Check out this book review of powerful stories of the global slave trade-human trafficking. Not For Sale by David Batstone is an abolitionists’ guide. Dr. David Batstone is the founder and managing director of Just Business, a social impact investment firm. His portfolio of successful ventures includes REBBL, the “top new organic beverage in the USA” (); Z Shoes; Square Organics; and Not For Sale. As founder of Not For Sale, Batstone has connected business leaders. Girls Like Us by Rachel Lloyd Trafficked to Hell by R Flo Half the Sky by Nicholas D. Kristof Not for Sale by David Batstone Sold by Patricia McCormick.

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Or in Uganda where young men sxle forced to become child soldiers and kill mercilessly. While some may be put off by the vivid and disturbing stories about the horrors of modern-day slavery, it isn’t all doom and gloom in this book.

Read this book, research trafficking. Abolitionists and volunteers often receive death threats and must be prepared in case of a violent situation arising. Batstone stayed true to his objective: The author has chosen a narrative form in which he weaves together stories of lives – those of the innocent victims, the Angels of Darkness who enslave and exploit them, and the Angels of Light who will leave no stone unturned to nog the captives free.

Gifting of the Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available. We don’t have to look far to find the victims who need our help. It is a mind-changing, inspirational book that is a call for action.

How the rich and powerful can work around a corrupt system. Building a New Underground Railroad: To get a basic run down on what trafficking is, check out the post Human Trafficking I have signed up for the weekly newsletter on the Not For Sale Campaign website to keep the issues in my consciousness.


In summary, “Not For Sale” is a captivating book that must be read. They set an example of taking a stand, beginning “from a single act of kindness to fighting for justice on a grander scale”.

David Batstone provides numerous websites for those who are interested in pursuing the topic further and provides great tips on how we can make a difference and help. Share your thoughts with other customers.

I believe we have a responsibility to educate ourselves and read books like this; it could so easily be us in these precarious, detestable situations. And Batstone does give you some tools for doing so, aside from leaving your husbands and children and flying to Chiang Mai.

Mar 16, Jason Sixsmith rated it really liked it.

It’s so much easier to stick our heads in a hole and pretend that all of this ugliness doesn’t happen anymore. The Return of the Global Slave Trade – and How We Can Fight Itin which he wrote about human trafficking and how social inequality and poverty make it easy for traffickers to find girls to traffick.

Showing of reviews. A sound strategy on what can be done to fight the davkd of human trafficking.

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Batstone has written 5 novels, Not For Sale being dedicated to the 30 million trapped in slavery. It’s a well-written, well-researched, fascinating look at the evil of global human trafficking. Quotes from Not for Sale: Still, I am glad I read it and it does have plenty of facts nicely cited. The heart wrenching truths are not told in solitude as they are always connected to the work of abolitionists standing up for the rights and freedoms these slaves deserve. Abolitionists do not have it easy.

I feel Chinandega and other rural communities near Managua are the perfect spot for it sals sky rocket. The evolution of the traffickers. Batstone does a wonderful job of inspiring a modern-day abolitionist. Batstone fog his stories to overwhelm the reader through vivid and very disturbing descriptions of each of the victims’ stories. The traffickers gain power over their victims by first recruiting those with little social power, often taking advantage of a crisis in a family or community.


Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. While I wish this book had a bit more info for the average person, it does give a pretty conclusive look at the issue of human trafficking and will hopefully encourage a bit more conversation about a tough topic.

It is time to do something. But if, like me, you aren’t sure where to start, this is probably a good first read. This book ssale a must-read. The book is set up in chapters covering sexual slaves in Cambodia and Thailand, the child soldiers of Uganda, sexual exploitation in Europe, the lost children of Peru, and even slavery in our own backyards in the US.

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The tools of the slave traders and how they use them for their evil purposes. Second, the movement hopes to use and strengthen laws against slavery and address the corruption in many locales that causes members of the justice system to look the other way or even sals in the slave trade.

Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon. I still have no idea where God is leading me in this passion but my heart is stirring. The wonderful inspirational stories of the many activists who care. It isn’t famous for trafficking.