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Human trafficing

  1. 1. Did slavery end in 1863?<br />NO<br />
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  4. 4. What’s the fastest growing trade today?<br />Humans…<br />
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  9. 9. What is human trafficking?<br />3rd largest trade in the world<br />Modern day slave trade<br />Solicitation, transportation, and exploitation of humans by any means<br />Trafficked men, women, and children are under the control of another as slaves<br />
  10. 10. Where does slavery exist today?<br />In poor countries?<br />In Southeast Asia?<br />In Africa?<br />In South America?<br />In corrupt nations?<br />In our communities?<br />
  11. 11. The sad truth…<br />21st Century Slaves<br />Itexists<br />EVERYWHERE<br />And yet…<br />Slavery is illegal in every nation in the world<br />
  12. 12. The Victims<br />USA: Julie<br />Southeast Asia: Mai<br />Romania: Crina<br />Africa: Kopano<br />Refugees and displaced persons<br />Runaways<br />Tourists<br />Those living in poverty<br />The socially excluded<br />The uneducated and naive<br />
  13. 13. Julie<br />Grew up in Oklahoma<br />Got trapped via a modeling agency<br />Forced to sell sex at the age of 19<br />Ran away many times, always got caught<br />Consequence beaten, or forced to watch gang rape<br />Trafficked all over the continental US<br />Escaped via a police raid<br />Died of untreated syphilis<br />
  14. 14. Mai<br />From Thailand<br />Sold by her family  $300<br />Works in a tourist brothel in Bangkok<br />Makes $40-60 per client<br />Makes $100-120 per night<br />Bought out of slavery <br />Began at the age of 10, out by the age of 20<br />Had over 50 back ally abortions<br />
  15. 15. Crina<br />From a rural village<br />Promised work opportunity in Italy<br />Sold 3 times<br />Threatened to be killed along with her family<br />Escaped killed her owner, now serves a life sentence for premeditated murder<br />Is that fair justice?<br />
  16. 16. Kopano<br />From war torn Sudan<br />Promise of a better life in Scotland<br />Work as manual labor<br />Forced to film pornography and to sell his body<br />Escaped through a tip-off to a NGO helping male prostitutes<br />
  17. 17. But hold on a second!<br />Can a trafficker be a victim, too???<br />
  18. 18. Yes, they can!<br />Be threatened <br />Local leaders or gangs<br />Debt Payment<br />Keep their loved ones from being trafficked<br />Means of financial support<br />
  19. 19. Who is to blame for this suffering?<br />The consumers?<br />Poverty?<br />Ignorance?<br />The traffickers?<br />The government and/or world community?<br />The victims?<br />
  20. 20. What can WE do?<br />Awareness: an educational campaign spreading information through pamphlets, speeches, films, word of mouth, and online<br />Action: service projects and fundraising events to get the local community involved<br />Aid: fundraising and donation efforts to support international charities and organizations working towards anti-human trafficking<br />
  21. 21. What can YOU do?<br />Educate yourself: go online, contact a local organization, or read/watch the news<br />Involve your community<br />Spread the truth about slavery<br />Get involved in human rights efforts in your area<br />Get your voice heard by contacting local government officials about trafficking<br />Donate to an organization<br />Keep an eye out for suspicious signs of slavery in your neighborhood<br />
  22. 22. To learn more, visit…<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
  23. 23. More Resources<br />Movies<br />Children for Sale<br />Lilja 4-Ever<br />Promise Land<br />Human Trafficking<br />Trade<br />Holly<br />Svetlana’s Journey<br />Books<br />Not For Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade – And How We Can Fight It (David Batstone, 2007)<br />Ending Slavery (Kevin Bales, 2008)<br />The Slave Next Door – Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today (Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter, 2009)<br />