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Colombia-pictureSeptember 20, 2014 – “Human Trafficking: International Awareness Event Draws Together Survivors and Government Leaders” On July 30th, 2014, advocates across the globe united in observance of the first annual World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Participants included Shamere McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Sun Gate Foundation; Juan Camilo Restrepo, Deputy Minister of Interior; Mauricio Castro, Delegate of the Government of Valle; Felipe Montoya, Peace Advisor to the Mayor; David Alamos, Officer in Charge of the UNODC; Carolina Lopez, Program Coordinator, Trafficking and Gender, IOM; and eight survivors of human trafficking, including Beth Jacobs, Founder of Willow Way; Evelyn Chumbow, Survivor Consultant at Humanity United; Holly Austin Smith, Author of Walking Prey; Ima Matul, Survivor Organizer for the Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST); Norma Bastidas, Author of Running Home: A Journey to End Violence; Rani Hong, UN Special Advisor for Victims Survivors; and Trong Hong, Co-Founder of the Tronie Foundation
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