On June 27th, Secretary Clinton released the 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report, the most comprehensive worldwide report on the efforts of governments to combat severe forms of trafficking in persons....
HOW TO HELP
Learn the red-flag signs of human trafficking and report tips to the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-3737-888, and all emergencies to 911.
Program the National Human Trafficking Hotline into your cell phone, 1-888-3737-888. It’s toll-free, multi-lingual and provides a wide range of services 24/7.
Join or form an OATH club at your business, place of worship or school.
Sign up now for the OATH Newsletter. Learn about Oregon and SW Washington human trafficking and related events or add an event by contacting oregonOATH@gmail.com.
Host a human trafficking training or film screening at your school, workplace or place of worship. Contact the Oregon Human Trafficking Task Force (OHTTF) at 503-251-2479 or email oregonOATH@gmail.com for more information.
Encourage communities and organizations in your area to integrate educational materials about human trafficking, into their organization or trainings. For example, ask your local hospital or school to promote educational material about human trafficking and to train their employees on what to do if they see it.
Learn about the root causes of human trafficking and the issues that fuel its growth. They include: poverty, homelessness, gender inequality, culture, HIV/AIDS, globalization, conflict, and corruption.
Set up a Google alert for key terms, such as human trafficking, child labor, child soldiers or fair trade.
Become a Facebook fan of the OATH to get news and events, and follow us on Twitter.
Buy products where people are paid a fair wage, and whose human rights are respected.