Campaign #igivehope offers support to victims of human traffing

Brasilia, 27 July, 2015 - As part of the actions referring to 30 July, the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UNODC, launches a hashtag #igivehope. In 2014, the campaign had great success with the engagement of various people, all over the world, who sent their pictures shaping a heart with their hands.

This year's campaign continues, asking social network users to take pictures and post using the hashtag #igivehope. The idea is to express the solidarity with thousands of victims of human trafficking, giving them back what was stolen from them: the hope.

To learn more, visit the page of the international campaign by clicking  here.

Learn More about the Blue Heart

The Blue Heart Campaign against Human Trafficking of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), was implemented in Brazil in partnership with the Ministry of Justice and with the institutional support of Grupo Globo. The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness and educate the society about this crime, which still affects thousands of people around the world. The campaign also highlights the complaint mechanisms, fundamental to investigation and conclusion of cases. 

We thank our UN Online Volunteer, Yiyang Song, for her contribution to the translation of this article. Yiyang Song, is an online volunteer mobilized through

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