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Shine A Light On Slavery

Today – February 25 – is Shine a Light on Slavery Day.

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The red X is confirmation of my desire to do my part to End It.

You can learn about the End It Movement here.

Bringing attention to modern day slavery won’t necessarily put an end to human trafficking, but it is certainly a step in the right direction. As more people become aware of the warning signs of sexual exploitation and begin to demand products made without forced or bonded labor, more of those held captive will be set free.

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Psalm 10:16-18.

For more information about some of the growing number of organizations currently fighting human trafficking, check out these sites:

The Polaris Project – www.polarisproject.org

International Justice Mission – www.ijm.org

R3 The Movement – www.r3themovement.org

51 South Foundation – www.51south.org

Called2rescue – www.called2rescue.org

Express Missions International – www.expressmissions.com

Advocates for Freedom – www.advocatesforfreedom.org

 

To learn more about human trafficking, start with these sites:

2015 Trafficking in Persons Report (US State Department)

Recognize the Signs of Trafficking (Polaris Project)

Training for Medical and Dental Professionals (CMDA)

Tennessee Human Trafficking Report (Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)

End It

I’m in it to END IT.

Will you join me?

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