Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery
We may be in the 21st century yet slavery still co-exists with the freedom we claim to have. Read and learn more about modern-day exploitation here.
The Unfortunate Truths of Human Trafficking and Childhood Abuse
Did you know that there is a direct link between human trafficking and sexual abuse? A research study showed that 84% of human trafficking survivors also had a history of childhood sexual abuse. Láro partnered with The Children’s Assessment Center to host a Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon featuring Jason Wu in April to help raise money and awareness of the link between child abuse and human trafficking.
The Dirty Dozen List And Why It Matters
Every year, Endsexualexploitation.org puts out something called The Dirty Dozen List. This list contains the twelve names of mainstream companies, brands, and organizations who are the top 12 contributors to sexual exploitation in America! The purpose of The Dirty Dozen List is to put the spotlight on people who are fueling the sexual exploitation industry. For some, this may be a wake-up call to brands that they have been supporting and buying from regularly.
How to Help Anti-Trafficking Organizations Around the World
Human trafficking is the fastest-growing organized crime activity in the United States. Traffickers make almost $32 billion from the suffering of their victims, and now nearly 70% of these transactions take place online. Fortunately, there are hundreds of organizations out there who are working around the clock to help end human trafficking and help survivors stay out of the cycle. Regardless of how much money you have, what you do for a living, or how much time you have, there are so many ways you can help anti-trafficking organizations! Here is how to help anti-trafficking organizations around the world. Change your Buying Habits Many of the big name stores and…
Fight Human Trafficking With Elijah Rising
January is human trafficking awareness month, and we’ve shared a bunch of different ways you can make a difference through changing your buying habits, finding events near you, and even how to get your family involved. If you missed any of those posts, you can check them out here: Support your Health and Stop Human Trafficking with REBBL How Ordinary Families can Help Fight Against Child Trafficking How your Buying Habits Can Help Stop Human Trafficking Brands to Buy from to Fight Against Human Trafficking There are so many wonderful organizations out there who are working to help spread awareness about human trafficking and work to end it as well.…
How to Find Human Trafficking Awareness Events Near You
As a part of human trafficking awareness month, my family, myself, as well as my business are all dedicating our time to learn more and spread the word about events in our area. Last week, I shared a post all about how ordinary families can help fight against human trafficking which you can check out here. Human trafficking affects millions of people and families all across the world. As part of human trafficking awareness month it’s not only important to help those in need, but to spread awareness too. If you do a little research, you may be surprised to find events, seminars, or speakers coming to your area to…
Support Your Health and End Human Trafficking With REBBL
Having to choose between supporting a great cause and focusing on your health shouldn’t be a choice you have to make. Many companies promise to help support local communities and deliver a quality product to their consumers, but at what cost? While it might not be the price, it can sometimes be in the form of poor business practices such as hiring cheap labor or creating a cheap product. To help show you that you don’t have to choose between your health and a great product, I wanted to feature the company REBBL. How it all began REBBL was founded on the idea of encouraging local businesses to create products…
10 Ways Ordinary Families Can Fight Child Trafficking
Human trafficking has been an issue that has been near and dear to my heart for many years. Over 1.2 million children are trafficked every single year, and this doesn’t take into account adults. You don’t have to be a part of a business or even have a ton of money to be able to fight against child trafficking. Here are 10 ways that ordinary families can fight child trafficking. Talk with your children about trafficking Have age appropriate conversations with your children about what trafficking is. It’s important that they understand that it’s not just about sexual abuse, but can also be when someone forces you to work against…
Brands to Buy From to Help Fight Against Human Trafficking
Over 800,000 people are human trafficked across international borders every year! Of those, 80 percent are women and children. Human trafficking is a major problem in nearly every country, and many organizations and brands have decided to take a stand to help. By supporting the victims, spreading awareness and education, and creating jobs for human trafficked survivors, you can make a difference. Here are some of the best brands to buy from to help fight against human trafficking. Elegantees Elegantees is a shop that focuses on tees. Each piece of clothing is made by human trafficking survivors in Nepal. Uncvrd Jewelry Not only does Uncvrd create beautiful pieces of jewelry,…