Check out this book review of powerful stories of the global slave trade-human trafficking. Not For Sale by David Batstone is an abolitionists’ guide. Dr. David Batstone is the founder and managing director of Just Business, a social impact investment firm. His portfolio of successful ventures includes REBBL, the “top new organic beverage in the USA” (); Z Shoes; Square Organics; and Not For Sale. As founder of Not For Sale, Batstone has connected business leaders. Girls Like Us by Rachel Lloyd Trafficked to Hell by R Flo Half the Sky by Nicholas D. Kristof Not for Sale by David Batstone Sold by Patricia McCormick.

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Recommendations from the activists. Slavery in San Francisco. I’m sure there are more in-depth and nuanced books on the topic. They will wipe away the tears of the oppressed and deliver justice batstoe the oppressors.

I have signed up for the weekly newsletter on the Not For Sale Campaign website to keep the issues in my consciousness. The impact of corruption.

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It breaks it in to a million pieces and makes you weep for distraught Cambodian girls stuck in a place where they are raped at least 12 times a night. Educating ourselves will perhaps make us stand up to the traffickers, governments, and corrupt police and legal systems, and take notice to the lives around us, and make it that abtstone more difficult for those profiting from this human slave trade.

This book tackles a distressing topic and examines the many forms of human trafficking that occurs across the world including forced workers, child labor, forced prostitution, and even child soldiers. Each chapter takes you through a different country and a different form of slavery, opening your eyes to the horrific travesties that are often occurring right under our noses.

The evolution of the traffickers. We don’t have to look far to find the victims who need our help. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. If you already know about human trafficking, this book probably will not enlighten you much. Since reading this book I have learned that I live in the state with the third highest amount of slaves in the US.


However, Batstone has little to say about the systemic problems that permit such slavery beyond poor law enforcement. Read reviews that mention human trafficking slave trade modern day david batstone get involved eye opening child soldiers global slave read this book must read united states around the world day slavery call to action make a difference highly recommend sale campaign sex slaves great job men and women. Batstone first learned about human trafficking i.

Unlike most non-fictional books, that either drag on with dull writing or obscure facts, this book was a breath of fresh air. These organizations rescue victims from sex trafficking and slavery, and they help to set the victims back on their feet with a new source of income.

The reader comes away fog an understanding of the many forms of modern day slavery, the conditions that give rise to it, and what can be done to davic it. Experts in the field of researching human trafficking estimate that approximately 26 million people are currently trafficked in the world. The impact of corruption. But its worth a try, right?

I always like to have at least one non-fiction going at a time. I wish he had offered more practical advice for people who want to help, but can’t make it to the different countries especially since it is occurring in the United States. This page book is composed of the following six chapters: Building a New Underground Railroad: Batstone does this by jot the stories of a select few victims of human trafficking as well as the lives of advocates and champions in the fight against human tor.

Your heart will break. Mar 02, Anatolikon rated it liked it Shelves: Instead I was heartened by the stories of people around the world conquering this issue in their own ways.

Read more Read less. Cambodia and Thailand, 2. And we gain an insight into the specific strategies these abolitionists deploy to bring about emancipation for the captives. Jan 13, Lauren rated it it was amazing. I really enjoyed this book and the information that it provided. btstone

Lastly, I should note that this book is covering a horrific subject, so rape and violence are talked about although not described in detail. Leveraging international diplomacy and its impact. It’s so much easier to stick our heads in a hole and pretend that all of this This is a book that everyone should read. Social Work Practice for Social Justice: Each chapter is a blending of two stories or more: The third chapter is about child soldiers in Uganda and the work of World Vision there.


The author has chosen a narrative savid in which he weaves together stories of lives – those of the innocent victims, the Angels of Darkness who enslave and exploit them, abtstone the Angels of Light who will leave no stone unturned to set the captives free.

Instead I end up having five going at a time, ten more on my bookshelf, and in all likelihood they will be outdated by the time I get to them. I feel Chinandega and other rural communities near Managua are the perfect spot for it to sky rocket. Don’t get me wrong, his efforts are truly admirable, but I have a decent job and I still lack the necessary funds to travel to travel out of the country.

An eye-opening book about the current form of human trafficking.

Not for Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade—and How We Can Fight It by David Batstone

For many, this book has been life changing! Despite the diverse locations and types of slavery, slavery and human trafficking stories have common themes. Interested in how you can make a difference in our world? Its not like I would have gotten around to reading it before now, anyway. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The author chronicles the lives of several real-life victims that have escaped slavery, and tells the story of some ministries and NGO’s non-governement organizations npt this global crisis with their various means and strategies.

Leveraging international diplomacy and its impact. It uses flashbacks to tell the different stories. Jesus As Pedagogue of the Oppressed.