News

  • Congratulations to the Alliance's Jeff Gunn and friend Emmanuel Jal, who are featured in issue 53 of Avenue Magazine in Scotland entitled "Making Music that Matters." For more information about Emmanuel Jal, visit: http://www.we-want-peace.com/
    Jan 08, 2013 - 5:23 pm
  • 20 Minutos interviewed AAMS for a special feature on modern slavery in their recent issue marking the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery this past December 2nd.
    Dec 06, 2012 - 1:02 am
  • Learning for Hope
    We are pleased to announce that the vocational centre for survivors of sex trafficking led by our partner in Peru, Learning for Hope, is now open! The centre also provides services to girls from local orphanages in Cusco. It offers computer classes, corporate secretarial training, and esthetician/hair training. On Sunday, November 18th, Learning for Hope will be participating in two fundraising...
    Nov 09, 2012 - 9:40 pm
  • TEMEDT wins Anti-Slavery Award
    We are pleased to announce that Ibrahim Ag Idbaltanat of TEMEDT, our partner in Mali, has won an Anti-Slavery Award!
    Oct 25, 2012 - 3:31 pm
  • MAST
    We are pleased to announce that Ontario Coalition Members Stan and Aura Burditt were featured on 100 Huntley Street. Produced By: Magdalene John Human Trafficking is a huge global issue, every year millions of people are caught in forced labour and sexual exploitation. Many think this is solely a women's issue but as Magdalene John found out, there is one local man who is taking steps to make...
    Oct 10, 2012 - 8:14 pm
  • An Alberta company owned by a St. Paul priest has pleaded guilty to bringing in Polish workers under false pretenses. Father Lipinski, his wife Angela and business partner Calvin Steinhauer were initially charged with human trafficking in a case that goes back to 2005. The charges against the three accused have now been dropped and their company, Kihew Energy, has pleaded guilty to lesser charges...
    Oct 10, 2012 - 7:35 pm
  • The Learning Network's September Newsletter focuses entirely on human trafficking. As the Network states,
    Oct 01, 2012 - 12:00 am
  • Forced Marriage is a form of Human Trafficking
    At 10:30am on Friday September 21, the South Asian Women's Centre officially launched SAWC a guide package entitled "Forced Marriage is a form of Human Trafficking." Minister Kathleen Wynne, Minister Municipal Affairs & Housing (MAH) Minister Aboriginal Affairs were present to release it. SAWC also released a brochure funded by the law foundation on the same day. For...
    Sep 21, 2012 - 12:00 am
  • AAMS friend and international peace champion, Emmanuel Jal, was badly beaten by local police in JUBA last night (08/09/12). He is currently undergoing checks in hospital. The world renowned artist is visiting his home country of South Sudan to highlight International Peace Day with an anticipated business gala & concert on 20 and 21 September
    Sep 09, 2012 - 11:10 pm
  • This summer, AAMS teamed up with 25 York U Sociology (2060A Tutorial 4) students. Working in collaboration with AAMS and Professor Peter Dawson, the students created 27 care packages with over $1,500 worth of products for 4 front-line organizations that work with survivors.    They also designed t-shirts, signed Mali petitions, helped with the Emmanuel Jal We Want Peace Rally on July...
    Aug 08, 2012 - 9:38 pm