You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.— William Wilberforce
Colorful Human Trafficking quotations
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.
Let it not be said that I was silent when they needed me.
If to be feelingly alive to the sufferings of my fellow-creatures is to be a fanatic, I am one of the most incurable fanatics ever permitted to be at large.
All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.
Nothing has ever been achieved by the person who says, ‘It can’t be done.’
I want a society free of human trafficking
I am only one but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something.
The doors will be opened to those who are bold enough to knock.
I know what kind of man it takes to get involved with something as barbarous as human trafficking.” “I get it, Swopes. He’s not the kind of man you take home to meet your stepmom.” I rethought that. “Wait a minute. Maybe my stepmom would like to meet him. Do you think he ships to Istanbul?
We cannot rely upon the silenced to tell us they are suffering.
The Bible may, indeed does, contain a warrant for trafficking in humans, for ethnic cleansing, for slavery, for bride-price, and for indiscriminate massacre, but we are not bound by any of it because it was put together by crude, uncultured human mammals.
Go out on a limb. That's where the fruit is.
If you add up all the forms of genocide, from female infanticide and genital mutilation to so-called honor crimes, sex trafficking, and domestic abuse, everything, we lose about 6 million humans every year just because they were born female. That's a holocaust every year.
What if every church in America had a ministry to stand against modern slavery?
Human trafficking is a crime against humanity.
We must unite our efforts to free the victims and stop this increasingly aggressive crime which threatens not only individuals but the basic values of society.
If we truly want to have world peace, we have to end human trafficking.
I am only one, But still I am one.
It is by standing up for the rights of girls and women that we truly measure up as men.
Human trafficking is an open wound on the body of contemporary society, a scourge upon the body of Christ. It is a crime against humanity.
Human trafficking is a globally assisted pandemic that generates billions of dollars of income a year.
The only people benefiting from the status quo in immigration [in the USA] today are the people trafficking human beings across the border, and the people who are hiring illegal labor for cheap purposes.
Around the world, human traffickers trick many people into slavery by false promises of good jobs or good education, only to find themselves forced to work without pay, under the threat of violence.
Slavery takes hold of few, but many take hold of slavery.
Human trafficking is a scourge, a crime against the whole of humanity.
It is time to join forces and work together to free its victims and to eradicate this crime that affects all of us, from individual families to the worldwide community.
The Democrats are using the human trafficking bill's language that's been there for 40 years, regarding the use of federal funds for abortion.
Human trafficking is a human tragedy. It's an outrage against any decent people.
It's very fashionable to talk about human trafficking in this fantastic AC hall.
It's very nice for discussion, discourse, making films and everything. But it is not nice to bring them to our homes. It's not nice to give them employment in our factories, our companies. It's not nice for our children to study with their children. ... That's my biggest challenge.
I don't think about competition. I am definitely attracted to not just playing a regular character - I don't know there's any such thing as "regular. In American Crime, I get to play a runaway who's living with her pimp in North Carolina and she's a prostitute, but she's a victim of human trafficking because she's under 18. I like those roles. That's what I wanted; I wanted to play someone that was a challenge.
I think on all the debate on immigration, and all of that, the class of person that should be given the benefit of the doubt is the genuine refugee that is just in real desperate strait. Some of them are in the United States illegally because of [human] trafficking. They were caught up in trafficking, and you can argue to what extent it's their fault, to what extent they didn't know what they were getting into.
I am an entrepreneur and my goal is to create invention to the solution of human trafficking and extreme poverty.
The initial spark that promoted me to start Not For Sale was human trafficking in the San Francisco Bay Area. This led me to take a journey around the world on how this could exist in the 21st century.
Human trafficking is the illegal trade of human beings, mainly for the purposes of commercial sexual exploitation and forced labor. In short, it's modern day slavery.
Let me tell you what is interesting about the administration.
We had Central American miners that were placed in Ohio, and we never knew a thing about it. We didn't know where they were. And, in fact, we know now that some of them, there is a case going on where some of them may have been human-trafficked.
Usually you just use these words: "I give you my, I make this commitment to you, I honor this idea between us." For me, commitment boils down to honor. Because you make a commitment to protect our environment, you make a commitment to species preservation, you make a commitment to stop things like human trafficking. You make a commitment to stop smoking, to eat better. Typically, something that is positive. A positive notion of honor.