Tomorrow, Friday, July 30, is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons! We’re celebrating with a special emphasis on raising up survivor voices. It’s essential to include survivor voices in all aspects – from leadership in intervention and aftercare services, to crafting policies and procedures with a victim-centered approach to best serve the needs of trafficking survivors. Taking their voices as our lead helps prevent retraumatization and helps ensure proper care in pursuing justice.
Here are some pieces we’ve written in the past where survivor input changed policies and procedures based on assumptions about their needs to more closely match their actual experiences and needs:
Spread the word about World Day Against Trafficking in Persons!
You can add a blue heart to your profile picture on Facebook to help spread awareness.
1) click on “add frame to your profile picture”
2) search for “End Human Trafficking”
3) add the little blue Heart to your profile picture
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