Be an informed consumer by finding out where products come from and the conditions of those who make them before you buy. Choose products that adhere to fair trade principles and support vulnerable communities. Don't buy products you suspect are made in sweatshops or by child labor. Don't support businesses known to exploit people. Keep up to date - follow FREELAND on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Subscribe to the FREELANDER e-magazine. | Keep your eyes and ears open for evidence of human trafficking or enslavement. Warning signs.For cases in (or connected to) Thailand, tell us about any evidence of human trafficking or enslavement you see or hear about. Do not attempt to gather evidence if it involves any risk to your safety.Contact us and we will act.For other cases, contact trusted local police or anti-trafficking organizations (some of which also provide care and advocate for victims). Refer to MTV Exit's directory of hotline numbers. Tell your friends, family and community leaders about human trafficking and its impacts. Ask them to join you in taking action to prevent it. |
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Human trafficking is the fastest increasing criminal industry in todays world, coming in second after illegal drug-trade. This type of slaver has been traced back to the ancient Mesopotamian and Mediterranean civilization and has continued to grow. What is human trafficking? Commonly referred to as "modern-day slavery" is the illegal trade of human beings for forced labor or for exploitation. Exploitation referring to the using others for prostitution or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, slavery, or the removal of organs. Woman and young children...