With the #JulioAzul campaign, led by End of Slavery AC, it seeks to raise awareness, sensitize and make visible about human trafficking.
According to the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System, So far this year, 332 investigation folders have been registered for human trafficking, one of them in Jalisco. While in 2021 the figure was 621 throughout the country and 12 in Jalisco.
Although the United Nations Organization (UN), established July 30 as the World Day for the Fight against Trafficking in Persons, it will be the entire month of July when there will be educational, art and cultural activities in the State to train, inform, prevent, alert and raise awareness on the subject.
Diana Rojas, general director of the End of Slavery, stressed that they have been working on awareness and training on the issue for eight years, in addition, that such a campaign has not been carried out in any other state or country.
“We are a beacon and a voice for those who cannot speak because they are victims of trafficking. In Jalisco there are three red flags. It is important to make a relationship between human trafficking and disappearances. There is no exact figure for the number of people in that state, but it is a serious problem. There is a statistic that only 1% of people in exploitation will be able to escape or be released“, said.
In this crime, he pointed out, there are some issues and legal loopholes that invalidate it, so the organization, together with allies, are already proposing changes to laws and codes.
He highlighted that according to the Global Slavery Index, 57% of Mexicans can be victims of trafficking regardless of skin, eye or hair color.
María Guadalupe Real, executive secretary of the State Human Rights Commission of Jalisco (CEDHJ), recognized and reiterated the commitment to support the foundation.
While Marcela Figueroa, CEO of MARSANTO productions and producer of the #JulioAzul campaign, detailed that there will be more than 28 events, which will be held, some virtually and others in person, and have more than 30 strategic allies.
In the events there will be talks, dialogues, talks, training, conferences, book presentation, film forum, dance, theater and pictorial interventions with various artists.
The venues will be from the Guadalajara and Zapopan City Councils, the State Congress, the Juan José Arreola Public Library, the University of Guadalajara, among others.
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