Faces of Freedom: Visions of Hope for Child Laborers

Faces of Freedom at Gallery la Musa

November 10 - 10, 2011

The Chevy Chase Pavilion, Washington, DC

"Amala Chi" by Odegard
"Amala Chi" by Odegard

GoodWeave partner Gallery la Musa is hosting a reception, exhibition and sale of GoodWeave certified rugs, with net proceeds to benefit GoodWeave.

Guests will have an opportunity to learn about GoodWeave's One in a Million campaign and see prize-winning images from GoodWeave's Faces of Freedom traveling exhibition.





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    About the Photographer

    U. Roberto Romano

    U. Roberto Romano

    Award-winning human rights educator, filmmaker and photographer U. Roberto Romano began his activism on the issue of child labor in 1995…

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    About GoodWeave

    GoodWeave works to end illegal child labor in the carpet industry and to offer educational opportunities to children in South Asia. The GoodWeave label is your best assurance that no illegal child labor was used in the making of a carpet or rug. Since GoodWeave's founding, the number of South Asian children trapped in illegal and exploitative carpet-making work has dropped from 1 million to 250,000. Now more children are going to school and living with hope for the future.

    About UNICEF

    For more than 60 years, UNICEF has been the world's leading international children's organization, working in over 150 countries to address the ongoing problems that contribute to child mortality. UNICEF provides lifesaving nutrition, clean water, education, protection and emergency response saving more young lives than any other humanitarian organization in the world. While millions of children die every year of preventable causes like dehydration, upper respiratory infections and measles, UNICEF, with the support of partnering organizations and donors alike, has the global experience, resources and reach to give children the best hope of survival.

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