NGOs

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Hope for Justice

Committed to creating a collaborative community of abolitionists determined to end slavery in our lifetime.

In the USA, Hope for Justice focuses on partnership working to deliver prevention sessions, best practice for restorative care and training for professionals. They are developing a model of investigation and rescue that complements the work of law enforcement and other agencies and supports the prosecution of perpetrators.

Eastern Congo Initiative

Founded by Ben Affleck, Eastern Congo Initiative (ECI) is an advocacy and grant-making initiative wholly focused on working with and for the people of eastern Congo. They envision an eastern Congo vibrant with abundant opportunities for economic and social development, where a robust civil society can flourish. ECI believes that local, community-based approaches are essential to creating a sustainable and successful society in eastern Congo.

Water.org

Water.org brings water and sanitation to the world. They want to make it safe, accessible and cost-effective because they believe that water is the way to empowering a better life that we can all share in, worldwide. Water.org is an international nonprofit organization that has positively transformed more than four million lives around the world through access to safe water and sanitation. Founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, they have been pioneering innovative, sustainable solutions to the global water crisis for 25 years, giving women hope, children health and communities a future.

Heifer International

Heifer International empowers families to turn hunger and poverty into hope and prosperity – but their approach is more than just giving them a handout. Heifer links communities and helps bring sustainable agriculture and commerce to areas with a long history of poverty. Their animals provide partners with both food and reliable income, as agricultural products such as milk, eggs and honey can be traded or sold at market. When many families gain this new sustainable income, it brings new opportunities for building schools, creating agricultural cooperatives, forming community savings and funding small businesses.

Paragon Team

The Paragon Team has gathered anti-trafficking specialized law enforcement and legal officers, coupled them with intelligence gathering experts to help create the first ever State Department TIP Report Tier Status training program. Paragon Team’s primary role is analyze a country’s annual ranking in the US Department of State’s Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report and develop a country specific training course designed to address deficiencies, and offer corrective remedies.

Pacific Links Foundation

Pacific Links Foundation ("Vòng Tay Thái Bình" in Vietnamese) (PALS) is a 501(c)(3) public charity that seeks to encourage sustainable development in Vietnamese communities through community building and knowledge transfer between professionals in Vietnam and in the developed world. They are a volunteer-based organization with a working board of directors.

Shared Hope International

Shared Hope International strives to prevent the conditions that foster sex trafficking, restore victims of sex slavery, and bring justice to vulnerable women and children. They envision a world passionately opposed to sex trafficking and a committed community restoring survivors to lives of purpose, value and choice – one life at a time.

GoodWeave

The handmade carpet industry exploits nearly 250,000 children. GoodWeave is helping to combat this problem and transform the rug industry by certifying child-labor-free rugs and by providing education and opportunities to rescued and at-risk children.

Made In A Free World

Believes that changing the world takes everyone. They are a network of individuals, groups, and businesses working together to disrupt slavery and make freedom go viral. They produce innovative campaigns, on the ground projects, consumer engagement tools, and business solutions designed to get slavery out of the system.

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

The leading nonprofit organization in the U.S. working with law enforcement, families and the professionals who serve them on issues related to missing and sexually exploited children. As part of its Congressional authorization, NCMEC has created a unique public and private partnership to build a coordinated, national response to the problem of missing and sexually exploited children, establish a missing children hotline and serve as the national clearinghouse for information related to these issues.

International Cocoa Initiative

Established in 2002 as a result of a groundswell of opinion urging the chocolate industry to ensure child and forced labour were not used in the production of their products. ICI’s mission is to “oversee and sustain efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour and forced labour in the growing and processing of cocoa beans and their derivative products.”

Rescue Foundation

A non-profit, government recognized and registered NGO working for rescue, rehabilitation and repatriation of victims for human trafficking from different parts of India, Nepal & Bangladesh and sold for forced prostitution.

Restore NYC

Mission is to end sex trafficking in New York and restore the well-being and independence of foreign-national survivors. Working to this end, they deliver complete care, addressing physical, emotional and spiritual needs; provide community and safe, long-term housing; empower survivors when they cooperate with law enforcement; increase awareness and understanding in the greater community, and, advocate for effective policies and legislation.

