What does injustice look like?
Did you know that 90% of forced labour takes place in the private economy-homes, local businesses & multinational supply chains.
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Violence is as much a part of what it means to be poor as being hungry, sick, homeless, or jobless. In fact, as we shall see, violence is frequently the problem that poor people are most concerned about. It is one of the core reasons they are poor in the first place, and one of the primary reasons they stay poor. Indeed, we will simply never be able to win the battle against extreme poverty unless we address it
The Locust Effect
Human trafficking earns profits of roughly $150 billion a year for traffickers, according to the International Labour Organisation report from 2014
Info taken from www.humanrightsfirst.org
An estimated 15,000 women and girls are murdered each year in India in family disputes over dowry-the payment of cash or goods made by the bride's family to the grooms family
UN Women Indicators On Violence Against Women 2008