Tag Archives: modern-day slavery

Child Slavery – Today On Twitter

Testing a new site, Twilert, I decided to see what kinds of conversations might take place around Child Slavery on Twitter. Here’s what I found.

@canadagood : Interesting article on modern child slavery with a shout-out for Craig Kielberger’s http://www.freethechildren.com

@channelone : Cambodian Anti-Prostitution Activist Wins Human Rights Award: A survivor of child slavery and prostitu.. http://tinyurl.com/5s7cmh

@mkbwsu : ReTweet from @clifmimschild slavery: An Abomination

Conclusion: There wasn’t nearly enough conversation taking place on Twitter about this enormous problem today. I’m going to monitor this for a bit and see what turns up. If the days to come are like this one, something needs to be done to step up the conversation.

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