Watch and Share Videos on Human Trafficking

ACTION OF THE DAY: Watch the video of the song “Fragile” by Lamont Hiebert (formerly Ten Shekel Shirt) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdMTSvOb3hA This video is a music video that honors survivors and inspires engagement. The singer is Lamont Hiebert, the co-founder of the organization, Love146, in 2002 to combat child abuse, trafficking and exploitation. (See http://love146.org/ ) Share this …

Start a Pinterest Board for Human Trafficking

ACTION OF THE DAY: Start a human trafficking board on Pinterest Pinterest is a great place to gather together and organize all in one place the resources, articles, and information on human trafficking, charities, and lists of actions we can all do to help. (Don’t forget to pin this post to your new board!) To …

Victims Are Just Like You and Me

“Victims are just like you and me.” The words in this poster bring up a great point: human trafficking and modern slavery know no age or class – social, economic, or otherwise. Victims of sexual slavery come from all walks of life and from the most ordinary next-door places. Trafficking and slavery doesn’t just happen …

Airlines Combat Human Trafficking

Scotland is now training airline flight attendants to spot victims of human trafficking. This initiative is part of a larger network in Scotland to train public and health service workers to spot potential victims and to give them the tools necessary to help them. Can you think of ways in your workplace that human trafficking …

Education Rights & Malala’s Nobel Peace Prize Speech

In my last blog post, I talked about the importance of education in helping to lower the chances of exploitation of women and children. Now, I invite you to watch Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, in which she takes several moments to address the importance of children’s rights, rights to education, and women’s …