September 6th, 2011
08:22 PM ET

Despite death threats, activists continue mission to bring kids better life

Emmanuel Otoo is a man with a simple message: Poverty is not a reason to sell children into slavery.

For many people, that's a pretty obvious sentiment. But if you come from Otoo's background, it's easy to see why he would say that. He's the Ghana Director for the non-profit group Free the Slaves, and it's his mission to make parents understand that selling their children isn't going to bring anyone a better life.


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Topics: Solutions
September 6th, 2011
09:09 AM ET

Tech tools to help battle slavery

How can you use technology to take that important stand against modern slavery?

CNN's John Defterios talked with Alec Ross, senior adviser for innovation to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, about some ways everyone can help.

Topics: Solutions