Try it: say “Human Trafficking” among a group of friends or family members, and watch their immediate response. People often can’t hide their reaction to the naming of this issue if they know anything at all about what it involves. What do you say when you have their attention?
Keep It Simple: Definitions of human trafficking can get lengthy and full of legal terms.
Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where people PROFIT from the CONTROL and EXPLOITATION of others. In the U.S., this involves forced labor, domestic servitude, child labor, and sex slavery. Internationally, human trafficking also encompasses child soldiers and organ trafficking.
Suggest Next Steps: Mention a specific book you read, a YouTube you recommend (Kevin Bales TEDTalk), or invite them to an upcoming film screening or training. They will leave the conversation with tangible action steps when they recall your conversation later in the day or week. Recommended resources from Freedom Summit