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Human Trafficking 1

Human Dignity vs. Human Trafficking 2

Human Dignity vs. Human Trafficking 2

Human Dignity Cornelius A. Buller, Ph. D. “Human Dignity vs. Human Trafficking”, online article,

Human Dignity Cornelius A. Buller, Ph. D. “Human Dignity vs. Human Trafficking”, online article, The Salvation Army Ethics Centre, Canada and Bermuda Territory 2006. <salvationist. ca/docs/Trafficking/humandignityvshumantrafficking. p df> 3

What is Dignity? Bearing, conduct, or speech indicative of selfrespect or appreciation of the

What is Dignity? Bearing, conduct, or speech indicative of selfrespect or appreciation of the formality or gravity of an occasion or situation. � Nobility or elevation of character; worthiness: dignity of sentiments. � Elevated rank, office, station, etc. � Relative standing; rank. from dictionary. com � AwanaJohn Walton 4

What is the Biblical Perspective of Dignity? Genesis 1: 27 -31 We are created

What is the Biblical Perspective of Dignity? Genesis 1: 27 -31 We are created in the image of God. AwanaJohn Walton 5

What is the Biblical Perspective of Dignity? cont. We represent the whole creation to

What is the Biblical Perspective of Dignity? cont. We represent the whole creation to God. AwanaJohn Walton 6

What is the Biblical Perspective of Dignity? cont. Humans fell from this high call.

What is the Biblical Perspective of Dignity? cont. Humans fell from this high call. Genesis 3: 17, 19, 23 AwanaJohn Walton Sin, guilt and shame have replaced this dignity. Romans 1: 18 -23 Romans 3: 10 -26 7

What is the Biblical Perspective of Dignity? cont. �We now know our dignity only

What is the Biblical Perspective of Dignity? cont. �We now know our dignity only by faith in Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. • Christ did what we couldn’t; He was the perfect representative both of God to creation and of creation before God. • He perfectly fulfilled the life and destiny for which every human being is called into existence by God. • Our dignity is in the form of the free gift and blessing of God. 8

One Woman’s Story http: //www. mikeadkins. com/article/woman-at-the-well/ 9

One Woman’s Story http: //www. mikeadkins. com/article/woman-at-the-well/ 9

Human Trafficking 10

Human Trafficking 10

What is Human Trafficking? from The Palermo Protocol The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or

What is Human Trafficking? from The Palermo Protocol The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons by means of threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power, or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation. 11

� What is not human trafficking? � Who are the traffickers? � Who is

� What is not human trafficking? � Who are the traffickers? � Who is trafficked? � Why are humans trafficked? � What is new in human trafficking? AwanaJohn Walton 12

Public Service Announcement from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime http: //news. change.

Public Service Announcement from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime http: //news. change. org/stories/10 -human-trafficking-videos-to-watch-right-now 13

Schedule � Lesson 1: Human Dignity vs. Human Trafficking � Lesson 2: Slave Labor

Schedule � Lesson 1: Human Dignity vs. Human Trafficking � Lesson 2: Slave Labor � Lesson 3: Child Soldiers � Lesson 4: Sex Trafficking � Lesson 5: Biblical View of Women and Sexuality � Lesson 6: Stories of Redemption � Lesson 7: What does God Have to Say? � Lesson 8: What should be My Response? � Lesson 9: Prayer Walk 14

Additional Resources �Organizations: • International Justice Mission – ijm. org • Stop the Traffic

Additional Resources �Organizations: • International Justice Mission – ijm. org • Stop the Traffic – stopthetraffik. org • Salvation Army – • salvationarmyusa. org Not For Sale – notforsalecampaign. org �Movies: • Final Sale (2011) • Water (2005) 15

Slave Labor Lisa Thompson. “Let My People Go, That They May Serve Me”, online

Slave Labor Lisa Thompson. “Let My People Go, That They May Serve Me”, online sermon outline and notes, The Salvation Army <salvationist. ca/docs/Trafficking/letmypeoplego. pdf> 16

