March is Women’s History Month. Honor this month by understanding how modern day slavery affects women and girls and join the fight to help end it.
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Women and girls account for an estimated 70% of the world’s 40.3 million enslaved population. That is more than half. This is based off of the 2017 Global Estimates of Modern Slavery—the latest estimates collected by the Walk Free Foundation and the International Labor Organization (ILO).
Since women and girls account for more than half the world’s enslaved population, it is critical to understanding how and why modern day slavery affects them. This includes both victims of sex trafficking and forced labor.
In honor of Women’s History Month, locate and join an organization that specializes in fighting against modern day slavery for women and girls and help end slavery now. Some notable ones include: Rights4Girls, Polaris Project, International Justice Mission, and the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women.
For a list of other anti-slavery organizations, please click here.
Forms of Abolition:
Forms of Slavery:
Domestic Servitude, Sex Trafficking, Forced Labor, Bonded Labor, Child Labor, Forced Marriage
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