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“Every day I remind myself that strength and resilience lie in the depth of my vulnerability. I am not just healing myself by finding social justice; I am freeing other people. I am an abolitionist.” — Bella Hounakey

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Bella Hounakey (27) talks with her friend Laura Hassan (42) about her upbringing in Togo and the memories she has from her childhood in her village. She talks about being trafficked out of Togo at 8 years old and talks about reuniting with her family and spending time with them years later.

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Western Michigan University

A Western Michigan University alumna is on the frontlines of combatting human trafficking nationwide. President Donald Trump appointed Bella Hounakey to the United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking.

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McDonalds

Bella spoke regarding Supply Chain industry and eradicating human trafficking. At McDonald’s, we take seriously our responsibility to respect and promote human rights and to act with due diligence to avoid infringing on the human rights of others and address any impacts on human rights if they occur. We are committed to respecting human rights as set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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S.A.F.E of Rocky Mount

S.A.F.E. (Support, Advocate, Fight, Educate) is a Faith-Based non-profit organization which provides Prevention and Awareness Education to local government agencies, churches, schools, colleges, youth groups, and individuals about Human Trafficking at no cost. (Based in North Carolina)

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Nomi Network

Our organization is named after a girl named Nomi, whom the founders met while traveling in Cambodia. By the time Nomi was eight years old, she had been previously trafficked by her stepfather and suffered unthinkable abuse. Today, Nomi inspires us to keep fighting for a world without slavery, where every woman and girl can know her full potential.

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Bethany Christian Services

We believe every child deserves to be safe, loved, and connected through family. Bethany is a global nonprofit that supports children and families with world-class social services, all designed to help families thrive.

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Global Center for Women and Justice

The Global Center for Women and Justice equips students to address the global status of women and vulnerable populations through collaborative and restorative justice principles.

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Framework

Framework aids service providers and their community partners to identify and provide transformative services to survivors of labor trafficking. We are dedicated to the creation of tailored, engaging, and user-friendly training and technical assistance and resources. Our project is guided by human rights values and a belief that no form of human trafficking has a place in our world.

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