What is Slave Labor? A slave is a person who is the property of

What is Slave Labor? A slave is a person who is the property of and wholly subject to another; or a person entirely under the domination of another person. (dictionary. com) Afternoon. [email protected] 02 17

Types of Slave Labor � Serfdom � Indentured servitude � Debt bondage � Domestic

Types of Slave Labor � Serfdom � Indentured servitude � Debt bondage � Domestic servants � Adoptions Human. Traffickingphoto_id_8320787291_CC_BY_Imagens. Evange [email protected] 0 8 18

Trafficking of Joseph Gen. 37: 13 -28, Gen. 39: 1 -4, 7 -20 �

Trafficking of Joseph Gen. 37: 13 -28, Gen. 39: 1 -4, 7 -20 � Brothers physically attacked him. � Brothers threw him into a pit. � Brothers sold him to a group of traders. � Traders sold him to Potiphar. � Falsely accused by Potiphar’s wife. � Falsely imprisoned. 19

Enslavement of Israelites Exodus 1: 6 -16 � Forced labor to build cities. �

Enslavement of Israelites Exodus 1: 6 -16 � Forced labor to build cities. � Worked ruthlessly to make their lives bitter. � Baby boys were killed. 20

Slave Girl Acts 16: 16 -19 � Slave girl had a spirit to tell

Slave Girl Acts 16: 16 -19 � Slave girl had a spirit to tell fortunes. � Girl’s owners made a great deal of money. � Paul and Silas freed the slave girl. � Girl’s owners dragged Paul and Silas to the authorities. 21

Modern Day Slavery SEVEN YEAR OLD RAJ FROM INDIA DAY IN THE LIFE OF

Modern Day Slavery SEVEN YEAR OLD RAJ FROM INDIA DAY IN THE LIFE OF A SWEATSHOP WORKER http: //youtu. be/-x. Hf. BAKMc. Cc 22

How does God Feel about Slavery? Ex. 3: 7 -9 � Cry of Israelites

How does God Feel about Slavery? Ex. 3: 7 -9 � Cry of Israelites has Stone. Town. Slave. Trade 5_id_7893935510_CC_BY_Sonof. [email protected] 00 reached me. � I am concerned about their suffering. � I have come down to rescue them. � I will bring them out of that land. � I will bring them to a good and spacious land flowing with milk and honey. 23

Additional Resources � Organizations: • The International Labour Organization (ILO) – ilo. org •

Additional Resources � Organizations: • The International Labour Organization (ILO) – ilo. org • Slavery Footprint – slaveryfootprint. org � Movies: • The Devil’s Miner (2005) • Slum Dog Millionaire (2008) • Osama (2003) � Book : When Invisible Children Sing by Chi Cheng Huang, Irwin Tang 24

Child Soldiers 25

Child Soldiers 25

What is a Child Soldier? Any person below 18 years of age who is,

What is a Child Soldier? Any person below 18 years of age who is, or who has been, recruited or used by an armed force or armed group in any capacity, including but not limited to children, boys and girls, used as fighters, cooks, porters, spies, or for sexual purposes. It does not only refer to a child who is taking, or has taken, a direct part in hostilities. presentationbeforetheaudience_id_2144149888_CC_BY_Keith. [email protected] 0 0 26

Soldiers in the Bible � First Census Numbers 1: 1 -3 � Second Census

Soldiers in the Bible � First Census Numbers 1: 1 -3 � Second Census Numbers 26: 1 -2 27

Why Children? � Can be taken by force. � Are easy to manipulate, threaten

Why Children? � Can be taken by force. � Are easy to manipulate, threaten and brainwash. � Are cheaper than adults. � Are not strong enough to stand up to their captors. kamao_id_2144149294_CC_BY_Keith. Bacongco_54106155 @N 00 28

