Whenever we engage in human trafficking awareness, our usual assumptions and prejudices would usually depict a picture of women rallying for their rights and justice. While it’s not necessarily accurate, men have seemed to be out of the picture in terms of this specific empowerment.
Before you go to put on your necklace, bracelet, or maybe a pair of earrings today, think about where those pieces came from. Not only where they were made, but the people who made them. While you were merely seeking out a beautiful piece of jewelry to accessorize your outfit, the designer may have been trying to make ends meet. They may have been forced into unfair labor practices or even forced against their will to make the jewelry that you could be wearing. This might sound pretty powerful, but many workers are worked long hours and for extremely low pay just to produce a piece of jewelry. Luckily, you…