HELD DEAR

With grit and determination fight for everything and everyone that is precious to you.

ABOUT HELD DEAR


We hope to illustrate and publicize the voices from a variety of different sectors actively working to combat sexualisation, sex tourism and sex trafficking. There are champions throughout the world who fight for equality and the safety of others, we want to cherish their incredible work.

PART ONE

Demonstrate tangible ways any individual can protect freedom and promote gender equality wherever they are in the world.

PART TWO

Through a variety of media illustrate and publicise the experiences of individuals who are actively combating sex trafficking.

PART THREE

Enable and empower others to combat sexualisation, sex tourism and sex trafficking from anywhere in the world.

With globalisation the world and it’s people are becoming increasingly interconnected. The movement of people, voluntarily or through coercion is becoming ever more common.

While men are often trafficked into hard labour, women and children are trafficked into the commercial sex industry. This involves coerced pornography, prostitution, sex trafficking and sexual slavery.

The ease at which people can now be moved across the globe has resulted in an increase in the number of individuals sex trafficked. Sex trafficking is an lucrative business, with an estimated annual profit of over 30 billion. It is quickly becoming an endless source of revenue for organised crime networks around the world.

Sexual exploitation is intrinsically tangled with gender discrimination. Women and children are traded as merchandise, sold and used however the buyer sees fit.

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