From factories and brothels to farms and mines, millions of men, women, and children in the United States and around the world are exploited for their bodies and their labor. Whether through violence, deceit, or the promises of a better life, some of the most vulnerable populations among us — including migrants and refugees fleeing conflict or disaster, homeless LGBT youth, Alaska Native and American Indian women and girls, and children in poverty — are preyed upon by human traffickers. In order to rid the world of modern slavery we must do everything in our power to combat these violations of human decency.
While the entire month of January is focused on this issue, January 11 specifically is named as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. On this day, we would like to help educate the world on the harms of human sex trafficking, how it relates to our fight against pornography, and give resources to help put an end to sexual exploitation."
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