News Round-up — April 25, 2014

News stories across the United States featured ATEST members and their efforts to combat human trafficking. This week, The New York Times highlighted the incredible work by Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and the Fair Food Program (FFP) to eradicate human trafficking and slavery conditions in the tomato industry in Florida. Check out this and other news pieces below:

News Stories

In Florida Tomato Fields, a Penny Buys Progress by Steven Greenhouse, The New York Times (April 24, 2014)

Students protest modern slavery by Jeremy Thomas, The Daily Texan (April 24, 2014)

Witness of a suspicious situation? Do not look away, eTurboNews (April 23, 2014)

Three Things You Don’t Know About Your Tomato by Sanjay Rawal, The Huffington Post (April 22, 2014)

PNoy, Obama urged to discuss anti-human trafficking efforts during Manila meet by Xianne Arcangel, GMA News Online (April 22, 2014)

Ending Modern Slavery Starts in the Boardroom by Farangis Abdurazokzoda, IPS-Inter Press Service (April 16, 2014)


The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) is a U.S. based coalition that advocates for solutions to prevent and end all forms of human trafficking and modern slavery around the world.

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