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Diane Namm and Several Specialists from a Variety of Fields Talk About Modern-Day Slavery

Posted by Levine Communications Office on January 18, 2013

ImageWritten by Cameron Conaway

“Global awareness campaigns are stronger than ever thanks to social media. Let’s take Twitter for example. Rotary International has had tremendous success spreading their #EndPolioNow mission and most recently I’ve discovered the Indigenous Rights Revolution through their #IdleNoMore campaign. With social media however, can come a whole lot of misinformation and most of the time it’s skewed towards the extreme. As my finger is on the pulse of all things human trafficking such skewing in this field has been most evident to me. It’s true that even the spread of misinformation can lead to positive results. My Twitter feed often lights up with some horrendous statistic that has no source but certainly pulls on emotions and leads to more people getting involved in the fight. Still, nothing works in a fight quite like the truth. In a physical altercation truth screams and there are immediate results. In an awareness campaign like the fight against human trafficking, however, truth’s voice can get lost in the current. So I cast a question into the current, “What are the biggest misconceptions about human trafficking?”

Go to Goodmenproject.com to read what specialists are saying.

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