Slavery is illegal in every country but yet it still exists in 87% of the world’s countries. We can only address this issue if we are aware that it continues to happen all around us. Sex trafficking occurs in third world countries and Nashville alike. #enditmovement #endslavery#trafficking #endit
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💔💔💔💔💔💔 “The first image refers to pedophilia in the Vatican. Second child sexual abuse in tourism in Thailand, and the third refers to the war in Syria. The fourth image refers to the trafficking of organs on the black market, where most of the victims are children from poor countries; fifth refers to weapons free in the U.S.. And finally, the sixth image refers to obesity, blaming the big fast food companies.
The new series produced by Cuban artist Erik Ravelo was titled as "The untouchables", are photographs of children crucified for his supposed oppressors, each for a different reason and a clear message, seeks to reaffirm the right of children to be protected and report abuse suffered by them especially in countries such as Brazil, Syria, Thailand, United States and Japan”
(reposted from a Facebook post by Treva Muhammad) #ErikRavelo#art#humanrights#trafficking#guncontrol#abuse#children
I think we can all agree: human trafficking sucks. It affects millions of women, men, boys and girls every year. Most have their lives altered forever, some never see their families again, some contract life-threatening diseases, and many die. Theres nothing good about something that destroys others lives just for monetary gain.
The Oasis Projekt exists to help rescued survivors of human trafficking pick up the pieces, begin the healing process, and find their rightful and awesome self-worth and value in this world.
Welcome to our little slice of Instagram, where we’ll be sharing the journey. We’d love it if you came along. ❤️
Since 2013, WE have raised a MASSIVE SHOUT for FREEDOM and have let the world know that slavery still exists.
Every single day we're amazed with you FREEDOM FIGHTERS! Let's make tomorrow our LOUDEST day yet!
2.22.18. TOGETHER we can END IT. ❌#enditmovement
Hard to believe people are still enslaved & trafficked in today's world. Makes me sick. If you want to know more on how you can fight this disgusting epidemic follow the link in my bio. #enditmovement #endslavery#trafficking #endit ❌❌
2.22.18: Their lives. Their stories. Their futures. To us, even ONE is too many.
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Hey FREEDOM FIGHTERS, @jillianrosereed here and I’m taking over the END IT IG to tell you how you can SHINE A LIGHT ON SLAVERY! Head to our IG Stories NOW to see how you can get involved and take ACTION tomorrow!
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AWARENESS must lead to ACTION!
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Katia was a hardworking young woman, her biggest dream was to help people get better. One night she was looking through classifieds when she noticed an ad for nurses needed in London. It was Katia’s opportunity to practice what she was passionate about. She packed her bag and left for London without looking back. When she came to the address mentioned in the ad it wasn’t a hospital, it was simply an apartment. She was met by three men, who said they needed a nurse for somebody.
They told Katia they need her passport to make proper work documents. But meanwhile she can care of the people they’ve assigned her to.
She worked day and night, taking care of sick elderlies, but wasn’t paid, she was told that there are complications with the documents, she will be paid once they are settled. But months passed by, she has never seen her money. When Katia complained and threatened to go to the police, they laughed and said ..”We have all your documents, as far as you’re concerned we tell you, where you go, what you do and when are you allowed to leave”
Katia heard about those type of situations, so she fearlessly went to the police, afraid that she will be arrested. But her act of courage saved her, returned her documents and gave her an ability to fight for her wages and her freedom. To her freedom is being educated enough, so nobody can take away your life. ❌
These children are exploited in large part because they don't have anyone to stand up and fight for them. Exploitation always preys on those who aren't able to stand against it. That is why we exist. To stand up and fight for those who can't do it for themselves.
To see how you could contribute to this fight, visit our website: https://www.valianthearts.org
Full article where this stat was found: https://www.equalitynow.org/sex-trafficking-fact-sheet •
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Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou on Wednesday inaugurated, Open House, a new shelter for adult victims of human trafficking.
Open House, which is part of the programmes of Cyprus Stop Trafficking non-governmental organisation, will provide shelter and support to victims, when they leave the state shelter.
“It aims at offering a family environment to the victims and their children for as long as it is necessary,” Emilianidou said.
During their stay at the Open House, she said, victims will have freedom of movement and job opportunities.
“Trafficking and exploitation of persons is a criminal phenomenon of international dimensions, which is constantly changing, making its identification and combating a huge challenge for the prosecution authorities, the states involved and the societies in which it develops,” she said.
“Trafficking of human beings is an extreme case of human rights violations, and to tackle it, requires a coherent policy, both nationally and internationally”.
The labour ministry, she said, has developed a number of policies to combat trafficking and exploitation of persons.
Emilianidou also said that Cyprus Stop Trafficking contributes significantly to combating trafficking of persons and assisting victims of international trafficking rings. The initiatives and the important work they carry out in the field of support and service to victims of trafficking is remarkable, she said.
The post New shelter inaugurated for adult trafficking victims appeared first on Cyprus Mail. #CyprusNews #Cyprus #Emilianidou#shelter#trafficking
55% of forced labor victims are women and girls.
Let's continue to STAND together and HEAR our SHOUT for FREEDOM echo around the world.
Our voices are LOUDER when raised TOGETHER.
We look forward to joining State Rep Helen Giddings as she leads a community conference in #Dallas this Saturday to help eradicate the fast-growing issue of #HumanTrafficking in #Texas. Click the link in our bio to register.
