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Where Will You Be This Summer?

Posted by in African Diaspora, Art and Culture, Asia, Citizen Diplomacy, Environment & Sustainability, Health and Healing, Human trafficking, Indigenous Rights, Labor and Economy, Latin America, Middle East, Peace and Conflict, Spirituality and Religion, Women, Youth on 1st April, 2014 | No Comments

Photo by Fernanda LeMarie, Cancilleria del EcuadorSummer is on our minds here at the Global Exchange office in San Francisco, CA, where we’re already getting a taste of warm weather days. As you make your Summer travel plans we invite you to join us on a Reality Tour to diverse regions of the world to learn about indigenous resistance to corporate economy, ending human trafficking, and to make lasting people-to-people ties.
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Blog Action Day: Reality Tours Explore Human Rights in Uganda

Posted by in Africa, African Diaspora, Human trafficking, Partner and Trip Leader Stories on 16th October, 2013 | 5 Comments

2010.07.21-027Today we are excited to participate in Blog Action Day, an annual event where bloggers from around the world come together to focus on and write about one topic. This year’s topic is “Human Rights.” Learn about important human rights issues in Uganda.
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Wanjiku Mwangi, Uganda Program Officer Shares Her Story

Posted by in Africa, Guest Posts, Human trafficking, Partner and Trip Leader Stories on 23rd May, 2012 | 1 Comment

Wanjiku_Mwangi_headshotWanjiku Mwangi helps Reality Tours organize and facilitate Uganda delegations focused on the issue of human trafficking. She explains more about this and the lasting impacts of these trips in this latest guest post.
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Taking Action Against Sex Tourism and Trafficking, With Luggage Tags?

Posted by in Asia, Human trafficking, Labor and Economy, Youth on 19th April, 2012 | 2 Comments

Creating the Tassa Tags at the Regina CenterTassaTag is a project of ECPAT-USA and stands for Travelers Take Action Against Sex Slavery and Trafficking. Check out their luggage tags and hear how this project began.
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ECPAT’s Code of Conduct Helps Confront Negative Impacts of Tourism

Posted by in Civil Rights, Human trafficking, Women, Youth on 5th April, 2012 | 1 Comment

kampotwalk-cambo-300x198Reality Tours has promoted meaningful travel since 1989. We know socially responsible tourism benefits the host economy and that the more local people benefit from tourism, the more likely it is that women receive these benefits. However, there are many negative impacts associated with mass tourism. Sex tourism is an egregious and growing trend that […]
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Understanding Uganda Reality Tours: Part 2

Posted by in Africa, Citizen Diplomacy, Human trafficking on 21st February, 2012 | 1 Comment

Malia in UgandaYesterday I shared with you some of the background on our Reality Tours trips to Uganda. Today in Part 2 of this two-part series, you’ll read my firsthand account of traveling on a Reality Tours trip to Uganda:
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Understanding Uganda Reality Tours Part 1

Posted by in Africa, Citizen Diplomacy, Human trafficking on 21st February, 2012 | No Comments

Prof. Judy Dushku with Ugandan Children, Suffolk University Delegation to Uganda 2009.Malia Everette shares the story behind Reality Tours launching Uganda in 2009 and recounts the personal transformation inspired by her experience.
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Reality Tours Cambodia & Thailand Program Officer Shares His Story-Pt 2

Posted by in Asia, Human trafficking on 13th December, 2011 | 2 Comments

picture by Malia EveretteThis is the second in a two-part interview by Global Exchange Reality Tours Intern Sue Sullivan with our Cambodia and Thailand program officer, Boreth Sun. Learn more about what it means to be an in-country partner and why it is important for the international community to visit and learn first-hand about life in South East Asia.
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Reality Tours Cambodia & Thailand Program Officer Shares His Story-Pt 1

Posted by in Asia, Human trafficking, Partner and Trip Leader Stories on 7th December, 2011 | No Comments

Boreth Sun Visiting Global Exchange in San FranciscoDiscover what it means to be an in-country representative of Reality Tours and our partnering organization Not For Sale. Introducing Boreth Sun, Reality Tours program officer in Cambodia and Thailand. Follow along as Reality Tours Director Malia Everette interviews Boreth.
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Sangkheum = Hope, Says Stop Human Trafficking Cambodia Alumni

Posted by in Asia, Human trafficking, Trip Participant Stories on 14th October, 2011 | 4 Comments

Advocacy delegates and community walk and talk, CambodiaLast summer I was fortunate enough to join the Stop Human Trafficking delegation to Cambodia where I shared a room and countless hours of conversations and contemplation with Lori Lindgren Voit. Today she graciously shares her impressions with us.
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