Slavery Speech Sample

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Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience to donate to my charity, Love146.

Central Idea: Love146 is the most deserving charity because of the work they are doing around the world to stop child sex slavery.

Give Love146

Introduction:

I. (Attention-getting device): She was only a number in a room of girls, but her eyes stared through the two-way glass and into the rescuer’s soul. When they returned to raid the place, 146 had already been sold, or killed, but she’s what they’re fighting to save.

II. (Central Idea): Love146 is the most deserving charity because of the work they are doing around the world to stop child sex slavery.

III. You may not like that you had to clean your room, or move to another town or state growing up, but what if you’d been forced to give up your childhood to serve someone else’s perverted desires? What if you’d been beaten or drugged or raped?

IV. Today, I’m going to tell you why Love146 exists, why you should donate to this charity and what they can do with the money you send.

Body:

I. (Need) Around the world, tens of thousands of children are sold into slavery every year, by their parents, middlemen and kidnappers and Love146 tries to turn that tide.

A) According to the International Labor Organization, over 1 million children are currently acting as prostitutes all over the globe.

i. In a Time article, Alex Perry said that some cities and towns in S.E. Asia are so poor, that the entire population of adults is complicit in the slave trade, selling their own children in order to survive, the truckload of girls sold to a slave trader and driven to their first selling point in a truck, often driven by police.

ii. Perry discovered that in Bangkok, a girl’s virginity can go for as little as $3500.

B) The conditions the slaves undergo is nothing short of shocking.

i. BBCnews.com interviewed Dalyn, who had been sold into slavery...
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