We are an organization that is DEVELOPING a training database to educate others in the fight against human trafficking and modern day slavery. We are raising up caregivers to aid and work with survivors of the sex trafficking industry. Our mission is to equip communities to effectively combat the multiple injustices affecting society right outside our front doors and around the world. We are working to open the eyes of the local and global community to the severity and oppressive world of modern day slavery. We are raising our voices to bring freedom to the captives!
Bob and Kimberly Johnson are the founders and directors of I. Dignify. They are passionate about bringing change and permanent freedom to victims of modern day slavery. A life altering encounter with a fifteen year old girl rescued out of the sex trade in Cambodia caused Bob and Kimberly to make a drastic shift from the city of San Francisco to a worldwide focus. Their heart is to see people become who they were truly created to be and assist in revealing identity to those that had it stolen from them.
Read (or watch) the journey and updates of
I.Dignify online at: idignify.posterous.com
Human Sex Trafficking is: the ILLEGAL TRADE of human beings through abduction, with the use of threats or physical force, deception, fraud, or sale for the intention of slave labour and/or commercial sex.
Victims of this notorious world are forced to engaged in unprotected sex, gang rapes, forced abortions and numerous other violations of human rights which has been estimated to generate approximately thirty-two billion dollars annually and is the second most profitable business worldwide. Over 1.2 million children are trafficked on a yearly basis, 100,000 of which are children in the U.S. that are coerced into being involved in pornography or prostitution. On average, the entry age into prostitution is just twelve years old, but some are sold into this industry at the young age of four!
Human sex trafficking is a crime that is constantly being committed on the streets, right under our very noses, and for so long many of us haven't lifted a single finger to bring an end to it...until now. Now we have the opportunity to bring hope, love, and freedom to the individuals who have been enslaved by fear, manipulation, and control. Often times we underestimate how much change we could bring to victims, but if we stop to help the one it could be the beginning of stopping the one industry that openly exploits thousands of women and children every year. It starts with the one, but when we join the fight together, it will spread to many.
Become an active part of the movement as a volunteer to bring social justice to the community around you.
Go beyond borders and over seas to be involved in rescuing those trapped in human trafficking around the world.