Ways Children are Used � Fighters � Guards � Cooks � Messengers � Spies

Ways Children are Used � Fighters � Guards � Cooks � Messengers � Spies � Thieves � Equipment managers � Suicide bombers � Human shields Sebyian_Ani_id_5641206458_CC_BY_Mja. Mes [email protected] 06 29

Some Countries that Use Child Soldiers Today � � � � Afghanistan Burma Central

Some Countries that Use Child Soldiers Today � � � � Afghanistan Burma Central African Republic Chad Colombia DRC India Iraq Philippines Somalia South Sudan Thailand Yemen donefortheday_id_2143355687_CC_BY_Keith. [email protected] 0 0 30

Modern Day Child Soldiers TOM FROM SIERRA LEONE ADRIANA FROM COLOMBIA AwanaJohn Walton 31

Modern Day Child Soldiers TOM FROM SIERRA LEONE ADRIANA FROM COLOMBIA AwanaJohn Walton 31

How does God Feel About the Treatment of Children? But if anyone causes one

How does God Feel About the Treatment of Children? But if anyone causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a large millstone hung around his neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea. (Matthew 18: 6) AwanaJohn Walton 32

Additional Resources � Movies: • Blood Diamond (2006) • Machine Gun Preacher (2011) •

Additional Resources � Movies: • Blood Diamond (2006) • Machine Gun Preacher (2011) • War Dance (2007) � Books: • A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah 33

Sex Trafficking Mylinda Baits. “Break the Chains Bible Study, Session 1 and Session 3”,

Sex Trafficking Mylinda Baits. “Break the Chains Bible Study, Session 1 and Session 3”, June 26, 2007, American Baptist Women’s Ministries. <http: //www. vineyardusa. org/site/files/Break%20 the%20 Chains%2 0 Bible%20 Study%20 Session%201. pdf> 34

What is Sex Trafficking? The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons by

What is Sex Trafficking? The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons by means of threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power, or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation AwanaJohn Walton 35

Sex Trafficking in the Bible Judges 19 Background A concubine was: � A captive

Sex Trafficking in the Bible Judges 19 Background A concubine was: � A captive of war or piracy. � Collateral given to pay off a family debt. � A daughter sold by her impoverished parents to relieve economic stress on the household. � A slave used for sex. AwanaJohn Walton 36

Judges 19 Background cont. Hospitality: a right for travelers. � Lodging for the night

Judges 19 Background cont. Hospitality: a right for travelers. � Lodging for the night � Protection � Meeting all their needs AwanaJohn Walton 37

Sex Trafficking in the Bible Judges 19 �Who are the characters in the story?

Sex Trafficking in the Bible Judges 19 �Who are the characters in the story? �Who holds the power in the story? �How is each character treated? �Whose choices affect the outcome? �Who do you identify with and why? �How do you wish the story ended? �How do these events affect the future of the tribe of Benjamin? 38

Modern Day Sex Trafficking � $32 billion each year � 1. 2 million children

Modern Day Sex Trafficking � $32 billion each year � 1. 2 million children trafficked annually � 100, 000 children in the U. S. each year AwanaJohn Walton 39

Modern Day Sex Trafficking cont. � Low income � Victims of prior violence and

Modern Day Sex Trafficking cont. � Low income � Victims of prior violence and abuse � Looking for promise of a better life AwanaJohn Walton � Physical and emotional consequences 40

Modern Day Sex Trafficking Stories 16 YEAR OLD BOPHA IN CAMBODIA Tom’s Story: Refugee

Modern Day Sex Trafficking Stories 16 YEAR OLD BOPHA IN CAMBODIA Tom’s Story: Refugee From Sierra Leone” OPERATION CHINA DOLL ORANGE COUNTY, CA http: //www. cnn. com/video/? hpt=hp_c 2#/video/international/2012/06/11/cfp -gutierrez-asian-sex-slave. cnn 41

