Loading

  • Contact
  • <

Meet the Heroes

Explore all the Heroes! Use the filters below to check out where and how they work, or view by class to make connections between Heroes working all over the globe.

View:
Browse By Regionplus View:
Name Country Year Focus
Honorable Francisco Sierra

Honorable Francisco Sierra

Japan Honorable Francisco Sierra

Japan

2004

  • Forced Labor
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Policy Making

As the Ambassador from Colombia to Japan, the Honorable Francisco Sierra was able to address a unique problem: people who were being trafficked from Colombia to Japan.

Nancy Kassebaum

Nancy Kassebaum

Japan Nancy Kassebaum

Japan

2005

  • Sex Trafficking
  • Forced Labor

After she completed several successful Senate terms, Nancy Kassebaum accompanied her husband to Japan, where he served as the United States Ambassador.

Ippei Torii

Ippei Torii

Japan Ippei Torii

Japan

2013

  • Forced Labor
  • Awareness Building
  • Bonded Labor

Ippei Torii, the Secretary General of the Solidarity Network with Migrants Japan, has provided assistance to thousands of workers.