A. With one stroke of the pen, Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation abolishing slavery. That was 148 yrs ago. But today, there are more people enslaved than ever before in history, as stated in the book The Slave Next Door.
B. I believe it’s time for the world to focus on acknowledging that slavery still exists; it’s never gone away, and Human Trafficking has proven that.
C. Many are still unfamiliar with the seriousness of human trafficking and all the affects it has on all over world.
D. For the past 7 years, I’ve read books, articles and done lots of on the job training to gain more wisdom and understanding on how to reach and rescue those caught in Human Trafficking.
E. To help you better understand Human Trafficking, I will be sharing on what Human Trafficking entails, how many people are in Human Trafficking and lastly I will share on where Human Trafficking takes place.
Transition: So, starting with the first basic question of……
A. What does Human Trafficking entail?
1. According to a Global Initiative (UN.GIFT) Report, Human Trafficking involves 3 main core elements.
a. First is action, which means the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons.
b. Second is means which means the threat or use of force, deception, abuse of power, coercion or position of vulnerability.
c. Lastly, is purpose which means the prostitution exploitation of others or any other form of sexual exploitation, forced labor or services, servitude, slavery and any practices similar to slavery or the removal of organs.
i. Under this element is where Human Trafficking is divided into 3 separate categories: Sex Trade, Slave Trade and Organ Trade.
2. The Global Initiative (UN.GIFT) Report also indicates that the total number of people...