Posts tagged kendra martin
Social Media: Making Targeting Easier for Human Traffickers

In our current digital age, social media makes the world go round. There are so many online outlets that are used in order for us to remain in contact with our friends and family like: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. According to the Polaris Project, the internet has dramatically reshaped how we buy and sell things, including each other.

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An Introduction to Human Trafficking Awareness Month

While December is an important month for the Dressember organization to make a statement against human trafficking and recognizing its victims through a dress or a tie, the Dressember campaign does not start and end in December. In fact, the Dressember campaign continues until the end of January which is recognized as Human Trafficking Awareness Month.

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Are children victims of human trafficking?

Since 2016, an estimated 40.3 million people are involved in modern day slavery, including the 24.9 million in forced labor and 15.4 million in a forced marriage. These forced relationships can result in rape and domestic violence but since they are in a contractual marriage, assault is oftentimes overlooked.

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Self-evaluation as the stepping stone to showing gratitude

Oftentimes, life gets to be a little busy for us and we find ourselves coasting and not really taking the chance to step back, take a breath and appreciate what is right in front of us. I know that this year, I was definitely guilty of that. However, after actually sitting down and doing a self-evaluation with myself, I realized that this year, I was truly blessed in ways that I never even knew.

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