Report: 29 million girls, women victims of modern slavery

UNITED NATIONS — A new report estimates that 29 million women and girls are victims of modern slavery, exploited by practices including forced labor, forced marriage, debt-bondage and domestic servitude.

Grace Forrest, co-founder of the Walk Free anti-slavery organization, said Friday that means one in every 130 women and girls is living in modern slavery today, more than the population of Australia.

“The reality is that there are more people living in slavery today than any other time in human history,” she told a U.N. news conference.

Walk Free defines modern slavery “as the systematic removal of a person’s freedom, where one person is exploited by another for personal or financial gain,” she said.

Forrest said the global estimate of one in 130 women and girls living in modern slavery was made based on work by Walk Free, the International Labor Organization and the International Organization for Migration, both U.N.

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Pittance Chamber Music Presents MODERN BEAUTY

The programs will now premiere streaming online in three episodes.

Pittance Chamber Music Presents MODERN BEAUTY

Pittance Chamber Music, which presents the extraordinary musicians who perform in the pit at the Los Angeles Opera, presents Modern Beauty with special guest GRAMMY and EMMY-winning pianist Gloria Cheng.

Recorded during the pandemic, the programs will now premiere streaming online in three episodes, and will include artist and composer interviews with special tributes to Steven Stucky. One of today’s most respected and revered interpreters of contemporary repertoire, Cheng has been lauded in the Washington Post, New York Times and LA Weekly for her “breathtaking”, “exhilarating” and “broadly expressive” performances.

For this program she joins colleagues from the LA Opera Orchestra, bassoonist Judith Farmer, clarinetist Donald Foster and oboist Jennifer Cullinan, in a program of favorite chamber music pieces by composers with whom Cheng has collaborated – among them Billy Childs, Esa-Pekka Salonen, John Harbison, Steven Stucky and Gernot Wolfgang,

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How To Gown In A Modern Classic, Rockabilly Fashion

The fashion trade may be very sophisticated. Then the most sought materials like cotton, polyster, chiffon, crush supplies utilized in assorted iconoclastic designs and styles. Still the staple, primary element of the American wardrobe, denims have returned to traditional types together with the reappearance of classic kinds like the flannel lined denims of the Nineteen Fifties.

It applies to all fields of the fashion business, be it road clothes, prepared-to-wear clothes or of any other type. Accessories can fully change the best way you look, even when you are sporting the same garments. The dreamy bohemian fashionista performs with lengthy maxi skirts, smooth flirty tunic caftans, embroidered clothes and earthy stonewashed fabrics.

Quickly check online for the scheduled date of this tremendously thrilling affair for fashion aficionados and take a decide amongst which fashion inspirations you’d get from the assorted collections of different fashion designers flaunting their work on the … Read More

Modern 50’s Fashion

The realm of fashion design, by its sheer glamour and style, has all the time been thrilling and intriguing. Must be that there are extra men carrying Vanity Fair than there are girls in them. Upcycled saris made into skirts and dresses, the fun and playful look is straightforward to decorate and also you create a fashion assertion like no different as these are so distinctive and considered one of a kind.

Georgette tunic clothes as seaside cowl ups, or use the white shift attire for yoga and meditation, including on equipment just like the earthing malabeads and copper bracelets, searching for nature and connecting to mother earth. Attract, Cosmopolitan, Elle and Vogue are simply a few of the many fashion magazines you may depend on. Fashion type inspirations are additionally discovered on TV and film the place you’ll be able to simply see what model celebrities are sporting.

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