women

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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beauty

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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wedding

What Does A Lady Put on To A 5 PM Wedding To Look Modern But Not

The one demanding thing the Greatest Man has to do through the wedding and wedding reception is give that best man speech. The wedding cake has all the time been a symbolic inclusion to any wedding and the tradition of cake smashing, or breaking the cake over the bride’s head actually dates again to Roman occasions. Wedding thank you messages from bride and groom. They will have the ability to let you know what precisely their conventional dress is so to put on one.

Dupioni and shantung are wonderful for a November wedding at any time of the day. Weddings are usually aggravating and the very last thing the bride wants is her wedding ruined by a poorly pulled-off prank. Its never to early to begin planning your wedding day. Different names for a shivaree are “bridegroom hazing” and “horning parties.” The chums would arrive often after dark with huge … Read More

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