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January 11th-National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Today is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. January is also Trafficking Awareness month with the entire month dedicated to slavery and human trafficking awareness. I first became aware of the issue of human trafficking in college through the work of an organization called Invisible Children. Invisible Children has been fighting against the use of child… Continue reading January 11th-National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

July 30th is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. One of the worst slave systems in the world is the Kafala system in the Middle East.
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The Kafala System and State-Sanctioned Slavery

Today, July 30th is known as World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. In 2013, the General Assembly of the UN designated today as a day “to bring awareness about Human Trafficking and also to promote protection of their rights.” As of today, there are an estimated 20 to 30 million people worldwide who are currently… Continue reading The Kafala System and State-Sanctioned Slavery