Voice of Freedom is proud to have work by women on our project showcased at The Rights Lab, which ‘gathers some of the most impactful images and collections in the contemporary anti-slavery moment.’ See our work here.
PIAM ONLUS—Progetto Integrazione Accoglienza Migranti — ‘Thousands of women and girls are being trafficked to Italy from Nigeria, into a life of forced prostitution. Abused and desperately vulnerable, they have a champion in Princess Okokon, who was herself trafficked from Nigeria in 1999. Okokon fled her captors, and, with her husband, Alberto, set up the NGO Piam Onlus. Together they have helped hundreds of women in Asti and Sicily to escape their traffickers, giving them refuge and support’ Guardian, 8 August 2016
Survivors — the results of a three-week photographic workshop with nine survivors of Acid Violence at the Acid Survivors Foundation, Islamabad, Pakistan. The workshops, led by Diego Ibarra Sánchez with the help of Myra Iqbalaimed, aimed to empower survivors to describe their internal and external landscapes through the lens.
Let Us Learn — ‘Let us Learn is a group of young migrants, who are proud to call the UK home. It is our ambition that all migrants should have the chance to contribute fully to British society. We aim to inspire other young people to take a lead in their schools and communities, and can offer practical support and training. We want to ensure our voices are heard by policy makers and by everyone in this country. We believe that if we all work together, we can create a united and fair society that benefits every one of us.’
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