August 28, 2010 Leave a comment
According to the 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report, trafficking is a 32 billion dollar a year industry, with 12.3 million adults and children in forced labor, bonded labor, and forced prostitution around the world; 56 percent of victims are women and girls. Here are some resources about local and global efforts to end trafficking and slavery.
Free the Slaves
Free the Slaves liberates slaves around the world, helps them rebuild their lives and researches real world solutions to eradicate slavery forever.
One of the largest anti-trafficking organizations, operating in the U.S. and Japan, “Polaris Project’s vision is for a world without slavery.”
Tthe only organization in New York State specifically designed to serve girls and young women who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking.