- 27 million people holding hands, is enough people to circle the entire globe one time.
- 27 million people could fill every professional football stadium 12 times.
- 27 million people is equal to the entire population of the state of Texas.
PEOPLE TRAPPED IN SLAVERY AROUND THE WORLD TODAY.
You are reading this correctly.
There are currently 27 million people trapped in slavery RIGHT NOW.
This reality is sickening to me. How can a country that fought a terrible Civil War where over a million people were killed allow such a thing to exist? I have a few thoughts of my own, but my best guess is money. Slavery is the 2nd largest global organized crime, generating
Bonded labor, forced labor, human trafficking... Slavery is real.
But, together we can END it.
Check out the End it Movement Website to learn more about this movement and how you can help.
Source (for statistics and photos):
"END IT :: Shine a Light on Slavery." END IT. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Feb. 2015.