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Posts with tag: fair trade

February 22, 2012

Responding to child labor trafficking

What can we do to address human trafficking – particularly child labor trafficking?

The participants in the Central New York Presbytery Partnership Group seminar at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations identified the following ideas to use in their congregations, schools, and communities:

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November 21, 2011

Take opposition to sex slavery and trafficking on the road

TassaTagsLooking for a stocking stuffer?

Consider a TassaTag.

TassaTags are 4"x6" bright, hand-woven cotton luggage tags. TassaTags serve a much larger purpose than simply helping you spot your luggage.

Each purchase of a TassaTag supports ECPAT-USA (End Child Prostitution and Trafficking), a non-profit children's rights organization whose mission is to protect children in the US and abroad from commercial sexual exploitation. ECPAT-USA is a partner of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

TassaTags are fair trade products. Women at The Regina Center in Nongkhai, Thailand make the tags. This project enables women to stay in their villages and ...

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May 2, 2011

Celebrate World Fair Trade Day in May

World Fair Trade Day is celebrated the first two weeks in May in many places throughout the world. In the United States, World Fair Trade Day is coordinated by Fair Trade Resource Network. The theme for 2011 Fair Trade Day...

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February 25, 2011

What will I do?

Participants were asked to ponder "What will I do with what I have learned?" at the close of the Fab Five Seminar on climate change and its impacts at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. Responses included: Push my...

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October 9, 2010

Understanding is the key to success in Bolivia, pastor says

From the Presbyterian News Service: International Peacemaker "The Rev. Luis Perez Alanoca is pastor of the Independent Presbyterian Church in Bolivia and a professor of music. He is also the president of the Independent Presbyterian Church in Bolivia. He is...

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