January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. As many as 40 million people are currently being trafficked around the globe, in every country on earth. In the U.S., over...Read More
Large-scale slavery didn’t end with the Civil War.
According to A21, an anti-human trafficking nonprofit, an estimated 27 million people are in bondage across the globe. Only 1-2% of those are ever rescued. And the average age of a victim is 12-years-old.
What can we do to stop it?
There are several ways you can take action against human trafficking. For example, educate yourself and others about it, lobby for legislations that will help defeat it, only purchase items from companies that know where their labor is coming from or volunteer at one of the many anti-human trafficking nonprofits. Awareness is great. Action is even better. Check out this list and pick one–or several–things to do and get started.Read More