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Keep your child safe from being trafficked

July 30 is the UN World Day against Trafficking in Persons, to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking and for the promotion and protection of their rights.”

The US Department of Homeland Security defines human trafficking as a “modern-day form of slavery involving the illegal trade of people for exploitation or commercial gain.” Worldwide, sex trafficking industry pulls in an estimated US$99 billion each year.

In Trinidad and Tobago, we have had our own exposure to it, with groups of Venezuelan women having to be rescued from sites of sexual exploitation. The most vulnerable groups are women and children.

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