How does God feel about the vulnerable? Luke 7: 36 -50 � Jesus welcomed

How does God feel about the vulnerable? Luke 7: 36 -50 � Jesus welcomed her. � Jesus allowed her to kiss, wash, and anoint His feet. � Jesus forgave her. � Jesus told her to go in peace. � How would you respond? AwanaJohn Walton 42

Thank God for Evolution http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=48 VPod. DYs. O Y 43

Thank God for Evolution http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=48 VPod. DYs. O Y 43

Additional Resources � Organizations: • Destiny Rescue – destinyrescue. org • Love 146 –

Additional Resources � Organizations: • Destiny Rescue – destinyrescue. org • Love 146 – love 146. org • She is Safe – sheissafe. org � Movies: • Taken (2008) • Born Into Brothels (2004) • Human Trafficking (2005) • Trade (2007) � Books: • God in a Brothel by Daniel Walker • Forgotten Girls by Kay Strom and Michele Rickett � Music Video: Thank God for Evolution by Micah Bournes 44

Biblical View of Women and Sexuality Grant, Beth and Cindy Lopez. Hudlin. Hands That

Biblical View of Women and Sexuality Grant, Beth and Cindy Lopez. Hudlin. Hands That Heal: International Curriculum to Train Caregivers of Trafficking Survivors. [Springfield Mo. ]: Project Rescue International/FAAST, 2007. Print. http: //storage. cloversites. com/<faithallianceagainstslaveryandtraffic king/documents/HTH%20 unit%202%20 good. pdf> 45

Fatmata’s Story �What is Fatmata’s value to her parents? �What is Fatmata’s value to

Fatmata’s Story �What is Fatmata’s value to her parents? �What is Fatmata’s value to her aunt? �What is Fatmata’s value to God? 46

Men and Women Utrecht_id_10351294035_CC_BY_Metro. Centric_16782093@N 03 47

Men and Women Utrecht_id_10351294035_CC_BY_Metro. [email protected] 03 47

God’s View of Women � Created by God (Genesis 1: 27) � Made in

God’s View of Women � Created by God (Genesis 1: 27) � Made in God’s image (Genesis 1: 26) � Authority over creation (Genesis 1: 28 -30) � Partner with man (Genesis 2: 18 ) � God’s blessing (Genesis 5: 2 ) 48

Women in the Old Testament � Miriam (Exodus 15: 21) � Deborah (Judges 4)

Women in the Old Testament � Miriam (Exodus 15: 21) � Deborah (Judges 4) 4: 18 -22) and (Matthew 1: 1, 5) � Ruth (Ruth � Esther (Esther 4: 14) 5250661529_d 1734 e 7 bfe_z 49

Women in the New Testament � Mother of Christ (Luke 1: 30 -31) �

Women in the New Testament � Mother of Christ (Luke 1: 30 -31) � Announced His birth (Luke 2: 36 -38) � At the side of Jesus on the cross (Matthew 27: 55, 56) � Discovered empty tomb (Luke 23: 55 -56, 24: 1 -6) � Announced resurrection (Luke 24: 9 -10 ) 50

Jesus’ Treatment of Women � Samaritan woman (John 4: 26) � Mary and Martha

Jesus’ Treatment of Women � Samaritan woman (John 4: 26) � Mary and Martha (John 11) � Mary (John 12: 1 -7) � Crippled woman (Luke 13: 10 -17) � Bleeding woman (Luke 8: 47 -48) � Woman caught in adultery (John 8: 1 -11) 51

World’s View of Sexuality � Images in our society � Worldview of sexuality 8280671002_19

World’s View of Sexuality � Images in our society � Worldview of sexuality 8280671002_19 c 064 bddf_z 52

Church’s View of Sexuality � Purity � Procreation � Taboo topic 53

Church’s View of Sexuality � Purity � Procreation � Taboo topic 53

God’s View of Sexuality � Created male and female � Gender is who we

God’s View of Sexuality � Created male and female � Gender is who we are � Humans are sexual � Sex is a gift � Sex bonds husband wife � Reproductive act � Specific boundaries 54

