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A crime so monstrous

  1. There is a trade:
  2. This trade is not affected
  3. by our global recession
  4. This trade generates
  5. <ul><li>$ 32 billion </li></ul><ul><li>per year </li></ul>
  6. More than Apple’s 2008 revenue
  7. It employs roughly 800 000 people
  8. More than double the population of the Bahamas
  9. This trade is the
  10. 3rd most profitable activity…
  11. … after the drugs & the arms trade
  12. This trade is…
  13. <ul><li>… human trafficking </li></ul>
  14. “ There are more slaves today…
  15. … than at any point in human history.” - E. Benjamin Skinner
  16. Except then they cost: $ 40, 000.00* *Relative currency
  17. Now they cost: $ 50.00
  18. Where is this happening?
  19. 127 countries
  20. … including yours
  21. 70% of them are female
  22. 50% are children
  23. Forced into
  24. sweatshops
  25. sex slavery
  26. quarries
  27. and they are forced into drug addiction
  28. <ul><li>They could be </li></ul>
  29. YOUR children
  30. YOUR friends
  31. <ul><li>YOU </li></ul>
  32. The big question is…
  33. … how can you help?
  34. Research this crime
  35. Learn more here
  36. Lobby your Government
  37. Report any info to these groups
  38. Resource links <ul><li>http://www.urbanministry.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://ovc.gov/ncvrw/2005/pg5l.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.polarisproject.org/content/view/26/47/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.unescobkk.org/culture/our-projects/protection-of-endangered-and-minority-cultures </li></ul><ul><li>UNICEF contact: Jason Rush, UNICEF Myanmar, + 95 1 212 090, jrush@unicef.org </li></ul>
  39.  
  40. Image resources: <ul><li>http://chopsueyblog.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://blog.amnestyusa.org/tag/corporate-accountability/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sonofthesouth.net/slavery/history-slavery.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ctrlaltshift.co.uk/#/Community/image/1048/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://spiritlodge.wordpress.com/2008/07/17/its-not-always-jack-daniels/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://carrussel.wordpress.com/2009/01/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nucus.com/funzone/?p=7478 </li></ul><ul><li>http://blogs.venturacountystar.com/democracy_watch/2008/10/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://saskatoonsrilanka.wordpress.com/2009/01/31/let-us-help-this-%E2%80%9Cpoor- </li></ul><ul><li>kid%E2%80%9D-progress/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://his-lian.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://radionongowa.org/yahoo_site_admin/assets/images/cassava_farm_people.12593623.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.thisfabtrek.com/journey/africa/guinea-bissau/20080404-bubaque-bijagos/bissau-bubaque- </li></ul><ul><li>ferry-nelsa-daniel-4.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://entosfylou.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/human_trafficking_by_me19leela1.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://image50.webshots.com/50/8/37/60/2083837600083049164lsgKoI_ph.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.travellingclub.org/images/big_union-building-in-pretoria.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://international.uiowa.edu/study-abroad/programs/images/Russia-LE-Moscow-the%20red%20square.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pc.gc.ca/culture/proj/rec/Photos/RNH-ROH09-01.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3245/2358079044_5f80eea425.jpg?v=0 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.number10.gov.uk/tour/images/front_door.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.disabilitynation.net/files/images/whitehouse.jpg </li></ul>

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