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US Raps RP Human Trafficking Efforts
Rodney J. Jaleco, ABS-CBN North America News Bureau on Jun 15, 2010

United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged countries with serious human trafficking problems, including the Philippines, to work harder to overcome what the US sees as a growing menace from modern-day slavery. Read more..
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Indie Fest's 2010 Annual Humanitarian Award goes to Ted Unarce for his documentary, Modern Day Slaves
Laura Lee on April 10, 2010

Each year the Indie Fest grants a Humanitarian Award to a filmmaker(s) for dedicated service to social justice, humanitarian causes or environmental issues. This year the award goes to Ted Unarce in recognition of his documentary, Modern Day Slaves, which raises awareness among the public about the plight of overseas workers. Read more..

"MODERN DAY SLAVES" first documentry to expose abuse of overseas foreign workers
Free Press Release on February 18, 2010

"Modern Day Slaves" is the first film ever made in the United States that portrays the use of human beings to sustain the economy of an extant government. Ted Unarce is the producer of the film that exposes neglect and abuse experienced by four Filipino overseas foreign workers." Read more..

Modern Day Slaves by San Francisco Filmmaker Ted Unarce of GTC Films Captures Indie Fest 2009 Award of Excellence
eworldwire on December 8, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO/EWORLDWIRE/Dec. 8, 2009 --- In just 60 heart-wrenching minutes, filmmaker Ted Unarce exposes neglect and abuse experienced by four overseas foreign workers - or "OFWs" - in the final cut of his work, "Modern Day Slaves," and the rendering of the Filipinos' stories takes an Award of Excellence at the 2009 Indie Fest. Read more..

Film Modern Day Slaves Captures Indie Fest 2009 Award of Excellence
News Blaze on December 8, 2009

Ted Unarce dedicated his award from the La Jolla, California-based international competition to the four victims saying, "It was their courage to speak out that gives my film an emotional impact. I am honored by their willingness to share their stories with me and I dedicate this award to them." Read more..

Documentary on OFWs pitched to cable TV
OFW Journalism Consortium on November 15, 2009

FILM documentary on overseas foreign workers is being pitched to network cable, a statement from its producers said Read more..

Human trafficking gets Hollywood's attention
American Observer on November 8, 2009

A frustration of anti-human trafficking activists is that the problem doesn’t receive adequate attention in the “mainstream” media. While doing some online digging for any new developments in human trafficking, I came across a few examples that might point to a growing sense of awareness about the issue. Surprisingly, the two examples come from Hollywood. A new documentary on the plight of human trafficking victims Read more..

Revealing Documentary "Modern Day Slaves"
Wall Street Select on November 3, 2009

Overseas foreign workers, numbering in the millions, leave their home country to find work in other parts of the world, and often find themselves trapped in a slave-like existence, abused and forgotten by both their home country and host country, according to filmmaker Ted Unarce. Read more..

Human Trafficking and Human Rights Abuse prevalent among overseas foreign workers.
The Free Library on November 8, 2009

Overseas foreign workers, numbering in the millions, leave their home country to find work in other parts of the world, and often find themselves trapped in a slave-like existence, abused and forgotten by both their home country and host country, according to filmmaker Ted Unarce. Read more..

Welcome New Members: October 2009
Documentary.org, Tamara Krinsky on October, 2009

Ted Unarce (San Jose, CA) is executive producer for GTC Films, an independent production company that specializes in the creation of feature-length dramas and documentaries that are backed by powerful and progressive social messages. Read more..

The Undisclosed Plight of Third World Overseas Foreign Workers
Minority News on November 3, 2009

MODERN DAY SLAVES is a social issue feature film documentary intended to bring awareness to the human rights abuse phenomenon that is prevalent worldwide yet sadly undisclosed, regarding OFW's (Overseas Foreign Workers). Read more..

Modern Day Slaves - OFW Overseas Foreign Workers
Migrante United Kingdom on September 17, 2009

This documentary concerns Filipino overseas foreign workers (or OFWs) and what they are forced to endure, including abuse in foreign countries and neglect in their home country. Read more..

Kabayan Star

Kabayan Star on April 3rd, 2009

Ban on direct-hiring, a heavy cross on the shoulders of OFWS HK maids march against pre-recruitment agency policies of Arroyo Government Read more..

Wikipedia

Article on Slavery

Slavery is a form of forced labor in which people are considered to be, or treated as, the property of others. Slaves can be held against their will from the time of their capture, purchase or birth, and deprived of the right to leave, to refuse to work Read more..