Slavery. We’ve heard of it, but it’s easy to think, “That doesn’t happen anymore” or “That doesn’t happen here.”
Only it does.
- More than 20 million people around the world are caught up in modern-day slavery: human trafficking.
- Approximately 2 million of those are children being sold for sex.
- It’s estimated that 300,000 underage Americans are lured into the commercial sex trade each year.
Proverbs 31:8 says to speak up for the voiceless and to speak out against injustice. But what can one person do to make a difference?
I’ve often felt totally helpless and powerless. That’s why I started learning more about sex trafficking and looking for practical things that I could do to make a difference in my everyday life—right in my hometown.
Today I want to share a few stories with you—stories I’ve heard from women who have been rescued from sex trafficking right here in the U.S.—along with seven things you can do (yes, you!) from the comfort of your home.
Check out the video below, and then join me on social media THIS THURSDAY (2/23/17) to raise awareness with the #enditmovement. Simply mark your hand with a red “X” and post a photo of it on social media to #enditmovement. This serves as a conversation starter for your followers and friends.
Together, let’s speak up for the voiceless and help change our world.