There are millions of children, women, and men affected by modern-day slavery. Human trafficking is the fastest-growing criminal industry in the world. During the past 12 years, we have seen how a growing awareness of trafficking can prevent its increase on a massive scale. This gives us hope that we can stop the cycle of human trafficking.
Now is the time to turn awareness into action. Here’s how.
Know the facts. Human trafficking is slavery; it is the illegal trade of human beings. It’s the recruitment, control, and use of people for their bodies and for their labor through force, fraud, and coercion.
Spread awareness. One awareness message could mean one more life spared from slavery.
Report suspicious activity. Save your country’s human trafficking hotline number in your phone so you are ready to make a report.
Fund initiatives already working to end slavery. Every dollar given means initiatives like hotlines, prevention campaigns, and aftercare services for survivors can continue breaking the trafficking cycle at every level.
Save the date for the A21 Global Freedom Summit on October 17, 2020. Join thousands taking local action for a global end to human trafficking.
For more information visit a21.org.