Tag Archives: NGO

#Chain 14 – Where Child Sacrifice is Business

We must warn you before reading on that this story is both shocking & disturbing, but as with most of our awareness raising articles it could not just be ignored. We have tried to condense the original article in a way that it allows our collaborators to translate the text without being too traumatised – we do ask that you read the full article! And finally we ask that you take a moment to sign the petition against this horrific crime.

This story is atrocious & needs our support in order that it be stopped.

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#Chain 13 – “Bridenapping” – a growing hidden crime

The United Nations has been aware of “bridenapping” stories like the one mentioned in the following article – not to mention ones with much more tragic endings – for decades, but admits that little has been done to tackle it.

Aminata Touré, chief of the Gender, Human Rights and Culture branch of the UN Population Fund, said: “What we really need is more research to come up with the level of the problem. For something to be registered as a crime, it has to be reported; that’s the problem, because it’s often seen as a cultural practice and not a crime. When it’s not perceived as a crime, it becomes even harder for this practice to be registered as one.

We can play our part in raising the awareness of this serious & tragic crime – The Great Translation Chain – supporting causes through translation.

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#Chain 12 – Adieu « Mademoiselle »

If this is the first time you have visited #TGTC then welcome! You might like to find out a little more about our project by visiting our #TGTC page.

Our latest #Chain looks into women’s rights and the war taking place in France with one word in particular.

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Chain #6 Les sans domicile fixe (SDF)

Our latest Chain is dedicated to all of the people in the world that have found themselves homeless due to economical, psychological, political, environmental, or medical reasons.

On this occasion we also ask that you send us details of which organisation/organisations provide assistance in your country in order to help find solutions for this unfortunate sector of our society. Continue reading

Chain #5 Menace to Languages

As mentioned in our GTC newsletter one of the many aims to this project, as well as to support causes, is to also to give visibilty to languages threatened by economic pressure.

For this reason we invited Halina Arendt to contribute a condenced version of  an interesting article that she wrote concerning the Polish language. Continue reading

Chain #4 – Niger Children Receive Food Assistance

In support of the invaluable work of Counterpart.org and all that they are doing to aid disabled children in Niger.

The process – easy – translate into your native language, or the language you are most comfortable with, and last but not least pass the translation on!

The Great Translation Chain – supporting causes worldwide. Continue reading