From Struggle to Strength: Minah Koela’s Triumph and the Shadow of Community Exploitation

Welcome to another riveting episode of the Free to Fly podcast! Get ready to be captivated as we dive into the extraordinary journey of Minah. From the streets of Gugulethu to the helm of a successful business and as an executive director of Beautiful Gate, Minah’s tale is one of unwavering resilience. Prepare to be inspired as we unravel her story of overcoming obstacles, championing community cooperation, and safeguarding our children against exploitation. Don’t miss out – tune in now and be part of this empowering conversation!

Juliana Robyn, Building Resilient Communities: Juliana’s Journey Against Child Exploitation

Welcome to another enlightening episode of the Free to Fly podcast! Whether you’re a longtime member of our community or a newcomer, we’re thrilled to have you here.
For those just joining us, a special welcome! At Free To Fly, we’re more than just a podcast – we’re a dedicated counter child trafficking organization based in South Africa.
In today’s episode, we’re privileged to speak with Juliana, a dedicated auxiliary social worker with over 20 years of experience. Juliana’s journey, shaped by her own experiences of abuse and hardship, offers invaluable insights into identifying signs of vulnerability of exploitation in children. Join us as she breaks down complex issues and empowers listeners to make a difference in their own communities. 

Anton Salomon, Investigation Specialist Officer

Welcome everyone, to another enlightening episode of the Free to Fly podcast! If this is your first time tuning in, welcome to our incredible community.
Free To Fly isn’t just a podcast; we are a counter child trafficking organization based in South Africa.
Embark on a riveting journey with Anton Salomon, a distinguished Investigation Specialist Officer, as he immerses you through the realm of frontline workers dedicated to delivering justice against perpetrators of human trafficking. Anton will shed light on a few human trafficking cases, discuss the factors causing delays in justice, and analyse the significant influence of the digital landscape on this pressing issue. This podcast is your ultimate resource for gaining insights into, preventing, and combating online human trafficking.

Graham and Jessie Haddad, Wings of Hope: Journeying Against Human Trafficking with Free To Fly

Welcome to ‘Free To Fly: Unveiling Hope Against Trafficking.’ In this podcast, we journey into the heart of Free To Fly, an organization dedicated to rescuing and restoring young lives from the horrors of human trafficking. Join us as we explore their mission, challenges, and incredible stories of resilience. Get ready to discover how Free To Fly is making a difference and how you can join the fight against this pervasive crime.

Laurie Pieters-James, Safeguarding Against Human Trafficking Online

Embark on a compelling journey with Laurie Pieters-James, a distinguished Forensic Criminologist, Specialist Offender Profiler, cyber influencer, and public speaker, as we navigate the digital frontlines against human trafficking in “Safeguarding Against Human Trafficking Online.” Unveiling shocking realities, Laurie brings expertise in criminal profiling, criminology, and cyber law to empower listeners with in-depth discussions, real-world cases, and expert interviews. With an Honours Degree in Criminology, Laurie assesses, analyzes, and predicts criminal behavior, providing valuable insights into the complexities of criminal profiling, cyber law, and the critical intersection with human trafficking in the digital age. This podcast is your go-to resource for understanding, preventing, and combating online human trafficking.

Matt Friedman, CEO Mekong Club

In this podcast episode, host Matt Friedman discusses his extensive experience in addressing the issue of human trafficking, spanning over 32 years. He has worked predominantly in Asian countries such as Nepal, Bangladesh, Thailand, and now Hong Kong. Throughout his career, Matt has tackled various forms of human trafficking, including sex trafficking, forced labor, and, more recently, the trafficking of individuals to scam centers. Tune in to hear his insights and expertise on this critical global issue.

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.