January is Human Trafficking Awareness month

Did you know that January is Human Trafficking Awareness month?  In honor of that, JLSD would like the share the powerful article below about the very real and serious issue of human trafficking in America and the women who survived.

“‘I carried his name on my body for nine years’: the tattooed trafficking survivors reclaiming their past

Like many women who have been trafficked, sold and beaten by gangs in the US, Andrea was tattooed with the name of her abuser. But now a groundbreaking grassroots project is helping victims to turn these brands into the signs of hope.”jlsdblogpic

http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/nov/16/sp-the-tattooed-trafficking-survivors-reclaiming-their-past

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