Teen Vogue: 5 Ways You Can Start Fighting Human Trafficking Today
In recognition of the United Nations’ World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, Victoria Erdel explains five ways you can help put an end to human trafficking.
In this op-ed, founder and host of The Trafficking Dispatch, a student-run anti-trafficking podcast, Victoria Erdel maps the history of the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, and explains five ways you can help put an end to human trafficking.
Today is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. In 2013, the United Nations (UN) chose July 30 as the day to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking and for the promotion and protection of their rights.” But before working toward these goals, it’s important to understand whose rights this day aims to protect.
So what can we do about this? As a young anti-trafficking advocate, I have drawn upon personal experience and expert advice to compile five things that we can start doing on July 30th.
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