By: Nell Green For every one victim of sex trafficking in the U.S., there are nine victims of labor trafficking. We must recognize and address labor trafficking with the same vigilance as sex trafficking. Here are 5 ways to do that.
By: Pam Strickland Horrible things like child labor and slavery happen around the world, but you aren't involved in that, right? Unfortunately, you are. But you can be part of the solution by seeking more ways to buy fair trade.
By: Joe LaGuardia The fair trade movement, focused on obtaining needed food while sufficiently and fairly supporting the farmers and manufacturers who make it, is breaking through in the Christian world.
More than 27 million people are enslaved in the world. About 10 percent are children working 12-hour shifts on cocoa farms with machetes and pesticides. You can help put an end to it. (Photo: Fairtrade Label)
A free-market think-tank issued a scathing report against the fair trade movement, which works to help the world's poorest regions. Great Britain's BMS World Mission, which supports the movement, hit back.
Nestle will use fair trade chocolate in its KitKat bars in the United Kingdom and Ireland beginning in January. The move will benefit 6,000 cocoa farmers in the Ivory Coast, providing them with fairer prices.