Going for Gold in the Fight against Trafficking
The Olympic Games are now in full swing and GIFT box is creating a stir on the streets of London!
Whilst Team GB has been doing us proud, STOP THE TRAFFIK has also had some winning results. Amongst the crowds, our fantastic teams of volunteers have been engaging with members of the public from all over the world in a bid to inspire anti-trafficking action.
Hundreds of men, women and children have been exploring our GIFT boxes and sharing their inspirational stories and ideas with us.
GIFT box vital statistics so far:
GIFT box locations: 5
Members of the public who have entered a GIFT box: 2,500
People engaging with GIFT box on Facebook: 16,000
Members of the public who have signed up to support UN GIFT and STOP THE TRAFFIK: 1,750
GIFT box Project Coordinator Jantine’s grey hairs: lost count
The project has reaffirmed our belief in the importance of collective action to spot and disrupt trafficking; whilst being on the box we’ve been approached by members of the public about two potential incidences of trafficking, highlighting the power of community awareness.
Have you seen what’s inside a GIFT box? Tell us about your GIFT box experience and how you are going to help in the fight against human trafficking at www.ungiftbox.org