Ep. 7 : What Parents Need to Know about Human Trafficking


"Human Trafficking worldwide is know as a hidden crime, but it's hidden in plain sight."

Episode 7 – What Parents Need to Know about Human Trafficking

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and this episode is full of valuable information for parents regarding what trafficking means, the language used to describe it, the risk factors and red flags, as well as crucial details every parent needs to understand about human trafficking

In this episode, we dispel some of the myths that are out there about human trafficking, identify some red flags parents should watch for, and how parents can parent from a place of love rather than fear.  

Episode #7 - Show Notes

Human trafficking is the trade of humans for the purpose of forced labor, sexual exploitation, and/or slavery. Even though slavery has been abolished, human trafficking still exists. Human trafficking is the modern-day form of slavery. Researchers estimate that some 21 million people are enslaved worldwide.  




Episode #7 - About Our Guest



Raised in the Milwaukee area, Melania has always had a heart for humans. Once upon a time a teen mom, she wings her way through motherhood with chocolate, her mom tribe, and all the love. A sought-after local speaker and advocate for the victims of human trafficking, Melania truly has a heart for her fellow humans. Melania believes that labels should be twisted into good, Pinterest is a form of self-care, and Instagram is the best of social media platforms. Her days are spent balancing her career, drinking chai tea, reading good books, and adventuring with her daughter, Yara.

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