As he cries out Turn and face the crowd As he cries out No one makes a sound As he cries out Before he hits the ground He cries out Where is your spirit now? Leave me when the time is near Leave me be in peace This is not the way you should remember me Have you nothing else to say? Final words of truth Forgive them, Father For they know not what they do. Dark days are coming Dark days So you should take shelter You should take shelter Dark days are coming Dark days are here.
Free the Slaves was founded in and is widely regarded as a pioneer and leader in the modern abolitionist movement. It provides groundbreaking research, advocacy to change government policies and business practices, compelling documentary films to spread awareness that slavery still exists and frontline field programs that free slaves and demonstrate the feasibility of eradicating slavery. Free the Slaves liberates slaves around the world, helps them rebuild their lives and formulates solutions to eradicate slavery forever. It utilizes world class research and compelling stories from the frontlines of slavery to convince the powerful and the powerless that we can end slavery. Our mission is to end slavery worldwide. We believe that ending slavery is an ambitious — and realizable — goal.
We exist to help ethical organisations demonstrate their commitment to human rights compliance to their stakeholders. We are ensuring that any human rights issues in their operations are identified, addressed and remediated. Within human rights violations, modern slavery is particularly troublesome.
It is a confronting reality that even in the present day, men, women and children all over the world remain victims of modern slavery. Women and girls are disproportionately vulnerable to modern slavery, accounting for 71 per cent of all victims. Our new report, Stacked Odds, examines how females are vulnerable to modern slavery throughout their life cycle. This publication highlights Commonwealth government action, and inaction, to tackle modern slavery.