I Am Awesome http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=u. Wi 5 i. Xngu. TU&list=TLzfif. VV

I Am Awesome http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=u. Wi 5 i. Xngu. TU&list=TLzfif. VV 0 z. B-7 NRPa_JRhy. EFNx. E 9 vt. Knc 9 55

Additional Resources � Organizations: • Epik Project – epikproject. org • Salvation Army –

Additional Resources � Organizations: • Epik Project – epikproject. org • Salvation Army – salvationarmyusa. org • CBE International – cbeinternational. org � Books: • Eve’s Revenge by Lilian Calles Barger • Finally Feminist by John Stackhouse • Daughters of Hope by Kay Marshall Strom and Michele Rickett • Are Women Human? by Dorothy Sayers � Magazine: Mutuality Spring 2009 “Pornography and the Church” 56

Stories of Redemption Mylinda Baits. “Break the Chains Bible Study, Session 2”, June 26,

Stories of Redemption Mylinda Baits. “Break the Chains Bible Study, Session 2”, June 26, 2007, American Baptist Women’s Ministries. <http: //www. vineyardusa. org/site/files/Break%20 the%20 Chains%2 0 Bible%20 Study%20 Session%202. pdf> 57

The Genealogy of Jesus Matthew 1: 1 -7 1 The book of the genealogy

The Genealogy of Jesus Matthew 1: 1 -7 1 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham: 2 Abraham begot Isaac, Isaac begot Jacob, and Jacob begot Judah and his brothers. 3 Judah begot Perez and Zerah by Tamar, Perez begot Hezron, and Hezron begot Ram. 4 Ram begot Amminadab, Amminadab begot Nahshon, and Nahshon begot Salmon. 5 Salmon begot Boaz by Rahab, Boaz begot Obed by Ruth, Obed begot Jesse, 6 and Jesse begot David the king begot Solomon by her who had been the wife of Uriah. 7 Solomon begot Rehoboam, Rehoboam begot Abijah, and Abijah begot Asa 58

 Four Women’s Sacred Scandalous Stories � Tamar Genesis 38: 1 -30 � Rahab

Four Women’s Sacred Scandalous Stories � Tamar Genesis 38: 1 -30 � Rahab Joshua 2: 1 -24 � Ruth chapters 2 & 3 � Bathsheba 2 Samuel 11: 1 -27 AwanaJohn Walton 59

Reaction to Sacred Scandalous Stories �What was the circumstance that caused her to be

Reaction to Sacred Scandalous Stories �What was the circumstance that caused her to be exploited? �How did she respond to her situation? �How did God redeem her? �Any additional comments? 60

Application of these Sacred Scandalous Stories Have you ever felt left out or like

Application of these Sacred Scandalous Stories Have you ever felt left out or like a victim of injustice or exploitation? AwanaJohn Walton 61

Application of these Sacred Scandalous Stories, cont. How do the stories of these women

Application of these Sacred Scandalous Stories, cont. How do the stories of these women relate to those caught in human trafficking today? AwanaJohn Walton 62

Application of these Sacred Scandalous Stories, cont. How can we deal openly and honestly

Application of these Sacred Scandalous Stories, cont. How can we deal openly and honestly with these issues ? AwanaJohn Walton 63

Modern Day Redemption Stories RACHEL LLOYD Lehttp: //www. gems-girls. org/about/our-team/our-founder LOPEZ LOMONG http: //lopezlomong.

