Human Trafficking Awareness
January is National Slavery & Human Trafficking Awarness Month
Every year thousands of children fall into the pit of human trafficking. As many children as 14,200,000 million have been a victim out of the estimated 20,900,000 million worldwide.
Human Trafficking is defined as the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing, or obtaining a person for compelled labor or commercial sex acts through the use of force, fraud, or coercion.
These are Examples of Modern Day Slavery:
- Sex Trafficking
- Child Sex Trafficking
- Forced Labor
- Bonded Labor/Debt Bondage
- Involuntary Domestic Servitude
- Forced Child Labor
- Unlawful Recruitment & Use of Child Soldiers
Below You will find videos/articles relating to Sex Trafficking, the different phases of trafficking, and an info-graphic. You will also see a potential story of a young girl which then leads to the importance of prevention and what you can do in your community.
Mihn Dang's Story:
How Young Women Become Sex Trafficking Victims
How Young Women May Become Sex Trafficking Victims
The Potential Manipulated Relationship Between the Trafficker and Victim
The Many Stories of Human Trafficking Survivors through a heart-felt Def Poetry Jam