Chocolate is a compliacted sin. And for once this is not about the weight we might gain from enjoying it – this is about the dark side of our favourite sweet.
Most of the chocolate we consume is produced in Africa – strangely enough we like to call it “Swiss” or “Belgian” Chocolate. I can tell you that there’s no chocolate plantations in either of those countries. Rather, chocolate grows in Western Africa in countries like Sierra Leone, Côte d’Ivoire or Liberia – rather conflict-struck countries.
Posted in Behind our products |
Tagged buy better, Cadbury, child labour, chocolate, deforestation, Hershey, human trafficking, Ivory Cost, Mars, Nestlé, Schmutzige Schokolade, sin, slavery, STOP THE TRAFFIK |
Dear Swiss people (and those closeby): do not miss this event. Euforia – a generation of changemakers – is organizing this year’s imp!act.
Imagine five days fully packed with action and information all around the idea of making a change.
Euforia is following the idea that “you’re never too young to make a difference.” Continue reading
Posted in Educational |
Tagged action, change, Climate Change, creativity, euforia, fairtrade, human trafficking, innovation, summit, Switzerland, Youth |
It is hard to keep up with all the amazing festivals happening in Buenos Aires. Next up: Cinemigrante – Festival International de Cine. It is right now and it is for free!
Cinemigrante is however much more than a film festival, it covers different levels of education and art on Human Rights and Migration topics. Its main objective is Continue reading
Civil courage – or the state or quality of mind or spirit that enables one to face danger, fear, or vicissitudes with self-possession, confidence, and resolution; bravery – should not be forgotten!
That is why today’s post is dedicated to outstanding people who make this world a better place.
There are quite a lot of prizes out there which are assigned to people
Posted in People |
Tagged analphabets, civil courage, culture, FGM, Human Rights, human trafficking, immigrants, prize, sexual abuse, TAZ, war |