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5 Common Myths about Human Trafficking

Today, July 30th is UN’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Human trafficking has gotten a lot of attention over the years in the media, and while most people have an understanding of the problem. It is especially important to go through some common myths, because when we understand what trafficking is and why it occurs then we can know what we can do about it.   Myth #1: Human trafficking refers only to the sex industry Trafficking in persons is a modern form of slavery, and it is the largest manifestation of slavery today. According to the State department...

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Summer Markets!

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Sewing New Futures will be in some markets this summer! Please come out and visit us if we are in your area. If you are interested in selling SNF products in a truck show at home with your friends, at a school or church event or in a local market please contact us! Our volunteers are a huge part of our organization and make a significant impact to our survivors in New Delhi, India.     

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Fashion Revolution

Fashion Revolution

On 24 April 2013, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed. 1,138 people died and another 2,500 were injured, making it the fourth largest industrial disaster in history. This ignited a long overdue call-to-arms by a concerned group of educators, designers, journalists and consumers, Fashion Revolution Day was created as a global movement to commemorate those lives lost, while promoting a conversation around supply chain transparency. Fashion Revolution is a global movement calling for a fairer, safer, cleaner, more transparent fashion industry. It’s why we, Sewing New Futures are proud as a organization to have complete transparency. We can tell you exactly...

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SNF is growing! Learn how to get involved.

SNF is growing! Learn how to get involved.

This summer, while I (Kristin- check our SNF team page to know who we are) was still in New Delhi. Candice and I "switched" places; she moved to New Delhi and I came back to the States after 6 years in New Delhi this fall! It was very clear that our work space in New Delhi was too small. Artisans, kids and staff were tripping over each other.   Monika, who is our fearless social worker and leader on the ground in India searched for new spaces for months. A frustrating process in Najafgarh. Most landlords won't rent to us...

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