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How Can You Effect Change?

Everyone has the power to effect change. You can help in advocacy, information-dissemination, and by making wise consumption choices.

You could also volunteer or contribute financially to support organisations that work against trafficking.
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Beyond Self

Spread the word and talk about the problem.
Raise awareness at school, in communities and with friends.
Support the cause by donating to and volunteering with organizations that tackle human trafficking, rescue and rehabitilate survivors.
Know the signs of trafficking and report to authority.
Influence others in their attitudes and actions.

Examples of What You Can Do
Many groups have been formed and activities are being organized around the world. Here are some examples of things you could partake in or emulate. These groups / organizations have great ideas to help you get started. Use your imagination!

  Four Australians are cycling from London to Melbourne to raise awareness about child trafficking.
  Meet Up
  “Meet up” is a community group of purpose, goals, and action. They seek to combat modern slavery, which is the economic exploitation of individuals through the use of violence and coercion, and human trafficking, which is the modern-day slave trade.
  Educating for Justice
  Jim Keady was a soccer coach and a university student doing theology, turned activist to fight for workers in Nike factories in Indonesia. He wants workers to be paid fairly in order to live with dignity, as a human being to have the necessity of life. Nike's maximising profit at all costs, exploiting workers whose pay is not even enough to get children to school or enough to eat. He founded "Educating for Justice" for fair living wages and working conditions for Nike's factory workers in Indonesia.

"Educating for Justice" brings their work in Indonesia to the classrooms to raise awareness about labour exploitation and human rights. This help to show how students, and consumers, have tremendous power in helping to tackle such problems. This aims to multiply and reach the critical mass to seek fairness for all people.
  “PROJECT FUTURES” empowers a passionate network of socially-engaged volunteers, activists, and young professionals to raise awareness and funding to combat human trafficking and sex slavery worldwide. You can use your skills and talents, your social networks, and a passion for this cause to build grassroots events, campaigns and activities.
  MTV Exit

MTV EXIT aims to increase awareness and prevention of human trafficking through television programs, online content, live events, and partnerships with anti-trafficking organizations. Check out this site to learn more about trafficking and how you can get involved in the fight against trafficking. Watch or download our celebrity-presented documentaries as well as the short films and promos, plus get information on live events we are producing.

MTVEXit works with local communities in Cambodia to develop programmes to help to educate potential victims in rural Cambodia.
  Anti-Slavery International
  Anti-Slavery International relies on the support of individuals. There are many ways to help, from making a donation to joining their Campaigns Network, setting up anti-slavery group, organizing events to raise awareness or to raise funds.
  MTV-U Against Our Will Campaign
  The mtvU Against Our Will Campaign was launched in September 2011 in partnership with Free the Slaves, GEMS, and Polaris Project. The campaign amplifies America's college students' efforts to end modern-day slavery in the U.S., and empowers them to learn more and get involved. The name mtvU's Against Our Will Campaign, reflects the simple fact that this violation of our most basic human rights is against the will of the college students mobilizing around the issue, against our will as a free society, and against the will of those trapped in modern-day slavery.
  Yoga Freedom Project
  The mission of Yoga Freedom Project is to unite the yoga community around the issue of sex trafficking through education, awareness, and fundraising for organizations they believe in.
  Free2Work provides consumers with information on how products relate to modern-day slavery. Through the site you can learn how your favorite brands are working to address forced and child labor. You can additionally access in-depth information about industry issues through our industry pages and news feeds, and you can learn more about trafficking and supply chains through our blog posts.
  The Chain Reaction Project
  The Chain Reaction Project (TCRP) is a Singapore non-profit organization that was born in 2009, when four women committed to help change lives in some of the world's least-developed nations. United by a passion for adventure and philanthropy, TCRP seeks physical challenges and local organizations that can benefit from their efforts. TCRP's mission is to find a cause, and have an effect and from there, grow their initiative by inspiring others to be catalysts for change as well.
  Ending Modern Day Slavery : a New Approach
  A video from Walk Free, the movement to end modern slavery, on our new approach to a centuries-old abuse.
  Walk Free
  Walk Free is a movement of people everywhere, fighting to end one of the world's greatest evils: modern slavery.

Donate to Support Non-Profit Organisations that Work with Human Trafficking Victims and Survivors
If you wish to donate and raise funds for this cause, here are some organisations which you may wish to consider. This sector is under supported due to lack of knowledge by the general public.

HOME Singapore
Hagar Singapore
Daughters of Cambodia
The Visayan Forum Foundation
Maiti Nepal
ArtWorks for Freedom
Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS)
Transit Workers Count Two
and more...

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