Just a warning…today’s The UNdigi (and the accompanying videos) is a little heavy and is not suitable for children. But you should really, really read it.
Did you know that it is estimated that EVERY 2 MINUTES a child in the world is sold into slavery (labor or sexual)?
Did you know that UNICEF estimates that there are 1.2 million children are trafficked every year?
Did you know that it is estimated that there are currently 27 million people enslaved around the world?
Did you know that human traifficking brings in 32 billion dollars a year (making it the 2nd most lucrative crime in the world)?
Did you know that there are people and organizations doing something about it?
Love146 is an organization I am just becoming familiar with. They work in prevention and aftercare of children enslaved in sexual exploitation. They are passionate to spread a message and to be involved — with their heart, their time, and their money. They want people to understand and to imagine…
I live in South East Asia where these issues surround us. However, you don’t have to live near it in order to hate it and to be involved. Let the outrage sink in. Determine in your heart to be part of the solution. Don’t just sit back with your TV lineup and Starbucks coffee and think it doesn’t matter. It does.
And be watching for ways for the digi community to be involved. Let us use our love of scrapping to fan the flame of action. THE DAILY DIGI wants to be part of it.