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Voices for Victims: Lawyers Against Human Trafficking

Voices for Victims: Lawyers Against Human Trafficking

By Jeffrey Jenkins

This video is the first of its kind to answer President Obama’s recent call to end human trafficking, “one of the greatest human rights abuses of our time.” More than just a call to action, the video is the centerpiece of the first and only tool to provide America’s lawyers with the guidance to help trafficking victims.

This video is the first of its kind to answer President Obama’s recent call to end human trafficking, “one of the greatest human rights abuses of our time.” More than just a call to action, the video is the centerpiece of the first and only tool to provide America’s lawyers with the guidance to help trafficking victims.

Already seen by thousands of attorneys across the nation, the video’s reach will be multiplied considerably as the American Bar Association recruits from among its nearly 400,000 members to lead the nation in its fight to protect victims and prosecute traffickers.

The video is part of a year-long ABA effort to fight trafficking, and includes tangible courses of action and solutions for lawyers who want to enlist in the fight. Underscoring the relevance and importance of the video, Ambassador Luis CdeBaca from the Obama administration said, “Victims of trafficking are vulnerable because they don’t have a voice in society. And what do lawyers do? We give other people a voice.”

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