Little Bird Rescue is a page that we are dedicating to fight Human Trafficking. For the next few months, we will donate all proceeds to organizations that fight Human Trafficking. We will also be publishing topics on this in the magazine. We want to give a special thanks to Ron for helping us with his time and dedication to ending Human Trafficking and anything to do with harming children or human life. He has an incredible YoutTube page that I suggest you subscribe too. The link is below. We have also started our CrowdRise page where we will take donations for this cause. Please note that you should be 18+ to watch Ron’s YouTube because the material he shows is rather dark and adult oriented.
WHAT IS HUMAN TRAFFICKING?
Human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Every year, millions of men, women, and children are trafficked worldwide – including right here in the United States. It can happen in any community and victims can be any age, race, gender, or nationality. Traffickers might use violence, manipulation, or false promises of well-paying jobs or romantic relationships to lure victims into trafficking situations.
Language barriers, fear of their traffickers, and/or fear of law enforcement frequently keep victims from seeking help, making human trafficking a hidden crime.
Traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to lure their victims and force them into labor or commercial sexual exploitation. They look for people who are susceptible to a variety of reasons, including psychological or emotional vulnerability, economic hardship, lack of a social safety net, natural disasters, or political instability. The trauma caused by the traffickers can be so great that many may not identify themselves as victims or ask for help, even in highly public settings.
Many myths and misconceptions exist. Recognizing key indicators of human trafficking is the first step in identifying victims and can help save a life. Not all indicators listed are present in every human trafficking situation, and the presence or absence of any of the indicators is not necessarily proof of human trafficking.
The safety of the public, as well as the victim, is paramount. Do not attempt to confront a suspected trafficker directly or alert a victim to any suspicions. It is up to law enforcement to investigate suspected cases of human trafficking.