Human trafficking is a global problem, but it’s also an issue that affects indigenous communities. We’re working to put an end to this injustice and help indigenous people rebuild their lives.
Human trafficking is not limited to one country or culture, but it does disproportionately affect indigenous communities in more than 30 countries around the world. Human traffickers are often motivated by the desire for profit and are willing to exploit the most vulnerable members of society, including indigenous people who may be unable to speak out against them due to language barriers or other factors.
In addition to causing physical harm, human trafficking can have a lasting impact on victims’ mental health. Victims often feel shame and embarrassment about what happened to them, which makes it difficult for them to seek help. They may also experience depression or post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of their experiences with human traffickers.
To combat these issues and help end this injustice once and for all: