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Trafficking in Women and Humanitarian Aid Prevention
Transcript of Trafficking in Women and Humanitarian Aid Prevention
Sex Trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world today and it is the fastest growing.
An estimated 800,000 men women and children are trafficked across international borders annually.
Over 30 million slaves in the world today.
The total market value of illicit human trafficking is estimated to $32 billion.
International Justice Mission
"To rescue thousands, protect millions and prove that justice for the poor is possible"
How Can YOU Help?
- Learn the red flags
- Ask questions
- Start or sign a human trafficking petition
- Be a conscious consumer
- Take action on campus
- National Human Trafficking
Resource Center (1-888-3737-888)
Problem, Prevention and Aid Organizations
The Czech Republic
"The recruitment, transport, transfer, harboring, or receipt of a person by such means as threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, or fraud, or deception for the purpose of exploitation."
The UN Trafficking Protocol
There are more slaves today that live in bondage than were bartered during the four centuries of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade.
Between 1450 and 1900, there were 11 million slaves.
Not For Sale,
International Justice Mission
Human Trafficking is...
Abuse of Power
Petra Hensley, age 16
Kidnapped at a train station
Taken only 30 miles from her home
Raped and abused for 3 days
Found the will to live and escaped
"I had to say I am willing to change
how I feel about this ordeal."
Now, she is President of the
Creator and author, David Batstone
Projects in Peru, the Netherlands, Romania, South Africa, India, and Thailand
"Our mission is to create a world where no one is for sale!"
"20 ways you can help fight human trafficking." U.S. Department of State. Web. <http://www.state.gov/j/tip/id/help/>.
Hensley, Petra. Interview by KristyTV. Sex Trafficking Survivor Story 24 Mar 2013. 24 Mar 2013. Web. 17 Nov 2013.
International Justice Mission, Web. <www.ijm.org>.
Rivard, Nancy, and Petra Hensley. "Raising Awareness about Human Trafficking." Summer of Peace. the Shift Network, 20 Aug 2013. Web. 17 Nov 2013. <http://summit.summerofpeace.net/sessions/2013/97>.
"We Are Not For Sale." Not For Sale. N.p.. Web. 17 Nov 2013. <http://www.notforsalecampaign.org/about/>.
Not For Sale.
New York, NY: HaperCollins Publishers, 2010. Print.
Chan, from Burma, was sold into slavery in Mai Sai, Thailand when he was 9 years old
the military murdered his father who was a drug-smuggler and his mother couldn't support her children
he was forced to peel garlic cloves for long hours with no pay and was given little food
he was beaten if he didn't peel enough
Chan eventually escaped and was taken in by an organization called Volunteers for Children's Development Foundation
Created to equip young women for life beyond the sex trade.
for-profit business that trains women to make and sell jewelry
visit sex bars in Bangkok a couple times a week
workshops on HIV/AIDS prevention, personal financial management, spiritual information, and the English language