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TrailBlaze Freedom By Minimizing Demand For Human Exploitation.

As we advocate against human trafficking, we don't want to be hypocrites. This is why this week we challenge you to look at your own life to see if you can be part of minimizing the demand.

Don't Buy Sex

  • Get help with porn or buying sex here and here.

  • Encourage your friends who are into porn or buying sex to see the negative consequences (like sex trafficking!) and refer them to help.

  • Become a Defender or write a letter to johns here.

  • When you see/hear media that glorifies sexual abuse or buying sex, say something to help others realize not everyone thinks this is cool. 

  • Choose one of these action items or learning tools from the Coalition of Trafficking Against Women

Your Slavery Footprint:

What do labor trafficking victims do all day? When we think about the answer to this question, we realize that they probably do things that would bring their oppressors profit, or maybe bring ease to their owner's lives. So, if there are tens of millions of modern slaves making money for their oppressors, and we live in a globalized world with a high economy, it shouldn't be hard for us to put two and two together. Yep. You got it: the oppressors make their money off of us

We know it is hard to consider how much you add to the demand for modern slaves, but we must be honest with ourselves. If you do anything this week, take this unique, interactive survey to help you see your slavery footprint here

Avoid Buying Items Made By Slaves 

  • Buy used and recycle and reuse, so you aren't adding to the demand for new products made. 

  • Buy from ethically sourced and Social Good Stores.

  • To avoid being overwhelmed and quitting before you start, choose just one area to begin buying differently in.

  • Minimizing the demand for modern slaves though the goods you buy is an extensive topic, so here is a smattering of things to help you on your way:


become a defender

Click the Defenders logo below to find out how to become a Shared Hope International Defender and/or watch their video below:

take the quiz and find out how many slaves work for you:

As we advocate against human trafficking, we don't want to be hypocrites. This is why this week we challenge you to look at your own life to see if you can be part of minimizing the demand.