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Soroptimists STOP Trafficking

About this program

Slavery is a harsh reality for millions of people the world over who find themselves trapped in an exploitative and abusive system, bought and sold like objects, and treated with no dignity or human decencySTOP trafficking logo.

In 2007, Soroptimist launched a major campaign— Soroptimists STOPTrafficking—aimed at raising awareness about the devastating practice of sex
trafficking. Soroptimist clubmembers place sex slavery awareness cards in highly visible locations including police stations, women’s centers, hospitals, legal aid societies, etc. The program has evolved to include a multi-dimensional approach to end sex trafficking including raising awareness, assisting victims, preventing sexual slavery, and advocating for better laws and enforcement.

Learn more about the complex issue of sex trafficking and what resources exist to stop it.

Raising awareness about sex trafficking, sexual slavery and human trafficking

(Above) The Vista, California, Soroptimist club sponsors an annual walk and community event on the National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness to raise awareness and educate the global and local communities about the horrible crimes of human trafficking.


Quick Links

• Read the Soroptimist Whitepapers on this topic:

The New Face of Slavery

Prostitution is Not a Choice

• Donate to support this program

• Contact Soroptimist's program department

• Access resources to stop sex trafficking

• Members: Access resources for administering this program



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