human trafficking prevention month

January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month, a time for realizing that slavery actually did not end with the Emancipation Proclamation. As a matter of fact, the U.S. State Department tells us that there are 12.3 million "trafficking slaves" around the world today.
Advocates are hopeful that the legislation will have a measurable impact by raising awareness at prime locations where pimps exploit their victims.
"It is barbaric and it is evil and it has no place in a civilized world," Obama said about the multi-million dollar industry
Guest Rani Hong shares her story of being kidnapped at age 7.
Every day, in every nation on the planet, children are sold and bonded into slavery. Thousands of children. I know, I was one of them.