"The United Nations works for the entire human family of seven billion people, and cares for the earth, our one and only home." Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this...

United Nations Day

United Nations Day

United Nations Day is devoted to making known to people of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations Organization. United Nations Day is part of United Nations Week, which runs from 20 to 26 October. In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly...

Hope For Every Girl (Anti-Slavery Day)

Hope for Justice exists to see the end of human trafficking in our generation. To find out more about how we plan to do that, visithopeforjustice.org.uk

The Human Trafficking Foundation (HTF) is a UK-based charity which grew out of the work of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Human Trafficking. HTF was created in order to support and add value to the work of the many charities and agencies operating to combat...

Bittersweet – A tale of modern slavery

Bittersweet is a stop motion animation about the daily routine of Alima, a 14-year-old girl who was trafficked from Mali to become an enslaved child in a West African cocoa plantation. The story reveals the everyday struggles of enduring...

Anti-Slavery Day was created to raise awareness of modern slavery and to inspire government, business and individuals to eliminate it. Visit the website: http://www.antislaveryday.com/

Photos that bear witness to modern slavery

Photographer Lisa Kristine travels the world documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery. She shares hauntingly beautiful images — miners in the Congo, bricklayers in Nepal —...

Unchosen is a unique charity that uses short film and animation to tell people about Modern Slavery in the UK. We believe that short film and animation have a special power to communicate the complexities of slavery in the UK today. Visit the...

What do you see?

What do you see?

A great video for the classroom, this animation shows how Modern Slavery works in the UK. Please visit the website to watch: What Do You See?

Anti-Slavery Day

Anti-Slavery Day

The Anti-slavery Day Act 2010 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom to introduce a national day to raise awareness of the need to eradicate all forms of slavery, human trafficking and exploitation. Anti-Slavery Day is 18 October.[1] The main provision of...

Five Cents

  https://vimeo.com/28326413 This video was screened during the Commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, that took place at the United Nations in October 17, 2012. It is part of a feature-length documentary I am producing as a...

Fournier 10 Years

On the occasion of the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Celebrating 10 years providing work to artisans in Bolivia.

UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

To mark this year's UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on the 17 October and the recent release of our 'Poverty Barrier' research, we are very excited to be hosting a special, one-off online video-chat with the UN Special...

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is an international observance celebrated every year on October 17 throughout the world. It was officially recognised by the United Nations,[1] but the first commemoration of the event took place in Paris, France,...

Family Farming is the focus of World Food Day 2014 The 2014 World Food Day theme - Family Farming: “Feeding the world, caring for the earth” - has been chosen to raise the profile of family farming and smallholder farmers. It focuses world attention on the significant...

World Food Day 2014: Family Farming

Repositioning family farming at the centre of agricultural, environmental and social policies in national agendas is a top priority at the UN's FAO. That has been the focus of the International Year 2014. So just what are...

World Food Day

World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. The day is celebrated widely by many other organisations concerned with food security,...

Just two years ago, the UN declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child to raise awareness about all issues concerning gender inequality around the world. It’s a day when activist groups come together under the same goal to highlight, discuss, and...

A girl who demanded school

Kakenya Ntaiya made a deal with her father: She would undergo the traditional Maasai rite of passage of female circumcision if he would let her go to high school. Ntaiya tells the fearless story of...

Dare to educate Afghan girls

Imagine a country where girls must sneak out to go to school, with deadly consequences if they get caught learning. This was Afghanistan under the Taliban, and traces of that danger remain...

250 MILLION ADOLESCENT GIRLS LIVE IN POVERTY. THEY ARE THE MOST POWERFUL FORCE FOR CHANGE ON THE PLANET. Girls can play a crucial role in solving the most persistent development problems we face in the world today. When we include girls in education, health and...

International Day of the Girl Child

International Day of the Girl Child

International Day of the Girl Child is an international observance day declared by the United Nations; it is also called the Day of the Girl and the International Day of the Girl. October 11, 2012, was the first Day of the Girl. The observation supports more...

Human rights: what could be more British than that?

The surprising story of how a British Conservative politician played a key role in creating the European Convention on Human Rights. Inspired by the life and words of David Maxwell Fyfe (1900-1967). Created by Met Film School and RightsInfo...

World Teachers Day

World Teachers’ Day, held annually on October 5th since 1994, commemorates teachers’ organizations worldwide. Its aim is to mobilize support for teachers and to ensure that the needs of future generations will continue to be met by teachers....

UNESCO proclaimed 5 October to be World Teachers’ Day in 1994, celebrating the great step made for teachers on 5 October 1966, when a special intergovernmental conference convened by UNESCO in Paris adopted the UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of...

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