On episode 2, The Whole House ladies delve right into a serious subject, Human Trafficking. Be sure to listen in as we share a bit about Kathleen’s new novel, Defining Home, a thriller involving orphans, kidnapping and human traffickers. You won’t want to miss this one. Host Carly takes us into the dark world of Human Trafficking. Amerey talks about how the practice of prostitution has been normalized. I don’t want to give too much away! Have a listen and let us know what you think!
National Human Trafficking Awareness Day -January 11th
- Definition of Human Trafficking-the action or practice of illegally transporting people from one country or area to another, typically for the purposes of forced labour or commercial sexual exploitation.
- When we each became aware of Human Trafficking
Carly, Kathleen, Lori, Amerey
Defining Home by Kathleen (Sex Trafficking)
- Sex Trafficking targets the hidden and the voiceless
- Myths About Human Trafficking:
- Human Trafficking does not occur in the United States. It only occurs in other countries.
- Human trafficking victims are only foreign born individuals and those who are poor.
- Human Trafficking is only sex trafficking.
- Individuals must be forced or coerced into to commercial sex acts to be victims of human trafficking.
“Success lies in the effort, not the attainment.”- Gandhi
What can you do?
- Awareness is the first step
- Decent Christian Talk Episode 51
- International Justice Mission
- World Vision
- Not for Sale
- Free 2 Work
- Made in a Free World
- Nuru International– Carly ran a marathon with them!
- Zoe International
- Polaris Project Hotline 1.888.373.7888- If You SEE something SAY something.
- Local- Libera
Different Types of Slavery
- Prostitution too normalized in the media and on TV
- Hidden Girl by Shyima Hall
- Housekeeper and Slaves (Labor Trafficking)
- Nevada is the only state in the US where prostitution is legal
Seek out someone to have a conversation with and live counter culturally.