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Trafficking Victim Is Determined to Help Others

Posted by The Love Justice Team | Jan 9, 2020 6:24:00 AM

Our highly trained transit monitors are a crucial part of our anti-trafficking strategy to prevent vulnerable men, women, and children from ever experiencing the exploitation and abuse of this horrible crime. 

Somoe* is one of our monitors in Kenya. After her personal and very traumatic experience with human trafficking, she joined our team and works every day to prevent others from enduring the horrors of being trafficked into slavery. Watch this brief video as she shares her story and her personal determination to help stop this crime, stating, "Now I want to help others because there are many..."

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Not for sale 

Human life is priceless. It doesn't matter where you live, what you look like, or what your social status is. Men, women, and children should not be for sale. Unfortunately, 40.3 million people live in some form of modern-day slavery today because of human trafficking (Global Slavery Index). Thankfully, some, like Somoe, are able to find a way out. However, this is often not the case for the vast majority of those who become victims. 

In order to help fight this crime, we train and place monitors, like Somoe, at borders and transit points to identify and stop trafficking as it is occurring, BEFORE beautiful lives are exploited and sold into slavery. To date, our 249 monitors have been instrumental in preventing over 20,000 people from becoming victims of human trafficking. Visit here for a more in-depth look at our work and trafficking prevention strategy.

You can help keep her free.

January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and thanks to several of our donors, our matching gift campaign that began in November will continue until January 11, Human Trafficking Awareness Day. That means every dollar given will be matched! You can make twice the impact in our fight to keep her free.Help Keep Her Free


*Names are changed for security and privacy purposes. 

Topics: Anti Trafficking

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