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72% of our victims in the last years report were American citizens. And so when I’m connecting this to the Covid-19 crisis, if you think about the vulnerability that makes someone take a risk of going someplace else, meeting someone they met online so that they can get a job, now how desperate are they going to be. It’s going to amplify their vulnerability.
Dr. Morgan is honored to join the Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to advocate for victims and encourage a victim-centered, trauma-informed approach to national anti-trafficking efforts.
Youth experiencing homelessness are in an especially vulnerable position to the fraudulent and coercive tactics of human traffickers. The health and safety risks of homelessness for men, women, and children alike are enough to necessitate immediate community action.
She wanted her suffering response to be helpful to women that had experienced what she experienced. In order for her to be able to do that, she had to confront the perpetrators. She had to make peace with them and with her experience. And that was in passion. She took all of her sufferings and translated it into the actual change of her country.
Fair trade and ethically produced products restores the dignity of the worker and ensures conscientious consumerism. Regulation is needed to combat the dangers of human rights violations and labor trafficking among vulnerable populations.
When I learned about human trafficking, I was living in Athens, Greece. I began to see very young girls in the doorways of the legal brothels. I recognized that these were not Greek girls. I began to ask questions.
The Global Center for Women and Justice (GCWJ) traveled to Argentina for eight days this past June to present on anti-trafficking best practices. Nestled between Paraguay and Brazil, the Misiones province in northern Argentina is reported as especially vulnerable to human trafficking due to the tri-border region.
I was overjoyed by how many people were using their platforms—be they professional baseball players, celebrity performers, or NGOs—to bring awareness to human trafficking, and I feel extremely thankful that I get to play a part in #StrikeOutSlavery.
267 school girls kidnapped by Boko Haram. Hundreds of Yazidi women sold into slavery by ISIS. Thousands of war rapes in Congo. Millions trafficked globally. The global issues facing women are clear.