Preventing Abuse Conference on Human Trafficking and Child Abduction, Media Invited
Human trafficking now considered a threat to national security; Child abduction now considered "organized"
Contact: Tony Nassif, 818-848-7522
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 26 /Christian Newswire/ -- According to the F.B.I. over 100-thousand children and young women are trafficked in the U.S. every year. According to the Department of Justice almost 800-thousand children are reported missing each year in the U.S. Of those, 58,200 are the victims for a non-family abduction. Of the 100-thousand children and young women trafficked in the U.S. the average age is 11-years-old. The F.B.I. estimates between 19-thousand and 20-thousand people, primarily women, are trafficked in the U.S. each year.
Human trafficking is predominantly the commercial sexual exploitation of women and children. Child abduction is primarily seen as perpetrated by the lone pedophile. However, some say it is has an organized dimension.
On Monday November 13, 2006, The Preventing Abuse Conference on human trafficking and child abduction will be held at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City, California.
When: Monday November 13, 2006
Where: Sheraton Universal Hotel, Universal City, CA.
Who: Featured speakers are Steve Tidwell, Assistant Director, F.B.I., Dr. Laura Lederer, Senior Advisor to the State Department for Global Affairs. Among the many other speakers and organizations presenting at the conference is radio talk show host Mark Larson, representing the Enough is Enough campaign lead by Internet Safety expert Donna Rice Hughes, Dr. Judith Reisman who consulted three presidential administrations and expert on the impact of porn. Lifetime Television Network which produced television movies on human trafficking and child abduction, and many others.
"The [Preventing Abuse] conference on Human Trafficking [and child abduction] was one of the most informative I have ever attended..." -- Noreen Gosch, Mother of kidnap victim, Johnny Gosch
Other speakers and organizations will address Internet safety from predators, the positive role the public and the church can have to help victims and stop the problem. The root elements fueling the demand for human trafficking. What is and can be done to stop it and set the captives free and judgment to the perpetrators.
“The Preventing Abuse Conference is designed to educate, motivate and activate. We all have a responsibility to do something. Together we can help set captives free, bring justice to their captors. Together we can help protect families...and our nation.” -- Tony Nassif, President/founder, Cedars Cultural and Educational Foundation
To schedule interviews with Mr. Tony Nassif please call 818-848-7522