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Action 13:
Learn about domestic servitude in your area

Launched November 2

Action

Learn

Domestic servitude is a form of human trafficking which is difficult to detect because it takes place in private residences. As a result, domestic workers are generally more vulnerable to abuse and exploitation. Most cases are discovered by neighbors who notice that "something was not right."

Respond

  • Learn about cases of domestic servitude in your city, state or country. What happens to the victims? The traffickers?
  • Get to know the signs. If you think you see suspicious behavior, know where to call.
  • Write an article for your local paper on domestic servitude.

Resources

Check out the resources linked below, and share the links to your Facebook page to spread awareness. Use #ConfrontHumanTrafficking to contribute to the 30Actions30Days ArtWorks for Freedom Campaign to #ConfrontHumanTrafficking.

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Domestic servitude takes place around the world. The PBS News Hour explored this practice in the Gulf states.
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Human Rights First offers guidance on identifying cases of domestic servitude and recommendations for community members.
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"The Enslaved Woman They Called Lola" is the real story of one family's domestic slave.
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