45.8 Million Currently Living in Slavery

45.8 Million Currently Living in Slavery

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According to a new report there are currently an estimated 45.8 million people in slavery around the world in 167 different countries. The study done by Walk Free Foundation recently published their data in their 2016 Global Slavery Index. The study saw a 28% increase from the previous study done two years prior. The organization attributed the increase to better data collection and research. Thus whether slavery is increasing or decreasing is still unclear.

According to the report, India is ranked the worst in total numbers with 18.35 million in slavery alone. North Korea has the highest per capita level with 4.37% of their population in slavery. The United States falls relatively low on the list, however it still clocks in with over 57,000 estimated people trapped in slavery.

The good news of the repost is that it stated “significant progress” was found in antislavery actions by governments. This…

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The Ihf Pulse is out! Edition for May 13, 2016

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thenextweb.com – “Every startup has a story to tell. From the conception of an idea, to the first lines of code, early hires, and preliminary funding rounds – every company has a unique narrative…” (Continue reading here.)

NonProfit or “For Purpose” — Where does your organization belong? – American News Report shared by @NonprofitsDaily

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News reports of non-profit executives traveling first class or spending lavishly on conferences and retreats get a lot of attention, often rightly so.  No one, in or out of the non-profit industry — and especially those of us who regularly donate to our favorite causes and charities — wants to condone wasteful spending or charitable leadership that gets “too big for its britches…..” (Continue reading here.)

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“Adolescents – defined by the United Nations as those between the ages of 10 and 19 – number 1.2 billion in the world today, making up 16 per cent of the world’s population. As children up to the age of 18, most adolescents are protected under the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet, their vulnerabilities and needs often remain unaddressed…” (Continue reading here.)

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Top 10 #ScientificBenefitsOfCompassion #Infographic #Compassion #Giving #LifeOfService

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SEPPäLä, EMMA.  2014. Top 10 Scientific Benefits of Compassion (Infographic)  [Web:] www.emmaseppala.com.  [Date of Access:] 5 April 2016

The IHF Pulse is out!! Edition for Friday, March 25, 2016

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How to Start Your Own Nonprofit  (Shared by Non-profits Daily) www­.huffingtonpost­.com – Nonprofit organizations often come from the heart. They can begin with a goal of addressing a social or community issue or need. Making money may not be on the priority list. But you can still set …

 

 

How the Chicago Charity Challenge Reinvents Corporate Giving (Shared by NonProfitNews24) www­.triplepundit­.com – People want to work for and do business with companies that give to charities, whether in volunteer hours or financial contributions. As a result, corporations are increasingly seeking ways to show…

 

 

 

Denbighshire charity bosses deny pocketing donations meant for homeless veterans – Daily Post (Shared by NonProfitNews24) www­.dailypost­.co­.uk – The bosses of a charity raising money for homeless ex-soldiers have denied pocketing public donations after being arrested as part of a police investigation. Three members of staff of Rhyl-based So…

 

 

 

Nonprofit showcase: Opera Fairbanks (Shared by NonProfitNews24) www­.newsminer­.com – Mission statement: We provide performance, educational and promotional opportunities to Alaskans through the operatic arts. What services or activities do you provide? This is our 10th year of prod..

 

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