During this week’s Global Citizen’s Initiative class, we discussed human rights, specifically focusing on slavery. Though slavery is illegal pretty much everywhere, it still is a major problem around the world. We watched this TED talk that showed specific examples of slavery around the world, including Ghana. Please take the time to watch:
I just went to Lake Volta a few weekends ago and I feel horrified that some of the people I saw fishing could have been slaves. Here’s a link to the website for the organization that is mentioned in the video: http://www.freetheslaves.net/
If you have the time, peruse the website to hear more about the organization’s work. Especially take a gander at the “Take Action” page!