Today, as the world look at slavery as a past, slavery-like practices are still remains in many parts of the world. The silent killing crime or human trafficking is the crime we must tackle with great passion. Why February 12?! It will be our opportunity to well invest as well direct our response to the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln around the world. In the honor of the 201st anniversary of the birth of President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), the man who devoted himself for problem of the slave trade and particularly the African victims, The purpose of the Global Day to Fight Human Trafficking is to The purpose of that day's actions, whether they’re large or small, is to demonstrate in a visible way that there’s overwhelming popular support for a fight against human trafficking. The goals of that day are: - Build a well awareness about human trafficking; - Remember the victims of that dirty trade; and - Promote the Conventions and Protocols related to that issue. "States Parties shall endeavour to undertake measures such as research, information and mass media campaigns and social and economic initiatives to prevent and combat trafficking in persons." - Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, ." Article 9 "No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms." - U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 4 Now it's our turn to take action against that modern- day slavery, a dirty business that nets $32 billion a year, as we open a window to the world. "The time has come!" Human trafficking, no one is protected. Now! You can take a look at the Child-Friendly Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, just log on to: http://www.ungift.org/doc/knowledgehub/resource-centre/UNYC_Child_Friendly_Protocol_to_Prevent_Suppress_and_Punish_Trafficking_in_Persons.pdf
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