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Beauty for Freedom and The Line Present Project Ghana “World Day Against Child Labor” Panel Discussion
June 13th 7-9pm
Featuring Survivor of Child Slavery and President of Challenging Heights James Kofi-Annan, Emmy award-winning journalist Benjamin Skinner, Survivor/Advocate Ima Matul, Rescue & Recovery Specialist Vincent Lyn, Motivational Speaker, and Rwandan Genocide Survivor Consolee Nishimwe and Activist Melissa Jane Kronfeld
Moderated by Former Ohio Senate Democratic Leader Capri S. Cafaro
In solidarity of World Day Against Child Labor, NYC-based anti-trafﬁcking organization Beauty for Freedom (BFF) and The Line present a panel discussion at The Apartment by The Line (76 Greene St, New York, NY 3rd Floor, 10012) Tuesday, June 13th 7-9pm featuring founder of Ghanaian anti-labor trafficking organization Challenging Heights(CH), activist and survivor of child slavery James Kofi-Annan who will be joined by Moderator and Former Ohio State Representative Capri S. Cafaro, panelist and Emmy award-winning journalist Benjamin Skinner, panelist and survivor/advocate Ima Matul, Motivational Speaker and Rwandan Genocide Survivor Consolee Nishimwe, Rescue & Recovery Specialist Vincent Lyn and Activist/Journalist Melissa Jane Kronfeld. Music for the evening will be curated by celebrity DJ and influencer Valissa Yoe. The panel will serve as a fundraiser CH’s 5 year plan to end child trafﬁcking in Ghana. Human trafﬁcking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labor. The International Labor Organization estimates that 21 million people around the globe are victims of forced labor annually with 168 million children still in child labor.
Each year on June 12th, the World Day Against Child Labor brings together governments, employers and workers organizations, civil society, as well as millions of people from around the world to highlight the plight of child laborers and what can be done to help them. Beauty for Freedom is dedicated to incredible organizations like Challenging Heights doing their part to end this global tragedy.