Their Story Matters with Sara troy and her guest Denise Antoon, J.D., M.S., on air from January 17th
Human Trafficking is Modern Day Slavery. There are more slaves today than any time in history. Human Trafficking is defined as the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labour or commercial sex act.
- The International Labour Organization estimates that there are 20.9 million victims of human trafficking globally.
- 68% of them are trapped in forced labour.
- 26% of them are children.
- 55% are women and girls.
- The International Labor Organization estimates that forced labour and human trafficking is a $150 billion industry worldwide.
- Companies lose an estimated $12 Billion a year because employees are using company time and resources for pornography and prostitution.
Our mission is to educate and eradicate human trafficking in business. The travel industry and businesses are just now starting to take a stand against the fastest growing crime.
People are not aware how prevalent it is or that it is happening in plain site. This is not just an “over there” problem. This is a crime happening in your own backyard. It happens in hotels, restaurants, farms, factories and even major sporting events. The Super Bowl is the single largest incident of human trafficking each year. Ignoring the problem is makes society more complacent in it.
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January is Human Trafficking Awareness month. The time is now to do your part to end human trafficking. have you considered your slavery footprint? We will discuss various ways individuals and businesses can do their part to end human trafficking.
Denise Antoon, J.D., M.S. founded Araminta Global, leveraging her professional experience to help businesses become part of the solution rather than the problem for human trafficking. Denise is a #1 Best-Selling Author. She has appeared on the Today Show, Fox and Friends, Dr. Phil and several local news programs; been interviewed on national radio shows and featured in People magazine.
Denise teaches at several universities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.