Volunteer Opportunities: Yes. Hidden Treasures Foundation rescues victims and provides an aftercare program of restoration for their lives. The victims receive spiritual, emotional, physical and social healing in a program centered around the saving grace and healing power of relationship with Jesus Christ.
Every person is created in the image of God. Human trafficking—the exploitation of men, women, and children in order to gain a profit—is therefore a crime against both humanity and our Creator. This modern-day slavery has become a global crisis with an estimated 27 million victims.
Jump to navigation. It affects men and women, young and old across the world. It is not always easy to identify when human trafficking, which exists on a spectrum, is occuring.
Human traffickingas defined by the U. Department of State, refers to sex trafficking as well as compelled labor. Human trafficking may include "involuntary servitude, slavery or practices similar to slavery, debt bondage, or forced labor. Human trafficking is the second largest and fastest growing illegal trade in the world, depriving millions of their freedom and dignity.
It is taking place in one way or another in just about every country and is acknowledged as one of the fastest-growing crimes in the world. Victims are abducted, coerced or deceived into situations where they lose all control of their lives and are mercilessly exploited. In many, but not all, cases, this involves the transportation of victims to other countries.
With some caution, and even reluctance, let me offer you a very concrete and very real picture of what this means. Kim not actual name is 18 years old and has been prostituted all around the United States since she was She has been sexually abused and assaulted more times than she can count.
We are now accepting applications for the fellowship. Kimberly Pendleton. Lake Institute recently hosted a visit from the Lake Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship recipient, Kimberly Pendleton, and we are pleased to share some reflection and insights from her research.
As ofan estimated The influx of immigrants crossing the border into America are most susceptible to modern slavery, as traffickers use their vulnerability as immigrants as tools to manipulate and coerce. Trafficking in persons is a crime against humanity and ultimately a sin.
OCC has partnered with international organizations preventing, rescuing and offering healing to those victimized by human trafficking. Locally, we will educate and partner with organizations and state authorities who are fighting this rising epidemic in our own backyard. We are also seeing a growing trend among American at risk youth to be coerced or forced into prostitution.