Human trafficking is a multi-billion dollar criminal industry that denies freedom to 24.9 million people around the world.*
In the summer of 2020, the hashtag #SaveTheChildren/#SaveOurChildren used global concern over human trafficking to further QAnon conspiracy and misinformation.
When confronted with such a widespread and urgent issue, how do we decipher fact from fiction? What can we do to combat global human trafficking?
Heather Fischer is a senior advisor for human trafficking in the Philanthropy sector, who most recently served as the first-ever White House special advisor for human trafficking. She joins us to discuss the extent of the problem, what it looks like, and how we can help end trafficking around the world.
*Definition from the Polaris Project