Christians combat human trafficking in Canada
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Christians combat human trafficking in Canada

Gaining international attention through awareness movements like Not For Sale and the Polaris Project, human trafficking is “the act of recruitment, transportation, harbouring or receipt of persons . . . by means of threat or use of force or other forms of coercion . . . for the purpose of exploitation,” according the U.N., which recently estimated that there are 29.8 million people in slavery globally.

Permitted to learn
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Permitted to learn

Before that Talib boarded her school bus and shot her in the forehead, she was already blogging against the Taliban’s systematic oppression of girls’ education. All through her painful recovery, through death threats and intimidation, she was not silenced. Even now, trying to quantify the importance of her ongoing advocacy and obvious success is daunting: the Nobel Prize looks small by comparison.