The Fight Against Human Trafficking
By Dialogo July 01, 2010How are the youth going to believe in candidates or want to vote or simply strive for a better future if the methods of political governments show us on a daily basis that to live here is a bunch of crap and we screw each other without compassion and as an example; it is a shame to have gotten to the point where we are now where life doesnâ€™t matter and the content of the movies, music, etc., they blame the criminals and they gave these the power. It is all a waste.
Mexico has become the first country to launch a national version of the
United Nations-led Blue Heart campaign against human trafficking. As part of
Mexico’s launch in April 2010, more than a dozen iconic buildings were lit up in
blue across the capital, Mexico City.
“I admire Mexico’s leadership in fighting this modern slavery, demonstrated
through its strong commitment to the Blue Heart campaign,” said Antonio Maria Costa,
executive director of the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, which spearheaded the
The blue heart represents the sadness of those who are trafficked as well as
the cold-heartedness of those who buy and sell fellow human beings, according to the
U.N. campaign statement. More than 2.4 million people — up to 80 percent women and
girls — are currently victims of human trafficking, either for sexual or labor
exploitation, the U.N. has said.