"We will never go back into slavery again," powerful women speak out through the lens of Lisa Kristine
50 countries have now ratified the ILO Forced Labour Protocol. To illustrate this critical milestone, we invite you to discover an inspiring photograph of powerful women, made by the famous photographer Lisa Kristine. We asked Lisa to tell us the story behind this photo representing hope and empowerment for victims of modern slavery.
Between two worlds: A poem that inspires action against modern slavery
Malaysian poet Nazreen Mohamad reads his powerful poem “Between two worlds” with Filipino domestic worker Rizalina Miranda accompanying him on the piano.
The transformative power of street art
Street Art for Mankind (SAM) is a non-profit organization rallying famous street artists from all around the world to support the fight against child slavery
Mrunal Thakur tells harrowing real-life story of forced prostitution
Actress and model Mrunal Thakur voices the real-life story of a rural girl trapped in forced prostitution in the city.
Freida Pinto gives voice to a girl trapped in modern slavery
The actress Freida Pinto voices the real-life story of a girl trapped in bonded labour, working in a brick kiln with her family since she was 13.
Artists in Action: Ojalá Producciones highlights Modern Slavery
Ojalá Producciones, an Argentine theatrical troupe, soared 40 feet above the audience in a breathtaking combination of circus and performance art.
Unveiling slavery: A Q&A with photographer Lisa Kristine
American humanitarian photographer Lisa Kristine discusses her work over the past 30 years documenting indigenous cultures and social issues such as modern slavery.
Robin Wright voices the harrowing real-life story of a woman tricked and trapped into forced prostitution
House of Cards actress, Robin Wright, voices the harrowing real-life story of a woman tricked and trapped into forced prostitution. Wright is one of several Hollywood artists supporting the 50 for Freedom campaign against modern slavery, being led by the International Labour Organization.
The horror of modern slavery on screen
Furriel role highlights the tragic cost of modern slavery
David Oyelowo gives his voice to the voiceless
Actor David Oyelowo tells the story of Obafemi, a young man was lured into modern slavery with the promise of a good job. Watch the video to hear his story and sign up to end modern slavery.
Joaquin Furriel tells the real-life story of a couple trapped in forced labour
Argentinian actor, Joaquin Furriel, voices the real-life story of a man who along with his wife is trapped in forced labour. Furriel is one of several artists supporting the 50 for Freedom campaign against modern slavery, being led by the International Labour Organization.
Wagner Moura meets victims of forced labour
Ahead of the launch of the 50 for Freedom campaign in Brazil, ILO Goodwill Ambassador, Wagner Moura, heard the testimonies of a group of workers who were rescued from forced labour.
The Face of Modern Slavery, a blog by Wagner Moura
ILO Goodwill Ambassador and “Narcos” star, Wagner Moura, explains why we should all commit to help end modern slavery.
“We must act now” - UN’s Special Rapporteur on Slavery
We sat down with the Special Rapporteur to find out more about what is being done to combat slavery.
Landmark Forced Labour Protocol enters into force
Ratifying countries are now obliged to implement the treaty and report on measures taken.
What can businesses do to help end modern slavery?
Secretary-General of the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) explains what businesses can do to help end modern slavery.
From ‘Project Fame’ to 50 for Freedom advocate
The story of migrant domestic worker and forced labour victim, Thandi, strikes a chord with singer and actress, Lindiwe Bungane.
Fighting modern slavery with drones
Leonardo Sakamoto explains how he and his team use drones, apps and web robots to track down forced labour in supply chains.
Wagner Moura gives his voice to the voiceless
Award-winning actor and ILO Goodwill Ambassador Wagner Moura lends his voice to a man in modern slavery.
Lisa Kristine uncovers the face of modern slavery
This website features images by Lisa Kristine, an award-winning photographer whose work documenting the realities of modern slavery has drawn international acclaim.
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