Release - This mural is part of the ‘Handle with Care Project’, a Dallas-based organisation that is dedicated to fighting slavery through the arts. 'Release' is the central piece in a city-wide mural project 'Deface a Wall Not a Body'. The birds that are released in this mural are then painted all around Dallas. The birds symbolise survivors being released from captivity and rebuilding their lives over time.
Artist: James Bullough.
Rights: Image courtesy of James Bullough.
Find out more by visiting http://rightsandjustice.nottingham.ac.uk/items/show/93.
#Bring Back Our Girls - The piece supports the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, which raised awareness of the kidnap of 276 Chibok girls in Nigeria on 14th April 2014. Many of these girls were sexual exploited and forced into marriage. This mural shows the Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai, who campaigns for girls to have access to education and supports the campaign and called for the Nigerian government to do more to save these girls.
As of 2018, of the kidnapped 57 girls managed to escape, 107 were released, and 112 are still missing. The campaign is demanding that the Nigerian government rescue the remaining girls and reunite them with their families.
Rights: Image courtesy of Urban75.
Find out more by visiting http://rightsandjustice.nottingham.ac.uk/items/show/208.
This is another mural supports the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, which is fighting to save the 276 Chibok schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram on 14th April 2014.
Artist: Unknown Artist.
Country: United Kingdom.
Rights: Image courtesy of Tim Green.
Find out more by visiting http://rightsandjustice.nottingham.ac.uk/items/show/106.
Indiria - This mural tells the story of a seven-year-old girl who is enslaved and works in a granite quarry near Katmandu, Nepal, the granite is sent to Britain to provide stone tiles for patios. Indira and the other children working at the quarry are forced to perform dangerous jobs with little or no safety gear. If they refuse, their employer withholds food from their family.
Rights: Image courtesy of Lmnopi.
Find out more by visiting http://rightsandjustice.nottingham.ac.uk/items/show/90.
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