Resources from Disciples Women General Website
Human Trafficking Awareness Resources
Women’s Council Faith in Action Mission Cluster leader Hope Attenhoffer has created an excellent web site for CCNC-N women for events and information on human trafficking and other justice issues. Please go to http://www.disciples-faithinaction.org.
Do you think that human trafficking (modern day slavery) is in another place and another time? Think again.
Getting involved for Trafficked & Exploited Children
Research shows that one in five girls and one in ten boys will be sexually victimized before they reach adulthood, many as the result of trafficking. However, less than 35 percent of these crimes will be reported to law enforcement.
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) is the nationís leading resource on the issues of missing and exploited children. To help provide communities with the tools to combat the issues of child sexual exploitation, NCMEC launched the Campaign Against Sexual Exploitation (CASE).
Church Women United and NCMEC have partnered to bring CASE to your local communities. YOU can join this national movement by implementing CASE in your local area and by becoming an advocate in the fight against the sexual exploitation of children and youth in your local community.
NCMEC is hosting a FREE Webinar (accessed through the internet and phone) exclusively for CWU members. In this webinar, you will:
A Statement on Human Trafficking for Freedom Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012
February 26, 2012 is "Freedom Sunday" and an excellent opportunity for us to raise awareness that human trafficking and modern-day slavery is a booming industry that will take the efforts and prayers of every one of us to stop. Please click here to see the statement released by Sharon Watkins about the Disciples' commitment to addressing this issue in our congregations and communities. Women's and youth groups in many of our congregations already have taken action and continue to be advocates for those without a voice.
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