Today I am inspired to talk about an issue that is tugging at my heartstrings…Human Trafficking.

Human Trafficking is modern-day slavery. Human Trafficking fuels growth of organized crime, undermining health, safety, and security, and the basic needs of humanity. It is the fastest growing crime in the world” (www.A21.org).

It absolutely crushes my heart to hear stories of young girls and women (and some boys and men too) being sold around the world as slaves. It is not a widely publicized topic where I live, but that doesn’t deny the fact that it is happening not just here in the U.S. but likely more locally then we realize.

Here’s the thing. IT HAS TO STOP! I know there are mothers of young girls out there. The thought of this happening to my daughter or anyone’s daughter is unfathomable.


Awareness. TODAY draw a red X on your hand to show slavery still exists and we won’t stand for it! This movement is to help end Human Trafficking. To help raise awareness to this movement and help those stuck in Human Trafficking.
Read more here:


A dear friend of mine is hosting a virtual Younique party today to raise funds for the End it Movement. All proceeds today will be donated to the movement. Visit her site to order https://www.youniqueproducts.com/NicoleSowers1/party/1401896


Another great resource is www.A21.org. Also an organization empowered to end human trafficking. They have some really inspiring attire and accessories to help start conversations and spread the word, also raises funds to support the A21 Campaign.

It doesn’t have to stop there. Read up, educate yourself, get inspired, DO SOMETHING.

A few additional resources:

The Locust Effect



Let’s do our part to END IT.


About believingjoy

Who am I? That's a good question! I am Jen...a blemished woman who enjoys a tidbit of tidyness mixed with dash of craziness to create a life that is simply mine! I adore my 4 children and their daddy. I love little bits of wild like tattoos and things that make us unique. I like to mix vintage with new and strive for progress over perfection! I believe that not a single person on this planet is perfect and that's okay, it's what makes us who we are. My desire is to find joy is all circumstances with a smile and a choice to believe.
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