By Anita Antonini
United Nations Headquarters, NYC, November 4, 2010
Launch of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund
For Victims of Human Trafficking
Special guests, New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, Nicholas Kristof with Demi Moore and Ashston Kutcher joined UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon and UN Office of Drugs and Crime Executive Director, Yury Fedotov in discussion about the global problem of human trafficking (especially for women and children) that effects every country and how we have a collective responsibility to the world’s most vulnerable. Human trafficking, being one of the worst crimes, shames us all.
This 2010 discussion is being transformed into action by starting the trust fund to provide humanitarian, legal and financial aid as well as achieving justice and making real change. UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon pledged it’s the UN’s mission to widen the horizons of women and children. When we enslave a woman, we hold the ... Read More