Is Slavery Still Alive?

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The Cold Facts of Modern Slavery

  • A child is trafficked every 30 seconds. – UNICEF
  • The average age of entry into commercial sex slavery in the United States is 13 years old. – United States Department of Justice
  • Human Trafficking occurs in 161 out of 192 countries. – The United Nations
  • Pornography is a 96 billion dollar per year industry. – The Internet Filter Review
  • Up to 96% of women in prostitution want to escape but feel they can’t. – United Labor Organization
  • Human Trafficking is a 32 billion dollar per year industry. – The United Nations
  • In some countries it is estimated that 70% of men purchase sex. – Victor Malarek; The Johns
  • Over 27 million people are enslaved around the world. This is more than double the number of Africans enslaved during the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. – Kevin Bales; Free the Slaves

Playing Now—  Nefarious, The Documentary

 

Benjamin Nolot on The Spirit of Adoption

Benjamin Nolot was recently interviewed by Randy Bohlender on The Spirit of Adoption radio show. The full episode is below.

Intercessors In Eastern Europe

The term “iron fist” was often used to describe the rule of dictators like Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin as they terrorized Eastern Europe. A German official in the 1940’s, said he foresaw: “an iron curtain would fall over this enormous territory controlled by the Soviet Union, behind which nations would be slaughtered.” The iron… Read full post »

Does Modern Day Slavery Start At Home?

An article by Benjamin Nolot was recently published in Relevant Magazine. Below is a teaser of the article: While filming Nefarious: Merchant of Souls—a documentary on the global sex trade—I traveled to a small village on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. I had heard that the village was a hotspot for child sex tourism, but I… Read full post »

2 thoughts on “Is Slavery Still Alive?

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