Billions Of Dollars In Modern Day Slavery
July 8, 2015
Hosted by April Joy Ford
Did you know the largest global crime industry worth over BILLIONS of dollars involves modern day slavery? Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to control victims for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or labor services against his/her will. Sex trafficking has been found in a wide variety of venues within the sex industry, including residential brothels, escort services, fake massage businesses, strip clubs, and street prostitution. Labor trafficking has been found in diverse labor settings including, domestic work, small businesses, large farms, and factories. (resource: NHTRC website) Today's guest Shannon Forsythe is the Co-Founder of Run 2 Rescue. Their mission is to reach, rescue and restore victims of sex trafficking. She has been featured in People magazine and received congressional recognition from the US House of Representatives for her work. Don't be oblivious to what's going on around you.
You Are Not Alone
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From tragedy to triumph, best-selling author, speaker and transformational coach April Joy Ford offers this show for those seeking answers and solutions to their stress, strains, struggles and setbacks. Gain insight on tools and truth to get empowered. Know that you are not alone and that there is hope. There are golden blessings to be discovered even when life throws you a curve ball and you can still experience joy.
Being a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and becoming a widowed single parent at 32 years old, April’s trauma and tragedies gave her the opportunity to hit the reset button on life to discover who she was truly meant to be. She teaches you to do the same by taking a holistic approach with the 4 step formula to breakthrough the barriers.
If you’re ready to create a blueprint and roadmap to rise above life’s challenges and discover the powerful you, this show is for you. Each listener is a life and each life matters, get your tools and truth to get empowered.
April Joy Ford
April Joy Ford turns her tragedies into triumph by writing, speaking and teaching on how to overcome trauma and women's advocacy.
After being an Engineer for over 13 years at Intel, she realized that her faith was greater than her fear and walked away to become a Best-Selling Author, Speaker-Radio Host, and Transformational Coach.
Being a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and becoming a widowed single parent at only 32, April’s tragedies gave her the opportunity to hit the reset button on life to discover who she was truly meant to be.
Her best-sellers: “You Are Not Alone- How to Rise Above Life’s Challenges”, “Journeys To Success – Women’s Edition” and “Chase the Challenge and Conquer.” She's been featured in media including her holistic training program “Breakthrough The Barriers-using the 4 Steps". This program is being utilized to teach staff and survivors in group homes on trauma informed care and self-care.
Listeners globally tune in to her live radio show, “You Are Not Alone,” seeking answers and solutions to their situations and setbacks. The show’s focus is to provide tools, tips and techniques holistically to overcome adversity.
Her brand, J.O.Y. started the vision of how we can rise above life’s challenges to discover our true authentic self. Her non-profit, Joy’s G.I.F.T. (Global Illumination Foundation Thrives) empowering survivors from loss or sexual abuse by providing them with wrap around resources and services.