Learn how Daughters Rising empowers at-risk girls through education to end trafficking and exploitation in their communities and break the cycle of intergenerational poverty

Human traffickers prey on the most desperate and vulnerable. To end this inhumane practice, we must do more to shield migrants and refugees — and particularly young people, women and children — from those who would exploit their yearnings for a better, safer and more dignified future.
— Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

The Issue

There are more than 20 million slaves in the world today. According to the U.S. State Department, 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year, of which, 80% are female and half are children.

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Not One more

We started with the notion that if we really wanted to prevent trafficking of the most vulnerable victims in the poorest areas, we would need to instill change from the bottom up.

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