Ending Human Trafficking Locally and Globally
Ending Human Trafficking Locally and Globally
UNICEF USA's End Trafficking project
The End Trafficking project is UNICEF USA's initiative to raise awareness about child trafficking and mobilize communities to take meaningful action to help protect children. In partnership with concerned individuals and groups, the End Trafficking project aims to bring us all closer to a day when there are no exploited children. By the end of each episode you will be informed of various child trafficking issues and have specific tools to take action. For more information, please contact endtrafficking@unicefusa.org
Episode 8: Creating a More Inclusive Society for Children with Disabilities
How do we create a more inclusive society? 93 million children are estimated to be living with a moderate to a severe disability. Unfortunately, because of social and physical barriers we impose on society, there are children who we fail to uplift. For Land Mind Awareness Day, we have invited two guests Cara Yar Khan, former Child Protection Specialist at UNICEF and Lucy Meyer, UNICEF Spokesperson for Children with Disabilities and Olympics Gold medalist and national spokesperson for special Olympics and UNICEF USA partnership to speak not only on UNICEF's land mine awareness programs, but also UNICEF's broader approach to creating an inclusive society. Together we propose we a number of ways to take action.
Apr 4, 2018
32 min
Episode 7: Engaging Students to End Trafficking
UNICEF is one of the oldest children’s organizations, which has spearheaded the movement of children helping children. While Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF is the most iconic example of this, there are many things that children and young people can do to promote children’s rights. In this episode, we hear perspectives from students and professors on how students can get involved to end trafficking during End Trafficking month and year round.
Jan 10, 2018
20 min
Episode 6: Engaging Men on the Conversation of Child Trafficking
Human trafficking is often referred to as a “gender issue”. For example, the ILO estimates that over half of human trafficking victims are women and girls. The male perspective cannot be excluded from the conversation. In this podcast we will hear from men about: how they take action against the issue; the challenges they face; and how we can further engage men.
May 5, 2017
17 min
Episode 2: Why We Need to Address Supply and Demand
Learn about how the demand for commercial sex, as well as cheap goods and labor, is connected to human trafficking. Most importantly, you’ll learn how you can reduce demand for human trafficking in your own daily life. Go to slaveryfootprint.org to learn about your connection to child trafficking.
Nov 3, 2015
11 min
Episode 5: Vote with Your Dollar-The Power of Fair Trade
Many children are exploited and forced to work on cocoa plantations in countries in Africa and South America. Join us for a conversation with Equal Exchange and Fairtrade America to learn more about how you can join the Fair Trade movement and end labor trafficking. After listening, do some research on Fair Trade products at equalexchange.coop.
Oct 5, 2015
56 min
Episode 4: U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s End Trafficking project and Polaris
1 (888) 373-7888 is the National Human Trafficking Resource Center’s hotline number. After you write this number down, join us for a conversation with Polaris to learn the behind the scenes operations of the hotline.
Oct 5, 2015
9 min
Episode 3: How Far Have We Come and Where do We Go From Here?
The anti-trafficking movement is still young. In the past few years, landmark legislation has been passed, reports of trafficking have increased in number, and more people are aware of what human trafficking is. But where do we go from here? Join us in a discussion with the International Justice Mission and Polaris. After listening to the podcast go to unicefusa.org/help/advocate to continue the fight against child trafficking.
Oct 5, 2015
22 min
Episode 1: What is Human Trafficking?
During this overview of human trafficking, you will learn about what trafficking is, how it affects children, signs that a child is being trafficked, and strategies being used in the field to combat trafficking. Most importantly, you will learn several ways in which you can take action.
Oct 5, 2015
16 min