Quotations

Miya Yamanouchi

Quotations 2 Miya Y“Self-respect by definition is a confidence and pride in knowing that your behavior is both honorable and dignified. Therefore when you harass or vilify another person, you not only disrespect them, but you also. -Respect yourself by respecting others.”

Miya Yamanouchi (An empowerment counsellor at My Counselling Service Australia and author)

Joy Jennings

Quotations 3 Joy Jennings“I am not your dog that you whistle for; I’m not a stray animal you call over, and I am not, I never have been, nor will I ever be, your “baby”!

Joy Jennings (Australian author)

Anita Hill

Quotations 4“Women who accuse men, particularly powerful men, of harassment are often confronted with the reality of the men’s sense that they are more important than women, as a group.” 

Anita Hill (American attorney and academic)

Naomi Wolf

 Quotations 5 Naomi Wolf“Beauty provokes harassment, the law says, but it looks through men's eyes when deciding what provokes it.” 

Naomi Wolf (Progressives American author, journalist and and author)

Gretchen Carlson

Quotations 6 gretchencarlson“We're not going to fix the sexual harassment epidemic unless we can acknowledge that this is not a women's issue, this is a man's issue. The burden should not be on the shoulders of women only to solve this, because we can't do it alone and it's not fair. We're seeing now the tsunami of all these women coming forward, which is such a blessing. But the tipping point will be when men in the workplace decide to be our allies.”

Gretchen Carlson (American television commentator an author)

Barack Hussein Obama

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“It ought to concern every person, because it is a debasement of our common humanity. It ought to concern every community, because it tears at our social fabric. It ought to concern every business, because it distorts markets. It ought to concern every nation, because it endangers public health and fuels violence and organized crime. I’m talking about the injustice, the outrage, of human trafficking, which must be called by its true name - modern slavery.”

Barack Hussein Obama (American politician who served as 44th President of the United States)

Dillon Burroughs

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“What if every church in America had a ministry to stand against modern slavery?”

Dillon Burroughs (An American writer)

Jen Lilley

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“Human trafficking is the illegal trade of human beings, mainly for the purposes of commercial sexual exploitation and forced labor. In short, it's modern day slavery.”

Jen Lilley (An American actress and singer)

David Batstone

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“The main challenge Not For Sale is big and it is modern day slavery, which is a $32billion dollar industry second to the illegal trade of drugs and arms.”

David Batstone (An ethics professor at the University of San Francisco)

Marquita Burke-DeJesus

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“No matter what chains are broken, slavery is a condition of the heart.”

Marquita Burke-DeJesus (A radically ordinary woman and author from Los Angeles)

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