DW-HTBreaking the Chains: Link by Link

 Disciples Women social action emphasis through 2018.

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January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
 –Read the 2017 Presidential Proclamation here

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Disciples Women are focusing on three areas
of  human trafficking, three links of the chain.
Visit each link to learn more.
Be aware, get involved, make a difference.
The resources below can help get you started. 

 

 

Chain Link 1. Sex trafficking
Women, men, boys and especially girls as young as 9-years old are being targeted by traffickers every day.

Chain Link 2. Immigration/Labor trafficking
Labor trafficking is at epic proportions and is closely tied to the immigration issues in this country.

Chain Link 3. Demand
Working to decrease demand for sex and labor services, can help to decrease trafficking.


Resources

Interfaith Toolkit
This toolkit can help local faith communities across the country raise awareness, promote dialogue, and take moral action against the scourge of modern-day slavery.

Destiny Rescue
Disciples Women in Indiana work closely with Destiny Rescue. Their website offers several ways to get involved, from congregational packages, hosting jewelry parties, to sponsoring a home for rescued girls.

The Blue Campaign
Works with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. and strives to protect the basic right of freedom and to bring those who exploit human lives to justice.

The Polaris Project
Polaris works to disrupt trafficking networks using technology to pursue traffickers wherever they operate. They help victims become free and prevent others from becoming victims.

UNICEF
To protect children from exploitation around the world, risk factors such as poverty and discrimination need to be addressed. Cases of human trafficking have been reported in all 50 states.

Link by Link flyer

5 Session Bible Study

Women’s Action Web – Human Trafficking
A one-day introduction to human trafficking.
Full version
Short version

To report a tip; to connect with anti-trafficking services in your area; or, to request training and technical assistance, general information, or specific anti-trafficking resources: 

Llama la línea gratuita y confidencial. Denunciar casos de trata; conectarse con servicios en su localidad; perdir información o recursos en español sobre la trata de personas y la esclavitud moderna: 

U.S.A.     1-888-3737-888
Canada   1-800-222-8577 (TIPS)
or text HELP or INFO to BeFree (233733)