A HORROR STORY in 3 parts (1-3/3). “Today, around 117 million women are believed to be ‘missing’ in Asia and Eastern Europe - the result of son preference and gender-biased sex selection.” That’s a quote from the United Nations Population Fund dated 15th March 2017. It continues: “Since the 1990’s, some areas have seen up to 25 per cent more male births than female births. The rise in sex selection is alarming as it reflects the persistent low status of women and girls. The resulting gender imbalance also has a damaging effect on societies. Instances of increased sexual violence and trafficking have already been linked to the phenomenon.” The chief culprits are, in order: China, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Vietnam, Macedonia, India, Albania, Montenegro, Georgia, and Singapore. Sex-detection ultrasound technology has made female infanticide easier as parents no longer have to wait until the birth to see what gender the baby is. After birth, popular methods of killing baby girls include infecting the umbilical cord, smothering the baby, or drowning her. A friend of mine told me that in his village in Pakistan they rolled baby girls down a hill; if she lived or died it was God’s will. No. God gave you a little girl. Respect that, and her. Oh, did you catch that figure? 117 MILLION female deaths. Genocide, and it’s going on right now. #femicide#genderstudies#womensstudies#feminism#feminist#equality#equalityforeveryone#sexualviolence#trafficking#sextrafficking#themisconceptionfiles#juliastonehouse
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Today I want to share and ask you to attend this event organised by @mariannesteneholm on behalf of #MaitiNepal March 3rd in #Gibraltar. They provide a real second chance for #victims of #trafficking. They are engaged in #protection, #rescue and #rehabilitation of #survivors of #trafficking but also active on #prevention, with a #Child#Protection Center in Kathmandu and several other projects. The OveHum supports this event and encourages you to attend. See you in Gibraltar! Your contribution saves lifes!. RESERVE TODAY!!
Hoy quiero compartir y pedirte que asistas a este evento organizado por @mariannesteneholm en nombre de #MaitiNepal el 3 de Marzo en #Gibraltar. Ofrecen una segunda oportunidad real para las #víctimas de la #trata. Se dedican a la #protección, el #rescate y la #rehabilitación de #sobrevivientes, pero también a la #prevención, con un Centro de #protección de la #infancia en Katmandú y varios proyectos más. El #OveHum apoya este evento y os anima a asistir. Nos vemos en Gibraltar!. Tu contribución salva vidas!. RESERVA HOY!!
Two teen girls saved from #humantrafficking in California airport! "I just had a gut feeling something wasn't right" - ⠀
@americanair employee Denise March noticed two teens, 15 and 17, boarding a flight to New York from Sacramento. "They acted nervous, like they were running away." They had no identification, adult guardians, or proper luggage. Denise called the authorities. ⠀
The teens said their first-class tickets were bought by a man named "Drey" they met on Instagram. He told them they would be paid to model in a music video in New York City. Thankfully, Denise listened to her gut, made the call, and law enforcement intervened! #seesomethingsaysomething ⠀
It all starts with YOU.
To us, AWARENESS is doing work, but awareness is only the BEGINNING. Awareness must lead to ACTION. Get your red Sharpies ready and tell someone that slavery still exists. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Thanks for using your creative talents to help SHINE A LIGHT @gcombs99!
These Trafficking aint gon stop cus its the damn people runnin the system doin the trafficking smh
We're honored to be in this fight with you, Freedom Fighters!
We are so lucky to have our FREEDOM and to choose what we do with it. There's so many who can't say that. We should ALL be free to spread our wings and fly.
2 DAYS. RAISE your VOICE with ours. ❌ #enditmovement
Rick Scarpello from @thisismenstherapy thisismenstheraphy.com send me a review of #dealwithit – living well with PTSD. .
It is very encouraging to hear someone with Rick’s training and personal background reflect on the book. I had always hoped it would help people and week after week I receive emails and messages to that effect.
I encourage any one needing to connect with a good therapist who has with personal experience in the area of over coming sexual abuse, to reach out to Rick.
Thanks for the review Rick. – doc
Get the book #dealwithit – living well with PTSD
TWO teens SAVED in American airport! 👊🏼❌#enditmovement
@americanair ticket taker, Denice Miracle spotted two California teens, 15 and 17 on their way to New York with one-way tickets. Denice noticed the girls looked nervous, and as if they were running away from home. The teens said they were told by a guy named "Drey" on Instagram they would be paid to act and model in a music video in the Big Apple. "I had a gut feeling something just wasn't right." Denice said. "I'm going to call the sherriff.” Full story: (link in bio) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Thank YOU Denice for your bravery and training! FREEDOM has been RESTORED! Let's END IT this WEEK.
Santa Monica Daily Press Discusses Sexual Abuse Of Men.
I had the pleasure of speaking with David Pisarra from the Santa Monica Daily Press about the subject of human trafficking and the sexual abuse of men and boys. David has written a great article and I include some highlights here with a link to his entire piece. We talked about what it was like shooting the documentary and what challenges do I face seeing it time and time again.
Stopping Traffic – Painful But Important To See October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. It’s a pet concern of mine because of the damage that was done to me by the violence that occurred in my own household. The scars are deep and wide.
Violence and trauma affect people differently, but the one thing we do know is that there is almost always long-term damage. I’ve often said that the physical wounds heal much quicker and more completely than the emotional or psychological wounds we suffer. Partly that is due to the psyche’s own self-preservation defense system. When a trauma happens to a child who is not equipped to handle it, the brain will often wall it off. Much like the walls that are used to dam up a river though, there is a constant pressure, a psychic drain on the individual to maintain their equilibrium
Eventually, that psychic drain becomes too much, and the pain and the memories can either start to leak out, as they did in my case. I self-medicated for years, I probably still do with food, as the memories and hurts break through my mental defenses. In other cases, they .. http://www.drjohnaking.com/the-voice/santa-monica-daily-press-interviews-dr-john-a-king/
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