Presentation on theme: "Zonta International Who We Are ABOUT ZONTA INTERNATIONAL Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals."— Presentation transcript:
Zonta International Who We Are ABOUT ZONTA INTERNATIONAL Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy.
Zonta Club of Melbourne Hosted one 4 Hour Public Awareness Training Hosted two 8 Hour Law Enforcement and Service Provider Trainings Co-hosted 8 Hour Public Awareness Training with ECHTTF Participated in Human Trafficking Symposium hosted by Congressman Bill Posey Awareness Presentations to the Community
East Coast Human Trafficking Task Force Human-rights based, victim centered forum and mechanism to combat all aspects of human trafficking in the Brevard County area through coordination of public awareness, education, and involvement and the creation of formalized alliances and partnerships of local, state and federal agencies.
Who Are The Victims? 50% Are Children 80% Are Women and Girls Looking for a Better Life In the Wrong Place at the Wrong TIme
What Forms of Human Trafficking Take Place in FL?
Who are the Pimps and Traffickers ? A pimp can be a boyfriend, father, mother, brother, uncle, coach, teacher = Anyone exerting control over a minor.
Children are considered victims Any child under eighteen persuaded to perform a sex act is defined as a victim of human trafficking in the United States.
CSEC Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Child Prostitute DELETE From Your Mind Child Prostitute DELETE From Your Mind Victim
National Human Trafficking Hotline
Products often tainted by slave labor: Coffee, Vegetables, Meat, Fish, Shoes, Clothing, Cotton, Rubber, Gold, Electronics, Tires, Building materials, Chocolate How Many Slaves Work for Me?