Researchers estimate 40 million people are enslaved around the world generating about $150 billion in illegal profits. Recent media attention has been called to the slave trade in Libya. A CNN report published earlier this month brought attention to this disturbing situation. This information has horrified The United Nations chief and caused outrage around the world.

  1.  Get informed –  7 Things We All Can Do To Help End Slavery In Libya.
  2.  Shop responsibly this holiday season with the Slave Free Buying Guide. 
  3.  Support the International Organization for Migration.

Poverty is a root cause of slavery — to get right down to it, consider making end of year donations to:

World Food Program,

Save The Children,

Oxfam

Medecins Sans Frontieres