Child Wise

Child Wise is dedicated to protecting children from abuse and exploitation in Australia and overseas by providing direct counselling, advice and support; raising awareness and educating individuals and communities through education campaigns and trainings; building the capacity of individuals and communities to protect children; researching and responding to new risks to children eg. the Internet; and reducing the impact of child abuse and exploitation through counselling and other recovery program

World Vision

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.

Safe Horizon

Safe Horizon is the nation’s leading victim assistance organization and touches the lives of more than 250,000 affected by crime and abuse each year. Whether they are responding to child abuse, domestic violence, or other violent crimes, they help victims and their families heal and rebuild their lives.

Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST)

Established in 1998 in the wake of the El Monte sweatshop case where 72 Thai garment workers were kept for eight years in slavery and debt bondage. Upon their release and under the leadership of CAST’s founder Dr. Kathryn MacMahon, a group of concerned community activists realized something needed to be done to address the re-emergence of slavery in our own backyards.

Coalition of Immokalee Workers

A worker-based human rights organization internationally recognized for its achievements in the fields of corporate social responsibility, community organizing, and sustainable food. The CIW is also a leader in the growing movement to end human trafficking due to its groundbreaking work to combat modern-day slavery and other labor abuses common in agriculture.

Truckers Against Trafficking

Truckers Against Trafficking recognizes that members of the trucking industry and individual truckers are invaluable in the fight against this heinous crime. As the eyes and ears of our nation’s highways, truckers are in a unique position to make a difference and close loopholes to traffickers who seek to exploit the transportation system for their personal gain. This site has been created to inform truckers and other travelers of the basic issues involved in human trafficking and a summary of ways they can help.

ECPAT International

ECPAT International is a global network of organisations working together for the elimination of child prostitution, child pornography and the trafficking of children for sexual purposes. It seeks ensure that children everywhere enjoy their fundamental rights free and secure from all forms of commercial sexual exploitation.

Maiti Nepal

MAITI Nepal was born out of a crusade to protect Nepali girls and women from crimes like domestic violence, trafficking for flesh trade, child prostitution, child labor and various forms of exploitation and torture. A group of socially committed professionals like teachers, journalists and social workers together formed Maiti Nepal in 1993 to fight against all the social evils inflicted upon our female populace. Most of all, its special focus has always been on preventing trafficking for forced prostitution, rescuing flesh trade victims and rehabilitating them.

International Justice Mission

International Justice Mission is a human rights agency that brings rescue to victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression. IJM lawyers, investigators and aftercare professionals work with local officials to secure immediate victim rescue and aftercare, to prosecute perpetrators and to ensure that public justice systems – police, courts and laws – effectively protect the poor.

International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.

Love146

Slavery is still one of the darkest stories on our planet. But for Love146, the hope of abolition is a reality. Love146 believes in helping grow the movement of abolition while providing effective, thoughtful solutions. They believe in the power of Love and its ability to affect sustainable change. Love is the foundation of their motivation.

Her Future Coalition

Made by Survivors is an international nonprofit organization which employs and educates survivors of slavery and other human rights abuses, including women and children living in extreme poverty. Their programs create jobs in highly respected professions, with high wages, that develop business and leadership skills.

End Slavery Now

A Washington, DC-based nonprofit working to end modern slavery by developing a comprehensive platform for growing and advancing the anti-slavery movement. ESN’s tools integrate resources to allow members of the movement to efficiently coordinate their respective efforts to combat slavery, and allow information to be shared with, and resources directed toward, partners and other stakeholders.

Walk Free

There are many groups around the world working on the front line against slavery. Walk Free aims to amplify and extend their efforts by gathering a global membership, using social networks and new technologies, and organising campaigns and communities online and on the ground, making the fight against slavery a real priority across the world.

Humanity United

Humanity United is a foundation committed to building peace and advancing human freedom. We lead, support, and collaborate with a broad network of efforts, ideas, and organizations that share our vision of a world free of conflict and injustice.