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“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is,
‘What are you doing for others?’” 

                                     - Martin Luther King Jr

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North America


North America


 

Human Trafficking

All over the world & even in our own backyard the U.S people are enslaved in all form of Human Trafficking. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) states that Human Trafficking is: The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, the abuse of power, a position of vulnerability or of the giving/receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person for the purpose of exploitation. Exploitation shall include, at a minimum, the exploitation or the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs.
 
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Africa


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Africa


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Causes B4F combats in Africa

Child soldiers
LACK of education
women's educational/occupational rights
Lack of clean water
LACK of dental care & soap
Malaria Treatment

 
 
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Asia


Asia


Causes B4F combats in Asia

human trafficking

After drug dealing, human trafficking (both sex trafficking & trafficking for forced labor) is tied with the illegal arms industry as the second largest criminal industry in the world today, & it is the fastest growing. (U.S. Department of Heath & Human Services) The total market value of illicit human trafficking is estimated to be in excess of $32 billion. (U.N.)

12.3 million adults and children in forced labor, bonded labor, and commercial sexual servitude at any given time. Of these victims, 1.4 million are victims of commercial sexual servitude. Also, 56% of all forced labor victims are women and girls. (ILO) xxxii In the case of all forced labor, 40-50% of persons exploited may be children. (ILO 80 percent of human trafficking victims are women & girls, & up to 50 percent are minors. (U.S. Department of State) 600,000 to 800,000 children, women & men trafficked across international borders annually. (U.S. Department of State)

Other causes B4F combats:
sex trafficking in philippines, combodia, and thailand
low wages & slavery
 

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South America


South America


Causes B4F combats in SA

lack of economic development
lack of fair wages
poverty

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partners


photo courtesy of Sseko Designs

partners


photo courtesy of Sseko Designs