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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.

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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.

Kailash Satyarthi

Kailash Satyarthi

India Kailash Satyarthi

India

2007

  • Child Labor
  • Bonded Labor
  • Forced Labor
  • Awareness Building
  • Rescue

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Kailash Satyarthi has freed an estimated 83,000 children from forced and bonded labor since the 1980s.

Wahyu Susilo

Wahyu Susilo

Indonesia Wahyu Susilo

Indonesia

2007

  • Forced Labor
  • Bonded Labor
  • Domestic Servitude

In 2000, Wahyu Susilo began championing the cause he still stands for: the rights of the estimated 4.5 million Indonesians who work overseas.

Kari Siddamma

Kari Siddamma

India Kari Siddamma

India

2006

  • Bonded Labor

Ms. Siddamma engages in grassroots community organizing in Tamil Nadu with the Irula caste, freeing many from bonded labor and generational slavery.

Syeda Ghulam Fatima

Syeda Ghulam Fatima

Pakistan Syeda Ghulam Fatima

Pakistan

2016

  • Bonded Labor

Mr. Brahim B. Ramdhane

Mr. Brahim B. Ramdhane

Mauritania Mr. Brahim B. Ramdhane

Mauritania

2016

  • Bonded Labor
  • Forced Labor