World Day Against Trafficking in Persons falls on July 30th. The day was declared by the UN to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking and for the promotion and protection of their rights.” This year, we will be having a Google+ Hangout on July 27th in honor of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Panelists will include members of government, NGOs, civil society, and social service providing agencies in order to raise awareness about human trafficking.
Theme of the Google+ Hangout:
Combatting trafficking through the Four P’s: Why we need Protection, Prevention, Prosecution and Partnerships to create a world free of exploitation.
We have an amazing lineup of experts who will speak to each prong:
Malea Otranto- End Trafficking Project, Moderator
Brook Bello: Founder and CEO, More Too Life
Srgt. Donna Gavin: Boston Police Department, Human Trafficking Unit
Mara Vanderslice Kelly: United Way Center on Human Trafficking & Slavery
Emily Pasnak-Lapchick: UNICEF USA's End Trafficking Project