Human trafficking generates billions of dollars in profits every year by victimizing millions of people in the United States and around the world. Traffickers are estimated to exploit 20.9 million victims, with an estimated 1.5 million victims in North America alone.
Domestic Work: (100)
Traveling Sales Crews: (57)
Restaurant/Food Service: (44)
Health and Beauty Services: (28)
Top Venues/Industries for Sex Trafficking (Number of Cases)
Commercial-Front Brothels (321)
Online Ad, Venue Unknown (258)
Residential Brothels (163)
Human trafficking continues to go underreported due to its covert nature, misconceptions about its definition, and a lack of awareness about its indicators.
Mental health is a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of a mental disorder: it is the "psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment".
Sickle cell disease occurs when hemoglobin, a protein carried by the body’s red blood cells that attaches to oxygen in the lungs and transports it to all parts of the body, is abnormal, causing the red blood cells to take on a rigid “C” or sickle, shape.
Positive thinking on a consistent basis can become part of one's daily routine.
Most often, the way we feel about a situation is interpreted by our perception of it.
Being aware of thoughts, thinking over them rationally and keeping a positive mindset are important elements to include when drawing conclusions and making decisions. Negative thinking damages confidence, harms performance, and paralyzes our mental skills.
National Women’s History Month was born of suffrage in March of 1857, when women from New York City factories staged a protest over working conditions. International Women’s Day was first observed in 1909, but it was not until 1981 that Congress established National Women’s History Week. In 1987, Congress expanded the week to a month. Every year since, Congress has passed a resolution for Women’s History Month, and the President has issued a proclamation.
The belief that we can rely on shortcuts to happiness, joy, rapture, comfort, and ecstasy, rather than be entitled to these feelings by the exercise of personal strengths and virtues, leads to legions of people who, in the middle of great wealth, are starving spiritually. ~Martin Seligman
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