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January Designated As Human Trafficking Awareness Month

first_imgIn a proclamation issued on December 29,  President Trump announced that it is time for the U.S. to “recommit ourselves to eradicating the evil of enslavement.” Story as aired: Audio PlayerJennifer-on-January-as-human-trafficking-month.mp3VmJennifer-on-January-as-human-trafficking-month.mp300:00RPd Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享President Donald Trump designated January 2018 as  “National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.” According to the proclamation, an estimated 25 million people are currently victims of human trafficking for both sex and labor. January 11 is the Blue Campaign’s “Wear Blue Day”, a day where you can all pledge solidarity with victims of human trafficking and raise awareness. The Blue Campaign is the unified partnership for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) efforts to combat human trafficking. Working in collaboration with law enforcement, government, non-governmental and private organizations. President Trump: “This month we do not simply reflect on this appalling reality.  We also pledge to do all in our power to end the horrific practice of human trafficking that plagues innocent victims around the world.”last_img

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