Are you a student or a teacher? Participate in the CNN Freedom Project’s #MyFreedom Day.

On March 14, 2017, the CNN Freedom Project is inviting schools around the world to participate in #MyFreedomDay, a student-driven event to raise awareness about human trafficking. If you are not in school, encourage schools in your community to participate!

According to the 2016 Global Slavery Index, there are more than 45 million people trapped in slavery today. In addition to this, the UN estimates that human traffickers earn more than $150 billion every year from enslaving people. #MyFreedomDay seeks to bring awareness to this by asking students to participate in a variety of different activities, including “Stand for Freedom,” where students are asked to stand for 45 minutes to represent the 45 million people enslaved today and share it on social media with the hashtag #MyFreedomDay.

For more information about #MyFreedomDay, please click here.

Forms of Abolition:

Forms of Slavery:
Domestic Servitude, Forced Labor, Child Labor, Bonded Labor, Sex Trafficking, Forced Marriage