Photo for Freedom has two clear objectives
- To raise awareness of modern day slavery in Africa, Asia and other parts of the world.
- To raise much needed funds for grassroots organisations assisting in the rescue and rehabilitation of victims and working towards sustainable change. … more
Today, an estimated 27 million people are living lives of misery and sorrow, trapped in human trafficking and slavery, commercial sexual exploitation and forced labour – a violation of their human rights. The victims are children, migrants and the economically disadvantaged, and it’s happening all over the world.
Photojournalist and Photo for Freedom founder, Tom Goldner, has no brief to adhere to – he is free to tell the story of slavery without bias. Working alongside organisations such as YGAP and City of Refuge Ministries, Tom is able to capture the horror of child slavery while creating art that is both beautiful and haunting.
Tom Goldner’s images make us think. And act. Funds raised through Photo for Freedom projects support anti-trafficking organisations and go directly to those communities most in need. … less
Photo for Freedom in Ghana.
In March 2011, the Photo for Freedom captured the essence of life in Ghana for many – the struggle, the poverty, the beauty, and the hope for a better future. The project grew from an awareness of the plight of many children in Ghana, destined to a lifetime of slavery.