National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

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National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
United States
National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

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Observed on January 11, National Human Trafficking Awareness Day focuses on bringing attention to the ongoing issue of human trafficking. While the entire month of January is designated as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, this specific day is dedicated to raising awareness and preventing this illegal practice. It is distinct from the United Nations' World Day Against Trafficking Persons. Since its establishment by the Senate in 2007, this day has garnered substantial public support, ranging from individual donations to government-organized events. Human trafficking, a heinous injustice that transcends race and background, calls upon all of us to stand against it wherever it may exist.