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7 Steps For Awareness!

4 May

7 Steps For Awareness!

January 11th is known as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day!

So here are a few things to start off your year right, and to continue to do throughout the year. I have some simple steps to help spread awareness about modern-day slavery!

  1. Educate yourself & others
  2. Support organizations
  3. Pray
  4. Sponsor an orphan
  5. Stay connected
  6. Spread the word

“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never again say that you did not know.” ~ William Wilberforce, 1789

Join in on the fight against human trafficking & sex slaves today! Every little action counts, speak up & act out!

 

Video

Modern Slavery – Human Trafficking

23 Apr

Human slavery is all over the world. What would you do to help a human being? This video contains very emotional & moving footage and pictures about human trafficking. It shows interview with Ashley Judd, Julia Ormond, Nicholas Kristof, and Justin Dillon.

Get In The Know!

19 Apr

Human Trafficking is the transportation ,transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons for the purposes of commercial sexual exploitation. Human Trafficking is accomplished by means of fraud, deception, threat of or use of force, abuse of a position of vulnerability, and other forms of coercion.

There are two types of human trafficking, labor trafficking & sexual trafficking. The following are facts from The Department of Justice, with a link to the website at the bottom.

  • Federally funded task forces opened 2,515 suspected incidents of human trafficking for investigation between January 2008 and June 2010.
  • Federal agencies were more likely to lead labor trafficking investigations (29%) than sex trafficking investigations (7%).
  • Among the 389 incidents confirmed to be human trafficking by high data quality task forces—
    – There were 488 suspects and 527 victims.
    – More than half (62%) of the confirmed labor trafficking victims were age 25 or older, compared to 13% of confirmed sex trafficking victims.
    – Confirmed sex trafficking victims were more likely to be white (26%) or black (40%), compared to labor trafficking victims, who were more likely to be Hispanic (63%) or Asian (17%).
    – Four-fifths of victims (83%) in confirmed sex trafficking incidents were identified as U.S. citizens, while most confirmed labor trafficking victims were identified as undocumented aliens (67%) or qualified aliens (28%).
    – Most confirmed human trafficking suspects were male (81%). More than half (62%) of confirmed sex trafficking suspects were identified as black, while confirmed labor trafficking suspects were more likely to be identified as Hispanic (48%).
    http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/index.cfm?ty=tp&tid=40

Where To Buy Bracelets

11 Apr

As you may know Destiny Rescue is an organization that takes young girls out of the sex trafficking trade and attempts to put them in a better home. Providing all these girls can be hard when you have to buy  them food, clothes & shelter. Too add on to that some of these girls are trying to provide for their own families as well, but Destiny Rescue has come up with a brilliant idea! This idea could serve has a new job that will help provide for the young girls & their families.

In Destiny Rescue’s attempts to save these young girls they have come up with the idea for these young girls to produce handmade jewelry. Destiny Rescue’s jewelry can be bought online. They are made for men & women , and come in a beautiful assortment of colors. Please buy some today!

There is a link to the Destiny Rescue Store at the bottom of this article.

Official Destiny Rescue Online Store

http://www.destinyrescueshop.com/

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