Modern Day Redemption Stories RACHEL LLOYD Lehttp: //www. gems-girls. org/about/our-team/our-founder LOPEZ LOMONG http: //lopezlomong. com/ 64

How does God feel about these Redemption Stories? � So I will restore to

How does God feel about these Redemption Stories? � So I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten. (Joel 2: 25 a) � For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. (Jeremiah 29: 11) AwanaJohn Walton 65

Additional Resources � Organizations: • GEMS International – gems-girls. org • International Justice Mission

Additional Resources � Organizations: • GEMS International – gems-girls. org • International Justice Mission – ijm. org • Mending the Soul – mendingthesoul. org 66

What does God Have to Say? Grant, Beth, and Cindy Lopez. Hudlin. Hands That

What does God Have to Say? Grant, Beth, and Cindy Lopez. Hudlin. Hands That Heal: International Curriculum to Train Caregivers of Trafficking Survivors. [Springfield Mo. ]: Project Rescue International/FAAST, 2007. Print. 67

John 4: 1 -30 How did Jesus treat the Samaritan woman? 68

John 4: 1 -30 How did Jesus treat the Samaritan woman? 68

5 Biblical Themes that Connect People of Faith with the Poor, Exploited & Oppressed

5 Biblical Themes that Connect People of Faith with the Poor, Exploited & Oppressed � God is a God of justice who hates injustice. (5 verses) � God gives dignity to all human life. (2 verses) � Jesus Christ came to redeem and restore the whole person – physically (1 verse), spiritually (1 verse), and relationally. (1 verse) � Concern and care for the poor and marginalized are commanded by Jesus and modeled by His life. (1 verse) � At the heart of Christ’s earthly message was hope for new life for every man, woman, boy, and girl. (1 verse) 69

God is a God of Justice � Psalm 11: 7 & Isaiah 61: 8

God is a God of Justice � Psalm 11: 7 & Isaiah 61: 8 – The Lord is righteous and loves justice. � Deuteronomy 32: 4 & 2 Chronicles 19: 7 – All God’s ways are just. � AwanaJohn Walton Psalm 106: 3 – He blesses those who maintain justice. 70

God Gives Dignity to all Human Life � Genesis 1: 27 – All life

God Gives Dignity to all Human Life � Genesis 1: 27 – All life is created by God and stamped with His image. � Galatians 3: 26 -29 – Each man, woman, boy, and girl is deserving of God’s love and favor in Christ Jesus. AwanaJohn Walton 71

Jesus Christ Came to Redeem and Restore the Whole Person Christ’s redemptive work includes:

Jesus Christ Came to Redeem and Restore the Whole Person Christ’s redemptive work includes: • Matthew 20: 29 -34 Physical healing • John 8: 1 -11 Spiritual healing • Luke 15: 11 -32 Relational healing AwanaJohn Walton 72

Concern and Care for Others is Commanded by Jesus Luke 4: 18 -19 At

Concern and Care for Others is Commanded by Jesus Luke 4: 18 -19 At the beginning of His earthly ministry, Jesus declared His mission. AwanaJohn Walton 73

At the Heart of Christ’s Earthly Message was Hope for New Life 2 Corinthians

At the Heart of Christ’s Earthly Message was Hope for New Life 2 Corinthians 5: 17 If anyone (man, woman, boy, and girl) is in Christ they are a new creation. AwanaJohn Walton 74

Jesus’ Model for Us � We are created by God and we have dignity

Jesus’ Model for Us � We are created by God and we have dignity and value. � Jesus came to care for the poor and free the oppressed. AwanaJohn Walton 75

What should be the Church’s Response to Human Trafficking? � The mission of the

What should be the Church’s Response to Human Trafficking? � The mission of the church. (Luke 4: 18 -19) � The message of the church. (2 Cor. 5: 17) � The means of the church. � The church as a community. AwanaJohn Walton 76

27 Million http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=K 69 Ndz. Pvwj 0&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active 77

27 Million http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=K 69 Ndz. Pvwj 0&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active 77

What should be My Response? 78

What should be My Response? 78

Review �Lesson 1: Human Dignity vs. Human Trafficking �Lesson 2: Slave Labor �Lesson 3:

Review �Lesson 1: Human Dignity vs. Human Trafficking �Lesson 2: Slave Labor �Lesson 3: Child Soldiers �Lesson 4: Sex Trafficking �Lesson 5: Biblical View of Women and Sexuality �Lesson 6: Stories of Redemption �Lesson 7: What does God Have to Say? 79

