Things You Can Do to Help Stamp Out Human Trafficking

1.  Buy and wear a Purple Teardrop pin badge
2.  Make the Purple Teardrop Campaign one of the charities you support.
3. Display Purple Teardrop Campaign posters at local libraries, churches, GP surgeries, chemists, STD clinics, A&E departments and colleges.
4. Mark Anti-Slavery Day on 18 October. See our dedicated Anti Slavery Day page and Call to Action.
5. Make human trafficking and modern slavery the focus of your International Women’s Day activity.
6. Hold an awareness raising event to alert your community to human trafficking. Here’s an inspirational article entitled Human Trafficking Not Just an Inner City Problem from Soroptimist International Barnstaple on how their members organised their seminar on human trafficking, which highlighted that trafficking takes place in rural communities, not just towns and cities.
7.Report behaviours indicative of human trafficking to the Modern Slavery help line, 0800 0121 700.
8.Hold a fund raising event in support of the Purple Teardrop Campaign. A-Z of ideas plus Gift Aid declaration.
9.Follow Purple Teardrop Campaign on facebook and twitter – access is from our home page – and help spread the word.
10. Read ‘Trafficked‘ the story of trafficking victim Sophie Hayes.
11. Help raise awareness of grooming and abusive relationships with our Loves Me Loves Me Not bookmarks and cards.
12. Donate through Give as You Live.
13. Tell your network of friends, family and colleagues about the Purple Teardrop Campaign.
14. Use our ‘Spot the Signs‘ cards in your workplace
15. Be alert and report anything that seems unusual.