It may be unthinkable that the chocolate we enjoy could come from the hands of children working as slaves. In Ivory Coast and other cocoa-producing countries, there are an estimated 100,000 children working the fields, many against their will, to create the chocolate delicacies enjoyed by Western countries.
Across the world, man's inhumanity is secretly on show wherever human traffickers prey on those who are vulnerable. But there is also hope and inspiration in the stories of survivors, and the dedicated, but under-resourced, anti-traffickers.
Charles Robertson, a global chief economist, gives a very encouraging outlook on the economic future of the African continent.
Trevor Hardy has carved out an excellent reputation for training amateur and professional athletes including National Hockey League players Kris Versteeg and Devin Setoguchi. Now Hardy is in the corner of the non-profit organization Bridges of Hope in a fight to improve the lives of people in Burkina Faso, Africa.
Michael shows how money can buy happiness, but the results are not what you'll expect.
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