Example from the Bible: Moses (Exodus 3: 3 -15) � What was God’s plan

Example from the Bible: Moses (Exodus 3: 3 -15) � What was God’s plan for rescuing His people? � What was Moses’ initial response to God’s call? � How does God respond to Moses’reluctance? � What was the outcome of Moses’ obedience? AwanaJohn Walton 80

What can I do? http: //www. nfsacademy. org/ 81

What can I do? http: //www. nfsacademy. org/ 81

27 Ways You Can Make a Difference 1. Call the National Trafficking Hotline if

27 Ways You Can Make a Difference 1. Call the National Trafficking Hotline if you suspect trafficking. 2. Take the Slavery Footprint Survey and learn how many slaves work for you. 3. Be a conscientious consumer. Use the Free World App to let companies know you care where they source items from for their products. AwanaJohn Walton 82

27 Ways, cont. 4. Demand that your senators, representatives, and government officials make fighting

27 Ways, cont. 4. Demand that your senators, representatives, and government officials make fighting slavery a top priority. 5. Learn as much as you can about the slavery issue through books, movies, and online. Womanharvestinggroundnuts_id_10324325266_CC_NC_BY_IITAIm age. [email protected] 03 6. Be an advocate for organizations that address social justice issues. 83

27 Ways, cont. 7. Get trained to fight slavery. 8. Stop viewing pornography and

27 Ways, cont. 7. Get trained to fight slavery. 8. Stop viewing pornography and encourage your friends to stop. 9. Pray for police officers and organizations that are on the frontlines fighting against those involved in trafficking. AwanaJohn Walton 84

27 Ways, cont. 10. Challenge airlines to provide training for all flight attendants on

27 Ways, cont. 10. Challenge airlines to provide training for all flight attendants on how to identify and watch for victims being trafficked. 11. Adopt, be a foster parent, or become an orphan advocate. AwanaJohn Walton 12. Start a book club. Read a book about human trafficking and decide as a group how to take action. 85

27 Ways, cont. 13. Use social media to share information or start a blog

27 Ways, cont. 13. Use social media to share information or start a blog to educate your sphere of influence about justice issues. 14. Become an intern at an organization fighting slavery. 15. Fight slavery through your shopping habits by learning about and refraining from purchasing items often produced by forced labor. AwanaJohn Walton 86

27 Ways, cont. 16. Eat Fair Trade chocolate and tell leaders in the chocolate

27 Ways, cont. 16. Eat Fair Trade chocolate and tell leaders in the chocolate industry to stop using child slave labor. 17. Help report, document, and track cases of trafficking in your community and around the globe. [email protected] 00 18. Buy goods from organizations that help those rescued from slavery. 87

27 Ways, cont. 19. Monetarily support organizations that work to fight human trafficking. 20.

27 Ways, cont. 19. Monetarily support organizations that work to fight human trafficking. 20. Demand companies eliminate forced labor from their supply chains. 21. Teach young people that slavery still exists and challenge them to get involved. AwanaJohn Walton 88

27 Ways, cont. 22. Attend a conference where justice issues are discussed. 23. Use

27 Ways, cont. 22. Attend a conference where justice issues are discussed. 23. Use your time and talents to support local events that raise awareness and money to fight issues of injustice. AwanaJohn Walton 24. Go back to school – Moody Bible Institute is offering a new major for students interested in ministering to victims of sexual exploitation. 89

27 Ways, cont. 25. Work to end the demand for prostitution. 26. Volunteer for

27 Ways, cont. 25. Work to end the demand for prostitution. 26. Volunteer for organizations that are working with trafficking victims. 27. Pray for the Lord to show you what He wants you to do to help. AwanaJohn Walton 90

I Refuse http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=Bb. H 0 IWZL 05 s&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active 91

I Refuse http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=Bb. H 0 IWZL 05 s&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active 91