10 things I have learned about Human Trafficking since launching our Task Force

1. Human Trafficking is a big money ‘business’.

2. Human Trafficking affects everyone, everywhere.

3. You don’t have to be physically moved to be ‘trafficked’.

4. Travel & Tourism is often an unwitting facilitator of Human Trafficking.

5. Trying to understand where Human Trafficking is taking place is really complicated.

6. Travel & Tourism has a big role to play in the fight against Human Trafficking.

7. Travel & Tourism employees are the eyes and ears on the ground (and in the air).

8. There is a role to play in supporting survivors, too.

9. Global Action is required to tackle a problem of this magnitude.

Image: WTTC Human Trafficking Task Force Members

10. Governments need to wake up and step up — it’s time for action!


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