Friday, 8 October 2010

Real Men Don't Buy Girls

Sourced from USA Today

Sep 23, 2010 - At the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) today, husband and wife activists Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore announced the official launch of "Real Men Don't Buy Girls" campaign.

"Not many people are aware that yesterday was the anniversary of the Lincoln's signing of the Emancipation Proclamation," said Kutcher to a packed room of reporters. "The assumption is that slavery is a thing of the past. But there are more slaves in the world today than ever before. There are currently 27 million human slaves."

The "Real Men Don't Buy Girls" campaign aims to raise awareness about the problem of child sex slavery, and stifle demand for child sexual exploitation and child pornography - an issue that they first learned about at last year's CGI.

"There is no way we could live in this world, and not do something about it," Kutcher said.

After traveling to the U.S.-Mexico border last January to gather field evidence on the issue, they soon launched the Demi & Ashton (DNA) Foundation from which this campaign will operate. They have also created a Technology Task Force, involving leaders in Silicon Valley and elsewhere to mobilize the resources that will curb demand and expose those engaging in the practice. Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey and Microsoft's Pamela Passman were on stage to announce their company's support of the campaign.

"Real men don't buy girls. They protect them...We're recruiting real men who have the courage to stand up against this issue," Moore added at the end.
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Total - 120,836

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2. Frequent Traveller
Amazon Kindle - 35277
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Amazon Kindle - 281
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5. Drive On Hope (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle - 190
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6. Blog-A-Licious Directory 2012
Amazon Kindle - 1
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7. Pandora's Reading Room 1
Amazon Kindle -
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8. The Cat That Barked (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle -

9. Dora's Essentials - Examining Anxiety
Amazon Kindle -

10. Dora's Essentials - Books, Blogs & Smiles 2
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11. Elevenses from Around the World
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12. Genetically Modified Foods vs. Sustainability
Amazon Kindle -

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