Global Team of 200

Global Team of 200 is a highly specialized group of members of Mom Bloggers for Social Good that concentrates on issues involving women and girls, children, world hunger and maternal health.

Our Motto: Individually we are all powerful. Together we can change the world. We believe in the power of collective action to help others and believe in ourselves to make this world a better place for our children and the world’s children.

Posts tagged "UNICEF USA"

Sometimes, many of the problems in our world seem so remote, so distant from our day to day lives. It’s easy to turn off the news or turn blinders to things that are not prevalent in our personal communities. But, sadly, many of these ills are at our doorstep. As a mother, I find child abuse, neglect, trafficking and exploitation to be an important issue we should not and cannot tune out on. These children need our voice, our strength, and our commitment to bring us to the day when ZERO children are exploited (via Will You Take Action to Help Put and End to Child Trafficking? #EndTrafficking #GlobalTeamof200)

I first learned about ending child trafficking back in 2004 when Natalie Grant shared this disturbing issue. During a visit to India, she met a counselor (a previous sex slave) who helps women and girls who are trafficked in the sex trade. Ms. Grant was so touched that she formed a nonprofit that helps women and girls in the US and other countries. And this topic remained with me all these years. (via How to End Child Trafficking #EndTrafficking - BrainFoggles)

In their fight to end trafficking, UNICEF’s newest ambassador is American fashion model and actress Angie Harmon. Harmon joins a distinguished roster of popular celebrities who have supported UNICEF causes over the years,including Danny Kaye and Audrey Hepburn, and newer celebrities like Laurence Fishburne, Selena Gomez, Téa Leoni, Joel Madden, Alyssa Milano, Marcus Samuelsson, and Sarah Jessica Parker, among others.The actress currently stars on TNT’s Rizzoli & Isles as the title character ‘Jane Rizzoli’. (via UNICEF is Working to End Child Trafficking)

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. (We’ll have some awesome opportunity’s to be involved through Exodus Road and upcoming guest posts by university students who attended Passion 2013.) Today, Global Team of 200 shares UNICEF’s End Trafficking Project. An estimated 5.5 million children are victims of trafficking, an illegal enterprise that generates an estimated $32 billion in yearly profits. Did you know? Human trafficking cases have been reported in every state in the United States. Rates are particularly high in California, Texas, Florida, and New York.

Did you know that an estimated 5.5 million children are victims of human trafficking, an illegal enterprise that generates an estimated $32 billion in yearly profits? I didn’t until I learned all about about human trafficking through my membership in The Global Team of 200. (via How To Help End Human Trafficking of Children)

La nueva embajadora de UNICEF es la modelo y actriz Angie Harmon, como embajadora Harmon pone a disposición su talento y reconocimiento para ayudar en la lucha contra el tráfico humano y de niños durante el mes de la conciencia para detener el tráfico humano: Human Trafficking Awareness Month.

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Human trafficking is when children, woman, and men are forced to perform duties such as prostitution, sex tourism, domestic servitude, factory work, migrant farming, and other tasks. At any given time around the world, 3 out of 1,000 people are trapped in forced labor ( What you may not realize is that human trafficking is very alive here in our own backyard - America, and reported in all 50 states. Prostitution controlled by pimps is just one of the forms of human trafficking going on in America. (via January Is Human Trafficking Awareness Month | Textbook Mommy)

The End Trafficking project is the U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s initiative to raise awareness about child trafficking and mobilize communities to take meaningful action to help protect children. In partnership with concerned individuals and groups, the End Trafficking project aims to bring us all closer to a day when there are ZERO exploited children.