Dressember Recap Week 1

As I mentioned in this blog post, I’m participating in Dressember again this year.  I’ve worn a dress for the past 8 days and I’ve also been posting information in both English and Romanian on my social media accounts.  Here are the facts and photos I’ve shared this week.

Did you know?

What is Dressember? A lot of women are passionate about ending human trafficking, but feel powerless to do anything.  Dressember creates a path for the busy woman to have a significant impact on ending a dark injustice. By wearing the Dressember uniform- a dress every day in December- she uses her voice to advocate for the freedom of all people.

How can a dress change the world?

Human trafficking is the #1 growing industry in the world, and the 2nd largest international criminal industry.

What is human trafficking? Human trafficking is modern day slavery where people profit from the control and exploitation of others.

How widespread is human trafficking? 40.3 million people are living in modern slavery today.

Moldova is currently #37 on the Global Slavery Index.