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  • April 01, 2015: The Freedom Project has a new look - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery
    The CNN Freedom Project now has a new look – you can find it here, at cnn.com/freedom.
  • March 25, 2015: The fight against child sex trafficking - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery
    In 2013, the Freedom Project went to Cambodia with Oscar-winning actress and UNODC Goodwill Ambassador against Human Trafficking Mira Sorvino. The result was "Every Day in Cambodia: A CNN Freedom Project Documentary" - which looked at child sex trafficking in the country. Just this month, it was named "outstanding documentary" by the Alliance for Women […]
  • March 25, 2015: The Freedom Project so far - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery
    Today, tens of millions of people are enslaved worldwide. It’s a global problem, affecting people on every continent, and for the last four years The CNN Freedom Project has been shining a light on modern-day slavery. Here, we look back at the Freedom Project so far, remembering some of the stories we have covered, and […]
  • February 13, 2015: Business can break slavery chains - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery
    Editor’s Note: Tammy Lee Stanoch is the Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Carlson. She has more than a decade of executive leadership experience in the airline and travel industry. The opinions expressed are her own. I have an 11-year-old daughter and, as a mother, would risk everything to keep her safe.  So today, I shuddered to […]
  • January 30, 2015: Crowd sourcing to fight human trafficking - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery
    By Leif Coorlim A van and a set of benches. In the global fight to end human trafficking, they are probably not the first weapons that come to mind. But on the ground in places like Cambodia and India, anti-trafficking advocates say these are tools are at the top of their wish lists. “We have over 350 […]