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Pivot: A Tool to Empower Human Trafficking Victims

Human trafficking is the use of force, fraud or coercion to compel a person into any form of labor against their will. It can occur in any industry, including agriculture, construction, domestic service, restaurants, salons, commercial sex work, massage parlors, and small businesses, and does not necessarily involve transportation, despite its name. Pivot provides assistance information to female human trafficking victims without detection by their captors. Ordinary-looking sanitary pads are distributed by healthcare providers, outreach workers, and activists to suspected victims.

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Pivot is very simple and beautiful solution to a very difficult problem and it is impressive by its use of limited technology.


 

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DeletedUser

WOW! What and effective outreach tool! How can we order this product from Pivot?

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Wpw! Love seeing this fresh, clever take on supporting women who need help removing themselves from dangerous situations. And that it's printed on water-soluble paper! Thanks for sharing Bahar.

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ooops, I meant wow :)

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Yeah it is such a nice, powerful project with a simple and clever solution that helps to reduce the problem in that field!

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DeletedUser

clever way of distributing the message!

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It seems to me a really interesting way to get the message to women. Many of them are unaware of their status. Additionally, it action should be reinforce with others, thinking what happens when women call this phone number...What awaits them after that? Will they feel protected?