Phinius Sebatsane, Hidden Tragedies: Unmasking Exploitation and Trafficking within Homelessness

Today, we have a familiar and inspiring guest: Phinius Sebatsane, the founder of the Rea Thusana Foundation. With a heart that embraces the homeless in our community, Phinius has illuminated lives and brought attention to the exploitation and trafficking that affect the most vulnerable. Stay tuned as we delve into his remarkable journey and the impact of his authentic dedication.

Unraveling Ukutwala: Untangling Modern Distortions and Its Intersection with Human Trafficking

Discover the ancient tradition of Ukutwala with Mam Ngobese, a Zulu cultural expert, as we examine its distortion in modern times and its link to Human Trafficking. Join us to gain valuable insights into this practice and its potential impact on Modern Day Slavery. Let’s combat exploitation together and empower a world where freedom prevails – welcome to Free To Fly podcasts.

Nopinky Mafusini, Survivor of Human Trafficking (Part 1)

Today, we have the privilege of speaking to Nopinky, a survivor of human trafficking. While we will not be discussing Nopinky’s personal story of trafficking, we will be hearing from her about her life before trafficking. Our goal is to gain insight into some of the factors that can make individuals vulnerable to modern day slavery. We hope that by learning about these factors, we can raise awareness and promote prevention efforts. Thank you for joining us on this important conversation.

Tony, from Pimp to Advocate Against Trafficking

Today we will be talking to Tony, who will be sharing openly about his life experience as a pimp and a drug dealer. He will be answering questions like what led him into this kind of lifestyle, why he decided to pursue it and later, leave it. He will be discussing issues that not many dare talk about. The story will bring hope into a context where there seems to be none. We will be linking in with him all the way from Nigeria.

Interview with Ally-Marie and Zanande – Survivors of Prostitution

Today we welcome Ally-Marie Diamond who was born and raised in New Zealand, where she was groomed into the prostitution system as a child. She now speaks up as an advocate for the Nordic model of partial decriminalisation. She founded the Wahine tau rising, which is a survivor led group that supports those who have been, or still are being, exploited by the sex trade. Also joining us we have Zanande who is right here from South Africa. She is a survivor and a radical feminist who spearheads a survivor led network of about 300 women in the Gauteng province.

Interview with Anita du Plessis from Freedom Ports Alliance

Today we welcome Anita du Plessis. Anita will speak to us about the important role you play in forwarding information that you witness in your community in order to bring justice for the victims and prosecution against the traffickers.