What Is Human Trafficking?
Human Trafficking, also known as Modern Day Slavery, is the recruitment, transportation, or harbouring of persons for the purpose of exploitation, typically in the sex trade or forced labour. It is the fastest growing and second most lucrative criminal enterprise globally. Young girls and boys are taken from Canadian streets and sold abroad.
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Before her 20th birthday, Timea made what was to become an extraordinary and life-changing decision to visit and work in Canada for the summer of 1998 to earn extra income during a lull in the music video production market. She answered...
October 26, 2014 - Winnipeg, MB - Joy Smith Foundation Annual GalaOctober 26, 2014
"Joy Smith is Canada's leading anti-Human Trafficking activist and one of Canada's heroes - through her heavy lifting, she put Human Trafficking on the national radar screen. Because of Joy Smith, Canadians can no longer say they didn't know Human Trafficking was occurring in Canada". - Frank O'Dea, Second Cup co-founder, Order of Canada recipient.