Human Traffic Watch

Jada Pinkett Smith joins legislators, survivors to advocate for anti-human trafficking legislation

In Awareness, Child Sex Trafficking, Human Trafficking, Sex Trafficking on November 26, 2012 at 11:02 am

 

Celebrity advocate Jada Pinkett Smith, along with her daughter, Willow, joined Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn) at this week’s launch of the Senate Caucus to End Human Trafficking.  Survivors Minh Dang and Withelma “T” Ortiz were both present; their testimonies drove the message home that legislators must work together in order to pass effective laws against human trafficking.  As I listened to their speeches, I thought of the many victims at that moment who were suffering and unaware that celebrities, survivors, and lawmakers were standing together on Capitol Hill, fighting for their rights.

Read more: Jada Pinkett Smith joins legislators, survivors to advocate for anti-human trafficking legislation | Washington Times Communities
Follow us: @wtcommunities on Twitter

Advertisements
  1. Reblogged this on hopegiving and commented:
    Hmmm, what’s happening in Australia….time to do some investigating….I’ll get back to you….

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: