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Mira Sorvino fights human trafficking

February 14th, 2013
12:42 AM ET

Actress and UNODC Goodwill Ambassador Mira Sorvino discusses her mission to help fight human trafficking. She has narrated CNN’s documentary “Mozambique or Bust” which first airs on CNN International on Friday February 15th at 1730 CET and is repeated at various times throughout next week.

Text: Oscar winner Mira Sorvino: We can all fight slavery

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  1. Ilda Maria Varela

    We are women of Mozambique in Mozambique. What is a woman in Mozambique? God knows we need your intervention.

    February 22, 2013 at 8:43 pm | Reply
  2. Ilda Maria Varela

    The UN and the World Baknk have been in Southern Africa for many years but poverty keep on growing like a cake in the oven. People are getting more and more poor. Perhaps those Institutions happen to forget What did they went to Southern Africa for and Why? Like blindes and deafs operating for and with very few Leaders who only got`ta get rich and wealth as fast as few Skandinavians and Skandinavian countries did and stil do. Ladies and Gentlemen, I believe that Mira Sorvino, Antonio Banderas, and others who worked and still work for their lifes day and night as Movie Stars and etc., would not be Able to` lift Southern Africas economy and people`s mentality faster than the United Nations have done for decades. I woukld like to proppose the project – re-think the role and rules of United Nations and World Bank for the best of humankind.

    Several Women of Africa have knocked the doors of United Nations in many countries of Europe and In Africa. All they get is information that you must follow this countries regulations, Get a valued Political Party membership Card, or no sorry you are African in Europe and did not embrance any European Citizanship. Ask for what is the alternative solution and UN will tell you: Q" Go back to Africa or other developed country and apply for help from there". Why do lovely people – actualy my Idols like f.ex., Antonio Banderas, now Mira Sorvino stand there trying to convence people that UN Human right is there for help? The poor will remain poor as long as United Nation and the World Bank mantain the Power and Control over the people and the economy of Africa. Solution to the problem is only to through Change.

    April 29, 2013 at 12:02 am | Reply
  3. Carolyn

    We commend you, Mira Sorvino, for your work towards this desperate cause. We are working for an organization now trying to do the same thing in Odessa, Ukraine. Human Trafficking in this city is raging right now. It is right on the port of Odessa where they are picked up and taken across the Black Sea wherever these monsters trick them into going. They think they are going for work and instead are sold into this unthinkable and detestable business. It is a project very special to our hearts and we wish we had someone of your stature helping us in this mission. We are working right now with girls to get them off the street and into a safe home where they can get the education they deserve, which they otherwise would not receive after leaving an orphanage. We also, and most importantly, teach them the love our Christ. They are fed, have warm beds, educated and taught of God's love. People need to stop complaining and start helping....just one girl (or boy) at a time, if necessary.

    May 18, 2013 at 2:50 pm | Reply

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