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Anita & Sam Roddick On This Week’s Woman’s Hour
Posted By Anita Roddick Team on March 25, 2014
Topic : Human_rights
 
Check out this archived interview that Anita gave to BBC Woman’s Hour in 1996 – covering issues like against animal testing and fair trade etc. This interview then leads on to Sam’s interview which was aired live yesterday (25th March 2014) discussing Anita’s work and how much of a game-changer she was within the beauty industry.

NOTE: This piece commences around 15 minutes into the programme.
 
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Make It Illegal To Hold Orcas In Captivity For Entertainment Purposes
Posted By Anita Roddick Team on March 25, 2014
Topic : Human_rights
 
Please sign the SumOfUs’ latest petition calling on the State of California to enact the Orca Welfare and Safety Act to make it illegal to hold orcas in captivity for performance or entertainment purposes. These beautiful mammals deserve dignity and respect – not captivity and humiliation. What if the shoe was on the other foot – would you like it?
SeaWorld’s Worst Nightmare: Lawmaker Proposes Ban On Orcas In Captivity.’
SumOfUs

 
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Helping Young Offenders Live Life Differently
Posted By Anita Roddick Team on March 14, 2014
Topic : Human_rights
 
The Roddick Foundation has recently supported a charity called Switchback who are based in London and whose intensive mentoring programme aims to help young offenders make, long-lasting change after release.

 
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Help Set Albert Woodfox Free
Posted By Anita Roddick Team on March 5, 2014
Topic : Human_rights
 
Amnesty International has just launched its latest campaign to help set Albert Woodfox (of the Angola 3) free.

PLEASE take action and sign Amnesty’s letter calling on James Caldwell (Attorney General of Louisiana), Bobby Jindal (Governor of Louisiana), James M LeBlanc (Secretary of Department of Public Safety) & Jocelyn Samuels (Acting Assistant Attorney General) to let Albert walk free.

Drop The Appeal And Set Albert Woodfox Free
Amnesty International

Teenie believes me.

 
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Horrific Trafficking of Vulnerable Eritreans
Posted By Anita Roddick Team on February 22, 2014
Topic : Human_rights
 
Avaaz are petitioning Egypt’s interim President and Field Marshal calling on them to immediately dismantle the kidnapping and torture rings in the Sinai Desert. Below is an extract from Avaaz’s website - please add your name to their petition – it’ll only take a few minutes.

The Sinai Slave Trade
Avaaz.org

 
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