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The Freedom Fund’s Battle Against Slavery

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    October 19, 2015
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Slavery results in suffering for the millions who are entrapped around the world.  It affects not just individuals, but it has a huge impact of world’s health, economies, and human rights.

As one of the greatest worldwide injustices, it prevents people from contributing to their communities and neighborhoods.  It stands in the way of prosperity and growth. In 2013 Humanity United, Legatum Foundation, and the Walk Free Foundation contributed $10 million each and formed the Freedom Fund.  It’s goal is to focus the world’s efforts on the eradication of this most exploitative of human rights abuses.  Even though slavery is a crime today, it continues to thrive in every country. A quarter of those in slavery are children.


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